The 1967 musical Henry, Sweet Henry will kick off the season, playing Oct. 8-10. Based on Nora Johnson's novel "The World of Henry Orient," Henry, Sweet Henry features a book by Nunnally Johnson and a score by Bob Merrill. Gordon Greenberg will direct the York run of the musical that originally played Broadway's Palace Theatre Oct. 12, 1967-Dec. 31, 1967. Jay Binder will direct the second Mufti offering, Twenty Fingers, Twenty Toes. The musical features a score by Michael Dansicker and a book by Dansicker and Bob Nygro. Twenty Fingers will play the York Oct. 15-17.
The fall season concludes with Frank Loesser's Greenwillow. Directed by Michael Montel, the musical will run Oct. 22-24. Greenwillow features music and lyrics by Loesser and a book by Loesser and Lesser Samuel. Nominated for six Tony Awards, Greenwillow originally played Broadway's Alvin Theatre March 8, 1960-May 28, 1960.
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to developing and fully producing new musicals, and preserving neglected, notable shows from the past, is located at the Theatre at Saint Peter's in the Citigroup Center, 619 Lexington Avenue. For more information visit www.yorktheatre.org.