His first Broadway show was Milk and Honey (1961), followed by Hello, Dolly! (1964), Mame (1966), Dear World (1969), Mack & Mabel (1974), The Grand Tour (1979, with its World Premiere Revision here at the Colony in 2005, music and lyrics by Mr. Herman), La Cage (1983), Jerry’s Girls (1985), and Mrs. Santa Claus (1996), a CBS TV special starring Angela Lansbury.
Showtune, a revue of his life’s work, is performing in regional theatres around the country.
string of awards and honors includes Tonys, Grammys, Drama Desk Awards,
the Johnny Mercer Award, the Richard Rodgers Award, the Oscar
Hammerstein Award, the Frederick Lowe Award, the Songwriters Hall of
Fame and the Theatre Hall of Fame.