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Two By Two   

 
Imperial Theatre , (11/10/1970 - 9/11/1971)
First Preview:Oct 28, 1970 Total Previews:6
Opening Date:Nov 10, 1970   
Closing Date:Sep 11, 1971 Total Performances:

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway
Setting: Before, during and after the flood, in and around Noah's home, on the ark, and atop Mt. Ararat


Production Staff
Produced by Richard Rodgers
Based on the play "The Flowering Peach" by Clifford Odets; Book by Peter Stone; Music by Richard Rodgers; Lyrics by Martin Charnin; Music orchestrated by Eddie Sauter; Dance arrangements by Trude Rittman; Vocal arrangements by Trude Rittman; Musical Director: Jay Blackton
Conceived by Joe Layton; Directed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by David Hays; Costume Design by Fred Voelpel; Lighting Design by John Gleason; Projection Design by Cris Alexander; Hair Stylist Ronald De Mann; Assistant to Mr. Hays: Marsha L. Eck; Assistant to Mr. Voelpel: Ray Simpson; Assistant to Mr. Gleason: Spencer Mosse; Projection Consultant: William H. Batchelder
General Manager: Morris Jacobs; Company Manager: Maurice Winters
Production Supervisor: Jerome Whyte; Production Stage Manager: Harry Young; Stage Manager: Phil King; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jess Richards
Technical Advisor: Mitch Miller; Associate Conductor: Robert Stanley; Orchestra Personnel Manager: Sol Gusikoff; Music Preparation: Mathilde Pincus and Al Miller
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Les Schecter; Assistant to Mr. Layton: Scott Salmon; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates; Assistant to Mr. Rodgers: Rita Chambers
Cast
Danny Kaye Noah
Marilyn Cooper Leah
Joan Copeland Esther
Harry Goz Shem
Madeline Kahn Goldie
Michael Karm Ham
Tricia O'Neil Rachel
Walter Willison Japheth
Standbys: John Davison (Shem), Harry Goz (Noah), Janet McCall (Esther, Leah), Stephen Pearlman (Shem), Jess Richards (Ham, Japheth) and Caryl Tenney (Goldie, Rachel)
Tony Award®
 1971 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Walter Willison
Theatre World
nominee 1971 Award [recipient]
Tricia O'Neil
nominee 1971 Award [recipient]
Walter Willison
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Martin Charnin
ACT 1Sung By
Why Me? Noah
Put Him Away Shem, Ham and Leah
The Gitka's Song The Gitka
Something, Somewhere Japheth and Family
You Have Got to Have a Rudder on the Ark Noah, Shem, Ham and Japheth
Something Doesn't Happen Rachel and Esther
An Old Man Esther
Ninety Again! Noah
Two by Two Noah and Family
I Do Not Know a Day I Did Not Love You Japheth
Something, Somewhere (Reprise)Noah
ACT 2Sung By
When It Dries Noah and Family
Two by Two (Reprise)Noah and Esther
You Noah
The Golden Ram Goldie
Poppa Knows Best Noah and Japheth
I Do Not Know a Day I Did Not Love You (Reprise)Rachel and Japheth
As Far as I'm Concerned Shem and Leah
Hey, Girlie Noah
The Covenant Noah