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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

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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; 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
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; Advertising: Lawrence Weiner and Associates
Danny KayeNoah
Marilyn CooperLeah
Joan CopelandEsther
Harry GozShem
Madeline KahnGoldie
Michael KarmHam
Tricia O'NeilRachel
Walter WillisonJapheth
Standby: John Davison (Shem), Harry Goz (Noah), Janet McCall (Esther, Leah), Stephen Pearlman (Shem), Jess Richards (Ham, Japheth) and Caryl Tenney (Goldie, Rachel)
Theatre World
winner 1971 Award [recipient] 
  Tricia O'Neil
winner 1971 Award [recipient] 
  Walter Willison
Tony Award®
 1971 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Walter Willison
music by Richard Rodgers; lyrics by Martin Charnin
ACT 1 Sung By
Why Me?Noah
Put Him AwayShem, Ham and Leah
The Gitka's SongThe Gitka
Something, SomewhereJapheth and Family
You Have Got to Have a Rudder on the ArkNoah, Shem, Ham and Japheth
Something Doesn't HappenRachel and Esther
An Old ManEsther
Ninety Again!Noah
Two by TwoNoah and Family
I Do Not Know a Day I Did Not Love YouJapheth
Something, Somewhere (Reprise) Noah
ACT 2 Sung By
When It DriesNoah and Family
Two by Two (Reprise) Noah and Esther
The Golden RamGoldie
Poppa Knows BestNoah and Japheth
I Do Not Know a Day I Did Not Love You (Reprise) Rachel and Japheth
As Far as I'm ConcernedShem and Leah
Hey, GirlieNoah
The CovenantNoah