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Two's Company    Charles Sherman's Musical Revue

Alvin Theatre, (12/15/1952 - 3/08/1953)
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Opening Date: Dec 15, 1952    
Closing Date: Mar 08, 1953 Total Performances: 90

Category: Musical, Revue, Original, Broadway


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Herman Bernstein
Produced by James Russo and Michael Ellis; Associate Producer: Clifford Hayman
Music by Vernon Duke; Lyrics by Ogden Nash; Additional Lyrics by Sammy Cahn; Sketches by Charles Sherman; Sketches written with Peter DeVries; Featuring songs by Sheldon Harnick ("A Man's Home"); Vocal arrangements by Milton Rosenstock; Ballet Music by Genevieve Pitot and David Baker; Music orchestrated by Don Walker ("Opening - Theatre is a Lady", "A Man's Home", "Roundabout", "Clear Blue Sky", "Esther" and "Haunted Hot Spot"), Clare Grundman ("Turn Me Loose on Broadway", "It Just Occured to Me", "Baby Couldn't Dance" and "Finale") and Phil Lang ("Roll Along, Sadie", "Purple Rose" and "Just Like a Man"); Additional sketches by Arnold B. Horwitt ("And a Little Child" and "When in Rome") and Lee Rogow ("And a Little Child" and "When in Rome"); Additonal sketch by Mort Green ("One's A Crowd") and Nat Hiken ("Jealousy"); Additional sketch by George Foster ("One's A Crowd"); Additional Sketch by Billy Friedberg ("Jealousy"); Scenario for "Roundabout" by Horton Foote and Jerome Robbins; "The Voice of Inexperience" by Oliver Wakefield
Sketches Directed by Jules Dassin; Dances and Musical Numbers Staged by Jerome Robbins
Scenic Design by Ralph Alswang; Costume Design by Miles White; Lighting Design by Ralph Alswang
General Manager: Clifford Hayman
Production Under the Supervision of John Murray Anderson; Production Stage Manager: Bill Ross; Stage Manager: Perry Bruskin
Musical Supervisor: Milton Rosenstock; Conducted by Milton Rosenstock; Orchestra Contractor: Phil Palmer
Publicity Director: Samuel J. Friedman; Press: Lenny Traube; Casting: Viola Rubber
Cast
Bette Davis
Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
That One
One's A Crowd
Helen
Jealousy
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Performer of "Street Scenes"
Jezebela
When in Rome
Sybill
Purple Rose
Singer of "Just Like a Man"
David Burns
Stanley
Jealousy
Dudley Dawson
And A Little Child
Melvin
Esther
Strombolini
When in Rome
Nora Kaye
Girl
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancer in "Roundabout"
The Stripper
Haunted Hot Spot
Hiram Sherman
Introducer of "Opening - Theatre is a Lady"
Singer of "A Man's Home"
Reggie
One's A Crowd
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Performer of "Street Scenes"
Peter ("Going to the Studio")
Peter ("Purple Rose")
Florence Baum
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Pupil
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancing Ensemble
Jeanna Belkin
Dancing Ensemble
Eleanor Boleyn
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Dancer in "Roundabout"
She
Going to the Studio
Dancing Ensemble
Maurice Brenner
Camera Man
Purple Rose
Perry Bruskin
Announcer
Going to the Studio
Bill Callahan
Singer/Dancer of "Opening - Theatre is a Lady"
Boy
Baby Couldn't Dance
The Drummer
Haunted Hot Spot
Art Carroll
Singing Ensemble
Bill Crach
Voice
"Roundabout"
Cicero
Purple Rose
Francis Edwards
Teen Ace
Clifford Fearl
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Hilary
Purple Rose
Singing Ensemble
Ellen Hanley
Singer of "Roundabout"
Singer of "Haunted Hot Spot"
Barbara Heath
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Pupil
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Dancing Ensemble
Sue Hight
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Voice
"Roundabout"
Singer of "Clear Blue Sky"
Singing Ensemble
Dorothy Hill
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Dancing Ensemble
William Inglis
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Dancing Ensemble
George S. Irving
Producer
And A Little Child
J.C.
One's A Crowd
Voice
"Roundabout"
Musician
When in Rome
Terrance
Purple Rose
Maria Karnilova
Dancer of "Clear Blue Sky"
Esther
Esther
Peter Kelley
Singer of "It Just Occurred to Me"
Singer of "Clear Blue Sky"
John Kelly
Dancing Ensemble
Lenore Korman
Singing Ensemble
William Krach
Singing Ensemble
Loney Lewis
for Stanley Prager

Ralph Linn
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Dancing Ensemble
Tina Louise
Secretary
And A Little Child
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Singing Ensemble
Henry Mallory
Teen Ace
Michael Mann
Rollo
And A Little Child
Julie Marlowe
Dancing Ensemble
Buzz Miller
Ensemble in "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie"
Native
Esther
The Pianist
Haunted Hot Spot
Helen Murielle
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Nina
When in Rome
Dancing Ensemble
May Muth
Mrs. Wilkins
And A Little Child
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Hortense
Purple Rose
Singing Ensemble
Franklin Neil
Butler ("And a Little Child")
Butler ("Purple Rose")
Singing Ensemble
Bob Neukum
Singing Ensemble
Robert Neukum
Usher
One's A Crowd
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Virgil
Purple Rose
Robert Orton
Leader of the Teen Aces
Robert Pagent
Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Dancer in "Roundabout"
Dancer of "Clear Blue Sky"
Dancing Ensemble
Stanley Prager
Harassed Gentleman
One's A Crowd
Thomaso
When in Rome
Basha Regis
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Maid ("Purple Rose")
Singing Ensemble
Deborah Remsen
Singer of "It Just Occurred to Me"
Voice
"Roundabout"
Ginger
Purple Rose
Singing Ensemble
Earl Renard
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Horatio
Purple Rose
Porter
When in Rome
Job Sanders
Ensemble in "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Dancer in "It Just Occurred to Me"
Dancing Ensemble
Gilbert Shipley
Teen Ace
Armstead Shobey
Teen Ace
Norman Shobey
Teen Ace
Stanley Simmons
Ensemble in "Turn Me Loose on Broadway"
Professor
Baby Couldn't Dance
Dancing Ensemble
Teddy Tavenner
Audience member
One's A Crowd
Singing Ensemble
Oliver Wakefield
Performer of "The Voice of Inexperience"
Doris Wolin
Singing Ensemble
Understudies: Art Carroll (Singer of "Clear Blue Sky", Singer of "It Just Occurred to Me"), Sue Hight (Singer of "Haunted Hot Spot", Singer of "Roundabout"), George S. Irving (Introducer of "Opening - Theatre is a Lady", Performer of "Street Scenes", Peter ("Going to the Studio"), Peter ("Purple Rose"), Reggie), May Muth (Helen, Jezebela, Performer of "Street Scenes", Singer/Dancer of "Roll Along, Sadie", Singer/Dancer of "Turn Me Loose on Broadway", Sybill, That One), Stanley Prager (Dudley Dawson, Melvin, Stanley, Strombolini) and Teddy Tavenner (Audience member, Singer of "Clear Blue Sky", Voice)
Tony Award®
winner 1953 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [winner]
Hiram Sherman
Theatre World
winner 1953 Award [recipient]
Peter Kelley