The script for the musical wrote M. Stewart, music belongs to Cy Coleman, lyrics – to D. Fields. Production is based partially on the original production of W. Gibson, having the name ‘Two For the Seasaw’. It was published in 1958 and after its fantastic success served as an excellent foundation for the project.
Initial exhibitions of the histrionics started in February 1973. They lasted for one and a half months and ultimately counted 25 demonstrations. As for the official premiere, it took place on March of the same year, in the Uris Theatre, NYC. After some time, the staging has moved to a new location – Mark Hellinger Theatre. It stayed there right up to the moment of the closure in December 1973. During its time, 296 performances in less than a year were demonstrated to the audience.
Direction of the play was by M. Bennet. In addition to his regular duties, he also acted as a leading choreographer. The team also included: stage designer R. Wagner, costume designer A. Roth, light designer J. Fisher and conductor L. Fallon. Starring M. Lee & K. Howard. For their work, they received positive reviews from critics. The spectacular was not without attention of representatives of theater awards. In particular, it received seven nominations for Tony, winning two (Best Choreography & Best Performance). In addition to this, performance was marked by Drama Desk, which gave it one for the Outstanding Performance.
Release date: 1973
Last Update:July, 13th 2016