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The Flowering Peach

The Flowering Peach is a 1954 dramatic play by American playwright Clifford Odets with music by Alan Hovhaness. The plot is a modern take on the Bible stories of Noah and the Ark.

The Flowering Peach
Written byClifford Odets
Date premieredDecember 28, 1954
Original languageEnglish

It was the last original play by Odets produced in his lifetime. The play was revived in 1994. While seldom produced in stock and regional theatres, a musical version entitled Two by Two was produced on Broadway in 1970 by Richard Rodgers, Martin Charnin and Peter Stone. It starred Danny Kaye and ran for a year on Broadway.[1]

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  1. ^ Kuchwara, Michael (March 21, 1994). "The Flowering Peach' by Clifford Odets Revived on Broadway". Associated Press. Retrieved July 14, 2017.

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