"Soon It's Gonna Rain": A Suggested Music Playlist to Accompany Hurricane Irene

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Like a lot of people in the New York City area, Playbill staffers are staying put in their homes and apartments during the worst part of Hurricane Irene, which will lash the area hardest between 9 PM Aug. 27 and 6 PM Aug. 28.

We've put our heads together and come up with a storm-themed show tune playlist suitable for your hurricane party — yes, there is a such a thing — or to lighten the temporary darkness. Check out our recent story about Hurricane Irene shutting down Broadway this weekend. And, just for fun, here's music to hunker down by:

"Soon It's Gonna Rain" from The Fantasticks
"River in the Rain" from Big River
"Two by Two" & "When It Dries" from Two by Two
"Where Will You Stand When the Flood Comes?" from Parade
"The Flood" from Children of Eden
"Storm's A-Brewin'" from The Great American Trailer Park Musical
"The Rain in Spain" from My Fair Lady
"Here's That Rainy Day" from Carnival in Flanders
"Don't Rain on My Parade" from Funny Girl
"Right as Rain" from Bloomer Girl
"A Little Fall of Rain" from Les Miserables
"Stranger to the Rain" from Children of Eden
"Singin' in the Rain" from Singin' in the Rain
"They Call the Wind Maria" from Paint Your Wagon
"Ride Out the Storm" from Seesaw
"Blow High, Blow Low" from Carousel
"Rain Song" from 110 in the Shade
"It's Raining in My Heart" from Dames at Sea
"It's Raining on Prom Night" from Grease
"Come Rain or Come Shine" "Rain" from Jane Eyre
"A Small Umbrella in the Rain" from Little Women
"Feel the Rain Fall" from Parade
"Blow Winds" from Zanna, Don't!
"Storm I," "Storm II" and "Final Storm" from The Secret Garden
"Stormy Weather" from As Thousands Cheer
"A Dark and Stormy Night" from Snoopy!!!
"Love and the Weather" from White Christmas
"The Storm" from Marie Christine
"When the Night Wind Howls" from Ruddigore
"Blue Wind" from Spring Awakening
"Whistle Down the Wind" from Whistle Down the Wind
"Colors of the Wind" from "Pocahontas"
"Cry Like the Wind" from Do Re Mi
"Till the Clouds Roll By" from Oh, Boy!
"Look to the Rainbow" from Finian's Ranbow
"That Terrific Rainbow" from Pal Joey
"Mama, A Rainbow" from Minnie's Boys
"Over the Rainbow" from "The Wizard of Oz"

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Kate Baldwin in sang "Look to the Rainbow" in the 2009 Broadway revival of <i>Finian's Rainbow</i>.
Kate Baldwin in sang "Look to the Rainbow" in the 2009 Broadway revival of Finian's Rainbow. Photo by Joan Marcus
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