Years earlier Irving Berlin
had written the perfect epitaph for him: "The world would not be in such a snarl, If Marx had been Groucho instead of Karl."
The Marriott Theatre raises the curtains this weekend to the festive favorite "Irving Berlin
's Holiday Inn." The musical is based off the 1942 film of the same title starring Bing Crosby, Fred Astaire and Virginia Dale.
IWhite Christmas is a 1942 Irving Berlin
song reminiscing about an oldfashioned Christmas and is the soundtrack of the film Holiday Inn.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of the song "God Bless America." To celebrate, there are three new picture books about its creator, Irving Berlin
. Spoiler alert: I like them all!
1888: Songwriter Irving Berlin
was born as Israel Baline in Siberia.
A YORKVILLE penthouse apartment that was once home to songwriter Irving Berlin
is now $1 million cheaper.
"Holiday Inn," the 1942 film that starred Fred Astaire, Bing Crosby, and a calendar full of Irving Berlin
tunes, has gotten a complete and first-class stage redo at Roundabout Theatre Company, turning this shaky fixer-upper into prime property that should please audiences looking for an easy-on-the-eyes, none-too-taxing escape.
BORN ANNE of Cleeves, Queen of England, 1515 ANDREA Bocelli, Italian tenor, 1958, above NICK Cave, Australian rock singer, 1957 DIED IRVING Berlin
, American lyricist, 1989, above GEORGE C Scott, US actor, 1999 JACO Pastorius, American jazz musician, 1987
EASTER PARADE BBC2 10AM A little early in the day, but none the worse for wear, Judy Garland sports an Easter bonnet in slimly plotted but absolutely beguiling musical, bursting with Irving Berlin
What was the most popular song ever written by Irving Berlin
The show will feature songs from Irving Berlin
's White Christmas as well as musicals the Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, Jekyll and Hyde, Evita, Carousel, the Lion King, Chicago, Sister Act, Ghost and Wicked.
At Irving Berlin
's White Christmas press night he said: "I was so skinny, I'm happier being a man than a boy."