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Irving Berlin Plays List

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List of Irving Berlin plays with descriptions, including any musicals by Irving Berlin, playwright. This Irving Berlin plays list includes promotional photos when available, as well as information about co-writers and Irving Berlin characters. This list of plays by Irving Berlin is listed alphabetically and includes art of the play's posters when available. List items include Call Me Madam, Annie Get Your Gun and many additional items as well. What plays did Irving Berlin write? All these, one-acts, musicals, or full-length plays are by Irving Berlin and can help you decide, "What are the best Irving Berlin plays?" {#nodes}
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  • Annie Get Your Gun is a musical with lyrics and music by Irving Berlin and a book by Dorothy Fields and her brother Herbert Fields. The story is a fictionalized version of the life of Annie Oakley (1860–1926), a sharpshooter who starred in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, and her romance with sharpshooter Frank E. Butler (1847–1926).The 1946 Broadway production was a hit, and the musical had long runs in both New York (1,147 performances) and London, spawning revivals, a 1950 film version and television versions. Songs that became hits include "There's No Business Like Show Business", "Doin' What Comes Natur'lly", "You Can't Get a Man with a Gun", "They Say It's Wonderful", and "Anything You Can... more on Wikipedia
    • Authors / Creators: Irving Berlin , Dorothy Fields , Herbert Fields
    • Characters: Sitting Bull, Buffalo Bill Cody, Annie Oakley, Frank Butler, Winnie Tate

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  • Music Box Revue

    Music Box Revue was a musical theatre revue staged by Hassard Short with music by Irving Berlin. Featuring contributions from a number of writers including Robert Benchley, it debuted at the Music Box Theatre in 1921, where it ran for 440 performances.... more on Wikipedia
    • Authors / Creators: Irving Berlin
  • As Thousands Cheer

    As Thousands Cheer is a revue with a book by Moss Hart and music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, first performed in 1933. The revue contained satirical sketches and witty or poignant musical numbers, several of which became standards, including "Heat Wave", "Easter Parade" and "Harlem on my Mind". The sketches were loosely based on the news and the lives and affairs of the rich and famous, and other people of the day, such as Joan Crawford, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., Noël Coward, Josephine Baker, and Aimee Semple McPherson.... more on Wikipedia
    • Authors / Creators: Irving Berlin , Moss Hart
  • Call Me Madam
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    Call Me Madam is a musical with a book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse with music and lyrics by Irving Berlin. A satire on politics and foreign policy that spoofs America's penchant for lending billions of dollars to needy countries, it centers on Sally Adams, a well-meaning but ill-informed socialite widow who is appointed United States Ambassador to the fictional European country of Lichtenburg. While there, she charms the local gentry, especially Cosmo Constantine, while her press attaché Kenneth Gibson falls in love with Princess Maria.... more on Wikipedia
    • Authors / Creators: Irving Berlin , Russel Crouse , Howard Lindsay
    • Characters: Mrs. Sally Adams, Sebastian Sebastian, Kenneth Gibson, Henry Gibson, Senator Gallagher