WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
Heralded as "the greatest songwriter that has ever lived" by George Gershwin, Irving Berlin is known for innumerable American classics such as "White Christmas," "God Bless America," "Anything You Can Do," and "Top Hat, White Tie and Tails." Songwriter Jerome Kern said it all: "Irving Berlin...IS American music." In this tour de force performance by award winning showman Hershey Felder (George Gershwin Alone and Maestro: Leonard Bernstein, performed at Town Hall in 2014), the remarkable story of "America's composer" comes to life. We're taken from the depths of anti-Semitism in Czarist Russia to New York's Lower East Side - and ultimately all of America and the world. Featuring the composer's most popular and enduring songs and beyond, Hershey Felder's masterful creation of character and musical performance makes this evening with Irving Berlin an unforgettable journey that epitomizes the American dream.