New Irving Berlin Musical HOLIDAY INN Comes to Broadway in 2016
Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Universal Stage Productions, has announced the first-ever Broadway production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW IRVING BERLIN MUSICAL. With music and lyrics by Irving Berlin , Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge's new book is inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, Holiday Inn.
The new Irving Berlin Musical will begin preview performances on September 1, 2016, and open officially on October 13, 2016, on Broadway at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street). This will be a limited engagement.
The new musical features over 20 classic songs from the Irving Berlin catalogue including " Steppin' Out With My Baby ," " Shaking the Blues Away ," " Easter Parade ," " Cheek to Cheek " and " Heat Wave ."
HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW IRVING BERLIN MUSICAL tells the story of Jim, who leaves the bright lights of show business behind to settle down on his farmhouse in Connecticut. He quickly discovers life isn't the same without a bit of song and dance. Jim's luck takes a spectacular turn when he meets Linda, a spirited schoolteacher with talent to spare. Together they turn the farmhouse into a fabulous inn with dazzling performances to celebrate each holiday, from Thanksgiving to the Fourth of July. But when Jim's best friend Ted tries to lure Linda away to be his new dance partner in Hollywood, will Jim be able to salvage his latest chance at love?