Holiday Inn the New Irving Berlin Musical Hits Broadway
A new addition to The Broadway Collection, the first ever Broadway production of Holiday Inn will open as part of the Roundabout Theater Company 50th Anniversary Season on October 6, 2016 at Studio 54. The show will star Tony Award nominee Bryce Pinkham and Lora Lee Gayer, among others. Directed by Gordon Greenberg with music and lyrics by musical theater titan Irving Berlin, the musical opened for previews September 1, 2016 and will be a limited engagement production.
Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical is the story of Jim, who abandons show business to settle down on his farmhouse in Connecticut where he meets Linda, a high-energy schoolteacher with hidden talent. The pair converts the farmhouse into a performance mecca, with sensational celebrations at each holiday. Ted, Jim’s best friend, attempts to lure Linda away to be his new dance partner in Hollywood, and the classic love triangle ensues. Film history buffs, romantics and newcomers alike will appreciate this delightful musical, filled with iconic tunes such as “Steppin’ Out With My Baby” and “Blue Skies” among other recognizable tunes by master composer Irving Berlin.