Hershey Felder ('Maestro') returns to 59E59 for another solo show exploring the life of a legendary composer. More…
'Hershey Felder as Irving Berlin' brings the man behind the iconic music to life in an evening reflecting Berlin's remarkable journey from child immigrant to America's most beloved and prolific songwriter, and featuring the some of the composer's most popular and enduring songs including "Alexander's Ragtime Band," "Always," "Blue Skies," "God Bless America," "Puttin' on the Ritz," "There's No Business Like Show Business," and "White Christmas."
See it if Pleasant mix of Irving Berlin songs, sung with piano accompaniment by Felder, in between comments about songs and Berlin's life.
Don't see it if Do not expect deep insight into background of songs or Berlin's life. Audience participation demonstrated Berlin's integration into US.
See it if You'd enjoy a potted history of a American songwriting giant, with accomplished and lovely renditions of his best songs.
Don't see it if You dislike occasional.singalongs, which Felder uses to mix things up.
See it if You love Irving Berlin's music. You like a feel good story about an immigrant. You like the back story of what inspired Berlin's songs.
Don't see it if If you don't like a somewhat sentimental story.
See it if you love storytelling on stage, the music of Irving Berlin, want to be captivated by one person and learn more about history, music & movie
Don't see it if you don't like one-man shows, aren't into history or biographies, or can't handle serious subjects in a musical biopic
See it if Anyone looking for a very thorough overview of Berlin's life and music, very nicely staged.
Don't see it if Great singing is important to you. Felder is a terrific pianist, but his voice doesn't match. Or if you don't like one person shows.
See it if A fabulous one man show. I learned so much more about the man-loved the music. Very moving
Don't see it if If you are not an Irving Berlin fan you may not want to view. But the man has a loving story to tell
See it if You know a little about music or a lot and want to see a talented performer bring Irving Berlin back for a moment in time.
Don't see it if If you don't care about music or aren't interested in the bio of one of our greatest lyricists, then HF isn't for you...
See it if Great for post war generation,movie lovers,music lovers,a lot of history was very emotional for me as emigrant from Russia
Don't see it if You are not interested in history,movies or music
See it if Irving Berlin comes alive on the stage The singing and music is magical Time flies listening to this music I was sorry when the show ended
Don't see it if U do not enjoy the music of Irving Berlin
See it if you like to learn more about the life of the artist and you enjoy great music and performance...As the others Hersley's show it is just awso
Don't see it if you don't like a true story and music ...
See it if You relish the American Songbook, stories of the American Dream, or bravura one-man performances.
Don't see it if You like your musicals loud and splashy; this is surprisingly and effectively quiet.
See it if Hershey Felder gives a great one-man performance, acts many roles, plays piano and sings with a pure, strong tenor voice. Fabulous show.
Don't see it if You want a full-cast extravaganza or can't stand to hear audience members talk throughout--and sing along, even when not prompted to do so.
See it if You're a big fan of Irving Berlin or Hershey Felder - he is without a doubt a very talented performer.
Don't see it if You like biographies with real dramatic impact - the beginning drags majorly and overall it is muted and a bit dull.
See it if You like the music of Irving Berlin and want to see a consummate performer tell the story of a great songwriter.
Don't see it if You like contemporary music and don’t care for biographical musicals.
See it if you would be interested in learning the inspiration behind Berlin’s famous hits as well as many more of his less-recognizable tunes
Don't see it if you’re hard of hearing. Felder was outstanding, but at times the volume of his singing was too low.
See it if It's a one-man masterpiece. If you like the music of Irving Berlin...if you like intelligent theater.
Don't see it if Don't see it if you want a full production with glitz and music. This is a simple...but masterful one-man show.