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Special Bonus Episode: “White Christmas”: The Story Of The World’s Most Popular Song, Part 1

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This special holiday bonus episode of Broadway Nation is an audio version of a Broadway Nation Live! performance that was presented in December of 2019 at the Vashon Center For The Performing Arts on Vashon Island in Washington State. If you would prefer to watch a video of this performance you can stream it on their website at:

Several previous episodes of Broadway Nation have explored the crucial role that the Jewish-Russian immigrant songwriter, Irving Berlin, played in the invention of the Broadway Musical. Now I share the story of how he also invented an entirely new category of popular song – the Christmas standard.

This live show features musical performances by Cayman Ilika, Eric Ankrim, Chris Distefano, and Albert Evans. Next week we will be back with part 2. Happy holidays!

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