SF Mayor Declares "Irving Berlin Week" as Miss Liberty and White Christmas Open

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Coinciding with the openings of Miss Liberty and White Christmas, San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has declared Nov. 7-14, 2005 "Irving Berlin Week."
Irving Berlin
Irving Berlin

42nd Street Moon presents Berlin's Miss Liberty through Nov. 13 at its California stage while Best of Broadway welcomes back White Christmas, this time at its Orpheum Theatre Nov. 9-Dec. 31. In addition to the performances, the proclamation also honors a number of related events celebrating the great American songwriter. San Francisco Performing Arts Library and Museum currently houses a new exhibition, "SHOW BUSINESS! Irving Berlin's Broadway" (viewable through Dec. 17) and will present "There's No People Like Show People: A Celebration of Irving Berlin" (Nov. 14 at 7 PM) featuring performances from the aforementioned shows will panel discussions with notable guests such as Berlin's daughter Linda Emmet, original Broadway star of Miss Liberty Allyn Ann McLerie, White Christmas producer Kevin McCollum and Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization president Ted Chapin.

For more information on SFPALM, call (415) 255-4800 or visit www.sfpalm.org.

Tickets to Miss Liberty at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson (between Battery and Front) in San Francisco, CA can be purchased by calling 415-978-ARTS (2787) or online at www.42ndstmoon.org

For tickets to White Christmas at the Orpheum Theatre, 1192 Market St. (at 8th), call (415) 551-2020 or visit www.shnsf.com.

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