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Strike Up the Band

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Strike Up the Band, The Lion Theatre (Theatre Row), NYC Show Poster
The Lion Theatre (Theatre Row)

410 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036

Important Dates
Mar 12, 2013
Mar 24, 2013
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Musicals Tonight presents this war satire featuring a score by George and Ira Gershwin.


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Strike Up the Band satirizes America's taste for war. In the musical, America declares war on Switzerland over a trivial trade issue. The Gershwin score includes the songs "Fletcher's American Chocolate Choral Society," "I Mean to Say," "Soon," "Three Cheers for the Union," "He Knows Milk," "Strike Up the Band," "Mademoiselle from New Rochelle," "I've Got a Crush on You," "(How About a Boy) Like Me?".