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Norman Panama

 
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Date of Birth: April 21, 1914
Date of Death: January 13, 2003 (88)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

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[Broadway, 1956]
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Norman Panama News

Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens Thanksgiving Night At The Roxy Regional Theatre Photo Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS Opens Thanksgiving Night At The Roxy Regional Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 14, 2022

After the turkey and stuffing are put away on Thanksgiving night, bring your out-of-town guests to historic downtown Clarksville for family entertainment sure to get everyone in the holiday spirit!

The Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2023 Season Photo The Cumberland County Playhouse Announces 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2022

The Cumberland County Playhouse has announced its 2023 season. Learn more about the lineup here!

A CHRISTMAS CAROL and WHITE CHRISTMAS Announced For The Shaw's Holiday Season Begins Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL and WHITE CHRISTMAS Announced For The Shaw's Holiday Season Begins
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 8, 2022

Two timeless holiday tales, guaranteed to make spirits bright in young and old alike, begin previews at The Shaw. The Festival's holiday spirits, um spirit, will take over the Royal George Theatre on November 9 with the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Irving Berlin's White Christmas, his adored musical homage to romance and snow, follows merrily along on November 18 at the Festival Theatre.

Possum Point Players Presents WHITE CHRISTMAS Next Month Photo Possum Point Players Presents WHITE CHRISTMAS Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 1, 2022

Possum Point Players presents Irving Berlin's White Christmas The Musical, with Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin and Book by David Ives and Paul Blake, Based Upon the Paramount Pictures Film and Written For the Screen by Norman Krasna, Norman Panama and Melvin Frank.

Cast And Creatives Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL And Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMA Photo Cast And Creatives Announced For A CHRISTMAS CAROL And Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS At Shaw Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

The Shaw's 2022 season comes to a merry close with Charles Dickens's A Christmas Carol and Irving Berlin's White Christmas ‚Äď two classic holiday tales guaranteed to thaw the frostiest of hearts and make spirits bright in young and old alike.

BTG Announces Casting For Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL Photo BTG Announces Casting For Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

Irving Berlin’s White Christmas The Musical is a timeless tale of joy and goodwill about a song-and-dance team putting on a show in a magical Vermont inn and falling for a stunning sister act in the process.

Shaw Festival Unveils 60th Season; Full Schedule Photo Shaw Festival Unveils 60th Season; Full Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

The¬†Shaw Festival announced the 60th anniversary season. Get the full list of shows and dates here. ‚ÄúWe have a lot to celebrate as we look forward to our diamond anniversary season. In what might be our most ambitious programme ever, we intend to show off the range of experiences available at The Shaw,‚ÄĚ revealed Artistic Director¬†Tim Carroll.

Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2021/22 Fall and Winter Season Photo Berkshire Theatre Group Announces 2021/22 Fall and Winter Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 30, 2021

Berkshire Theatre Group has announced the 2021/22 fall and winter season at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield and The Unicorn Theatre in Stockbridge. Berkshire Theatre Group carefully monitors CDC guidelines for COVID-19 on a regular basis. They will continue to update procedures as needed. 

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 25 - KINKY BOOTS Blu-Ray, and More! Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of January 25 - KINKY BOOTS Blu-Ray, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 27, 2021

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes the Blu-Ray recording of the West End production of Kinky Boots, and more!

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULI Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of November 9 - JAGGED LITTLE PILL Book, MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2020

Need something new to read, watch, or listen to? Check out this week's list of new and upcoming releases! This week's list includes a book of stories behind the musical Jagged Little Pill, the Moulin Rouge! songbook, and more!

Norman Panama Videos

BWW TV: The Two 'Susans' Of WHITE CHRISTMAS Explore The Holidays In Chicago Videoplay
BWW TV: The Two 'Susans' Of WHITE CHRISTMAS Explore The Holidays In Chicago

by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 11, 2019

It's Christmastime in Chicago and White Christmas is in town to celebrate. Meet the two young actors who share the role of Susan Squires in the show as they explore all the holiday fun Chicago has to offer!

VIDEO: On This Day, November 23: Snow Falls On Broadway With Irving Berlin's WHITE CH Videoplay
VIDEO: On This Day, November 23: Snow Falls On Broadway With Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS

by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2018

On this day in 2008, the Broadway stage adaptation of the classic holiday film White Christmas opened on Broadway.

STAGE TUBE: WHITE CHRISTMAS Tour's 'Underneath the Tree'
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 16, 2015

David Perlman - who plays Ralph Sheldrake, the sometimes manipulative, always cunning television producer in Irving Berlin's White Christmas - admits he may have been a tad 'aggressively inspirational' recently when it came time to persuade his castmates and company cohorts to take part in a pet project that ultimately became a labor of love and yuletide revelry for the lot them.

BWW TV: WHITE CHRISTMAS Celebrates Opening Night at Dominion Theatre!
by TV - On the Road - Nov 17, 2014

The West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical White Christmas is led by Aled Jones as Bob Wallace, Tom Chambers as Phil Davis, Wendi Peters as Martha, Graham Cole as General Waverley, Rachel Stanley as Betty Haynes and Louise Bowden as Judy Haynes, with Lori Haley Fox,Michelle Bishop, Phil Cole, Brendan Cull and Jonathan Halliwell. White Christmas opened at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday, 12 November, and continues for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from opening night below!

STAGE TUBE: CW 11 Goes Backstage at WHITE CHRISTMAS
by Robert Diamond - Dec 8, 2009

'CW 11 Morning News' host Lisa Mateo made her holiday dreams come true this morning with a behind-the-scenes tour of the hit Broadway musical IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS.

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Exclusive - Opening Night of WHITE CHRISTMAS!
by Robert Diamond - Nov 23, 2009

The Tony Award¬ģ nominated hit musical Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage reinvention of the beloved classic film, directed byWalter Bobbie and choreographed by Randy Skinner, with music supervision by Rob Berman, returned to Broadway with an official opening November 22, 2009 and Broadway Beat was there!

STAGE TUBE: Jeffry Denman's 'Without WHITE CHRISTMAS' Rap
by Eddie Varley - Dec 22, 2008

BroadwayWorld.com is proud to announce its newest addition to the BroadwayWorld.TV family - StageTube! Presenting the best in viral, viewer-created videos, StageTube will connect BroadwayWorld.com visitors with the best of user driven video content. In the spirit of the holiday season, we are excited to share with you Broadway song and dance man Jeffry Denman's Holiday Rap music video 'WITHOUT WHITE CHRISTMAS'! His WHITE CHRISTMAS videos have become an annual event and this one tops them all, where else can you find Batman, the Joker, Broadway best dancers and Patti LuPone?


Norman Panama Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Norman Panama written?
Norman Panama has written 3 shows including Li'l Abner (Bookwriter), A Talent for Murder (Playwright), Irving Berlin's White Christmas (Source Material).