Irving Berlin’s “Watch Your Step”
November 16, 2014
Watch Your Step, was Irving Berlin’s debut musical. “Play a Simple Melody,” “They Always Follow Me Around,” “When I Discovered You,” and “The Syncopated Walk” were all introduced by this musical. The original Broadway production, produced by Charles Dillingham, opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre on December 8, 1914. It ran for 175 performances and featured in the cast Vernon and Irene Castle, Frank Tinney, Elizabeth Murray, Harry Kelly and Justine Johnstone.