Robbie Sherman Explains: Why is Love Birds set in 1923?

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Love Birds is set in a vaudeville show in New York in 1923. The year was chosen very specifically.  Love Birds creator Robbie Sherman (music, lyrics and book) explains: The year that Love Birds is set is 1923. I chose that year deliberately. That was the year that George Gershwin wrote Rhapsody in Blue (it then premiere in February 1924), …