On a snowy winter day, Donald and Ann are driving Ann's parents to JFK Airport for their snowbird flight to Cornivaca, Mexico, after which Donald will drop Ann off at an audition for a play. Ann is excited about this audition if only because it was the first time that a producer asked for her specifically by name, as opposed to the regular routine of them asking her agent for a "type". All their plans may be in jeopardy when the snow turns into a blizzard meaning that no flights are taking off, and the roads in and out of the airport are closed. Donald and Lew see the blizzard as an opportunity, Donald who thinks he can write a story for the magazine about the blizzard from some unique perspective of being stranded at the airport, and Lew who learns that the restaurant is running low on food and decides to hoard it all for later resale when all the stranded people get hungry. Ann, however, has to figure out a way to get back into town for her audition, which she learns can't be ...
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The title refers to the showbusiness war cry: "The show must go on!" See more
Lyrics by Sam Denoff
Music by Earle Hagen
Performed by Chorus See more