there's no business like show business


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there's no business like show business

The theater and those who work in it belong to a special sphere. This rhyming expression was the title of a song by Irving Berlin (in Annie Get Your Gun, 1946) and has virtually attained cliché status. See also show must go on.
See also: business, like, no, show
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Why, for example, did someone think Merman's fan base wanted to hear the then-71-year-old Broadway diva shout "There's No Business Like Show Business" over a 120 beats per minute track?
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