Musicals in History (Part 12)

Events in Music

Events 1101 - 1,200 of 2,069

  • 1978-05-10 "Angel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1978-05-13 "Angel" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1978-05-13 Musical "Runaways" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 199 performances, with Elizabeth Swados
  • 1978-05-14 "Working" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 1978-06-04 "Working" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 25 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1978-06-11 Film "Grease" opens, starring John Travolta & Olivia Newton-John and based on the 1971 musical

  • 1978-06-19 "Best Little Whorehouse..." opens at 46th St NYC for 1577 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1978-06-21 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Rice's musical "Evita" premieres in London

  • 1978-07-01 "Act" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 233 performances
  • 1978-07-09 "Hello, Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 152 performances
  • 1978-09-10 "Timbuktu!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 243 performances
  • 1978-09-20 "Eubie!" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 439 performances
  • 1978-10-09 John Kander & Fred Ebb's musical "Ballroom" premieres in NYC
  • 1978-10-22 "King of Hearts" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1978-11-12 "Platinum" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • 1978-12-03 "King of Hearts" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1978-12-10 "Platinum" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • 1978-12-14 "Ballroom" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 116 performances
  • 1978-12-21 "Broadway Musical" opens/closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC
  • 1978-12-30 "The King & I" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 719 performances
  • 1978-12-31 "Magic Show" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 1859 performances
  • 1978-12-31 "Runaways" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • 1979-01-11 "Grand Tour" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • 1979-01-28 "Wiz" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1672 performances
  • 1979-02-11 "They're Playing Our Song" opens at Imperial NYC for 1082 performances
  • 1979-02-11 Musical "They're Playing Our Song" premieres in NYC
  • 1979-02-14 "Whoopee!" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • 1979-02-20 "Comin' Uptown" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1979-02-23 "Sarava" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 140 performances
  • 1979-03-01 "Sweeney Todd" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 557 performances
  • 1979-03-04 "Grand Tour" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • 1979-03-18 "On the 20th Century" closes at St James Theater NYC after 460 performances
  • 1979-03-24 "Ballroom" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 116 performances
  • 1979-04-08 "Carmelina" opens at St James Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1979-04-21 "Carmelina" closes at St James Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1979-05-20 "I Love My Wife" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 864 performances
  • 1979-05-31 "I Remember Mama" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • 1979-06-03 "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens on Broadway
  • 1979-06-13 "Madwoman of Central Park West" opens at 22 Steps NYC for 86 performances
  • 1979-06-17 "Sarava" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 140 performances
  • 1979-06-25 "Got Tu Go Disco" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1979-06-30 "Got To Go Disco" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1979-07-27 "Broadway Opry '79" opens at St James Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • 1979-07-31 "But Never Jam Today" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1979-08-02 "Broadway Opry '79" closes at St James Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1979-08-02 Gilda Radner Live From New York opens on Broadway
  • 1979-08-05 "But Never Jam Today" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1979-08-12 "Whoopee!" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • 1979-08-25 "Madwoman of Central Park West" closes at 22 Steps NYC after 86 performances
  • 1979-09-02 "I Remember Mama" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • 1979-09-06 "Peter Pan" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 578 performances
  • 1979-09-25 "Evita" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 1568 performances
  • 1979-10-07 "1940s Radio Hour" opens at St James Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • 1979-10-07 "Eubie!" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 439 performances
  • 1979-10-08 J McHugh & A Malvin's musical "Sugar Babies" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 1208 performances
  • 1979-10-11 "Most Happy Fella" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 53 performances
  • 1979-10-17 "Beatlemania" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 920 performances
  • 1979-11-01 Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" premieres
  • 1979-11-02 Peter Shaffer's musical "Amadeus" premieres in London
  • 1979-11-25 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 53 performances
  • 1979-11-28 "King of Schnorrers" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 63 performances
  • 1979-12-13 "Oklahoma!" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 301 performances
  • 1980-01-06 "1940's Radio Hour" closes at St James Theater NYC after 105 performances
  • 1980-01-13 "King of Schnorrers" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 63 performances
  • 1980-01-27 "Comin' Uptown" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1980-02-12 "Canterbury Tales" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1980-02-14 "West Side Story" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 341 performances
  • 1980-02-24 "Canterbury Tales" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1980-03-27 "Happy New Year" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1980-03-27 "Reggae" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1980-04-13 Musical "Grease" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 3,388 performances
  • 1980-04-13 "Reggae" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1980-04-30 "Barnum" opens at St James Theater NYC for 854 performances
  • 1980-05-01 "Day in Hollywood, A Night..." opens at John Golden NYC for 588 perf
  • 1980-05-10 "Happy New Year" closes at Morosco Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1980-05-14 "Musical Chairs" opens at Rialto Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1980-05-19 "Blackstone" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • 1980-05-25 "Musical Chairs" closes at Rialto Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1980-05-29 "Billy Bishop Goes to War" opens at Morosco Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1980-06-02 "Your Arm's Too Short to Box..." opens at Ambassador NYC for 149 performances
  • 1980-06-03 "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 8 performances
  • 1980-06-07 "Billy Bishop Goes to War" closes at Morosco NYC after 12 performances
  • 1980-06-08 "It's So Nice to Be Civilized" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 8 performances
  • 1980-06-15 "Fearless Frank" opens at Princess Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1980-06-25 "Fearless Frank" closes at Princess Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1980-06-29 "Sweeney Todd" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 557 performances
  • 1980-08-17 "Blackstone" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 104 performances
  • 1980-08-25 Gower Champion's musical "42nd Street" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 3486 performances
  • 1980-08-31 "Oklahoma!" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 301 performances
  • 1980-09-14 "Charlie & Algernon" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1980-09-28 "Charlie & Algernon" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1980-10-12 "Your Arm's Too Short to Box" closes at Ambassador NYC after 149 performances
  • 1980-10-16 "Brigadoon" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 133 performances
  • 1980-10-21 "Banjo Dancing" opens at Century Theater NYC for 38 performances
  • 1980-10-23 "Tintypes" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • 1980-11-30 "Banjo Dancing" closes at Century Theater NYC after 38 performances
  • 1980-11-30 "Perfectly Frank" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1980-11-30 "West Side Story" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 341 performances
  • 1980-12-13 "Perfectly Frank" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1981-01-04 "Peter Pan" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 578 performances

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