Musicals in History (Part 21)

Events in Music

Events 2001 - 2,069 of 2,069

  • 1997-04-26 "Life" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC
  • 1997-04-27 "Little Foxes" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 56 performances
  • 1997-04-27 "Stanley" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • 1997-04-28 "Jekyll & Hyde" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC
  • 1997-04-29 "Candide" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 103 performances
  • 1997-04-30 "London Assurance" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1997-05-11 "Play On!" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • 1997-05-18 "King David" opens at New Amsterdam Theater NYC
  • 1997-05-23 "King David" closes at New Amsterdam Theater NYC
  • 1997-05-31 "Once Upon a Matress" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 187 perf
  • 1997-06-08 "Young Man From Atlanta" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 1997-06-15 "Little Foxes" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1997-06-19 "Forever Tango!" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • 1997-06-21 "Defending the Caveman," closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 671 performances
  • 1997-06-28 "Master Class" closes at Golden Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • 1997-06-28 "Steel Peer" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • 1997-06-29 "American Daughter" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • 1997-06-29 "London Assurance" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1997-07-06 "Dream-Johnny Mercer Musical" closes at Royale NYC after 109 performances
  • 1997-07-27 "Candide" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • 1997-07-27 "Victor/Victoria" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 738 performances
  • 1997-08-14 "1776" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1997-08-31 "Gin Game" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • 1997-09-01 "Doll's House" closes at Belasco Theater
  • 1997-10-16 "Side Show," opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 91 performances
  • 1997-10-19 "Annie" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1997-10-23 "Triumph of Love" opens at Royale Theater NYC
  • 1997-10-30 "The Cherry Orchard" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC
  • 1997-11-02 "Barrymore" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 240 performances
  • 1997-11-06 "Proposals" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 76 performances
  • 1997-11-09 "Cherry Orchard" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-09 "Scarlet Pimpernel" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-10 "Jackie - An American Life" opens at Belasco Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-13 "Lion King" opens at New Amersterdam Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-16 "1776" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-19 "Eugene Onegin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-19 "Old Neighborhood" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • 1997-11-20 "Ivanov" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 51 performances
  • 1997-11-24 "Street Corner Symphony" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 79 performances
  • 1997-11-30 "Eugene Onegin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1997-12-03 "1776" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • 1997-12-04 "Diary of Anne Frank" opens at Music Box Theater NYC
  • 1997-12-11 "Sunshine Boys" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC
  • 1997-12-14 "View From the Bridge" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC
  • 1998-01-03 "Side Show," closes at Richard Rodgers NYC after 91 performances
  • 1998-01-04 "Funny Thing Happened" closes at St James NYC after 715 perform
  • 1998-01-04 "Ivanov" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 51 performances
  • 1998-01-04 "Triumph of Love" closes at Royale Theater NYC
  • 1998-01-11 "Proposals" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 76 performances
  • 1998-01-13 "Patti LaBelle On Broadway" opens at St James Theater NYC
  • 1998-01-18 "Ragtime" opens at Ford Theater NYC
  • 1998-01-25 Musical "Grease" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 1,503 performance
  • 1998-01-25 "Patti LaBelle On Broadway" closes at St James Theater NYC
  • 1998-01-29 "Capeman," opens at Marquis Theater NYC
  • 1998-02-01 "Street Corner Symphony" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 79 perf
  • 1998-02-12 "Freak" opens at Cort Theater NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1998-02-22 "King & I" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 781 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 1998-02-28 "View From the Bridge" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1998-03-01 "Art" opens at Royale Theater NYC
  • 1998-03-12 "Sound of Music," opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1998-03-15 "Cabaret" opens at Club Expo Theater NYC
  • 1998-03-19 "Ah Wilderness!" opens at Vivian Beaumont theater
  • 2000-09-10 The musical Cats closes on Broadway
  • 2002-05-11 Last performance of the musical Cats in London's West End.
  • 2002-10-26 Moscow Theatre Siege ends: Approximately 50 Chechen rebels and 150 hostages die when Russian Spetsnaz storm a theater building in Moscow, which had been occupied by the rebels during a musical performance three days before

Film release premierFilm Release

2002-12-27 "Chicago", based on the musical, directed by Rob Marshall and starring Renee Zellweger, Richard Gere, and Catherine Zeta Jones, is released (Best Picture 2003)

  • 2007-07-07 Worldwide performances by charity event Live Earth.
  • 2009-06-07 63rd Tony Awards: Billy Elliot the Musical & God of Carnage win

Event of interestEvent of Interest

2013-06-26 Peter Ustinov's "The Moment of Truth" opens at Southwark Playhouse in London starring Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)

Actress Bonnie Wright
Actress
Bonnie Wright

Birthdays in Music


Weddings in Music


Divorces in Music


Deaths in Music