Musicals in History (Part 5)

Events in Music

Events 401 - 500 of 2,069

  • 1954-12-30 "House of Flowers" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 165 performances

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1954-12-30 Harold Arlen/Truman Capotes musical premieres in NYC

  • 1955-01-27 "Plain & Fancy" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 476 performances
  • 1955-02-24 "Silk Stockings" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances
  • 1955-02-26 "Peter Pan" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 149 performances

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1955-03-24 Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens for 694 performances

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  • 1955-04-06 "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances
  • 1955-04-18 "Ankles Aweigh" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 176 performances
  • 1955-04-20 "Saint of Bleecker St" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • 1955-04-23 "Kismet" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 583 performances
  • 1955-05-05 "Damn Yankees" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1022 performances
  • 1955-05-21 "House of Flowers" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • 1955-05-26 "7th Heaven" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 44 performances
  • 1955-06-18 "3 for Tonight" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 85 performances
  • 1955-06-20 "Almost Crazy" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1955-06-25 "Can Can" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 892 performances
  • 1955-07-02 "7th Heaven" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 44 performances
  • 1955-07-02 "Almost Crazy" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1955-07-16 "Golden Horseshoe Revue" 1st of 50,000+ performances, Disneyland
  • 1955-09-06 "Catch a Star" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1955-09-17 "Ankles Aweigh" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • 1955-09-24 "Catch a Star" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 1955-10-20 "No Time for Sergeants" opens on Broadway, starring Andy Griffith
  • 1955-11-10 "Vamp" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • 1955-11-26 "Boy Friend" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 483 performances
  • 1955-11-30 "Pipe Dream" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • 1955-12-31 "Vamp" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • 1956-01-21 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" closes at Golden NYC after 849 performances
  • 1956-03-15 "My Fair Lady" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 2,715 performances
  • 1956-03-22 "Mr Wonderful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 383 performances
  • 1956-03-22 Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in NYC
  • 1956-04-03 "Silk Stockings" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 461 performances
  • 1956-04-14 "Plain & Fancy" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 476 performances
  • 1956-04-25 Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble" premieres in London
  • 1956-05-03 Frank Loesser's musical "Most Happy Fella" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 678 performances
  • 1956-06-13 "Shangri-La" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1956-06-14 "New Faces of 1956" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • 1956-06-30 "Pipe Dream" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 245 performances
  • 1956-06-30 "Shangri-La" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1956-11-10 Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner" premieres in NYC
  • 1956-11-15 "Li'l Abner" opens at St James Theater NYC for 693 performances
  • 1956-11-24 "Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1063 performances
  • 1956-11-29 "Bells Are Ringing" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 925 performances
  • 1956-12-01 "Candide" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • 1956-12-06 "Happy Hunting" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 413 performances
  • 1956-12-16 "Fanny" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 888 performances
  • 1956-12-22 "New Faces of 1956" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • 1957-02-02 "Candide" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • 1957-02-23 "Mr Wonderful" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 383 performances
  • 1957-03-01 "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 123 performances
  • 1957-04-13 "Shinbone Alley" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1957-05-14 "New Girl in Town" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 432 performances
  • 1957-05-14 Bob Merrill's musical "New Girl in Town" premieres in NYC
  • 1957-05-25 "Shinbone Alley" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1957-06-15 "Ziegfeld Follies of 1957" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 123 perf
  • 1957-08-20 "Simply Heavenly" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 62 performances
  • 1957-09-10 "Mask & Gown" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 39 performances
  • 1957-09-26 Bernstein & Sondheim's musical "West Side Story" premieres at the Winter Garden Theater in NYC
  • 1957-10-12 "Mask & Gown" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • 1957-10-12 "Simply Heavenly" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • 1957-10-17 "Copper & Brass" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • 1957-10-19 "Damn Yankees" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,022 performances
  • 1957-10-31 "Jamaica" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 558 performances
  • 1957-11-06 "Rumple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1957-11-16 "Copper & Brass" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 36 performances
  • 1957-11-30 "Happy Hunting" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 413 performances
  • 1957-12-14 "Most Happy Fella" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 678 performances
  • 1957-12-14 "Rumple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1957-12-19 "Music Man" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1375 performances
  • 1958-01-23 "Body Beautiful" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 60 performances
  • 1958-02-04 "Oh, Captain!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 192 performances
  • 1958-02-21 "Portotino" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1958-02-22 "Portotino" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1958-03-15 "Body Beautiful" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 60 performances
  • 1958-04-03 "Say, Darling" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 332 performances
  • 1958-05-24 "New Girl in Town" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 432 performances
  • 1958-07-12 "Li'l Abner" closes at St James Theater NYC after 693 performances
  • 1958-07-19 "Oh, Captain!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 192 performances
  • 1958-10-02 Musical show "Valmouth" 1st produced in London
  • 1958-10-11 "Goldilocks" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
  • 1958-11-05 "Maria Golovin" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1958-11-08 "Maria Golovin" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1958-11-11 "La Plume de Ma Tante" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 835 performances
  • 1958-12-01 "Flower Drum Song" opens at St James Theater NYC for 602 performances
  • 1958-12-22 "Whoop-Up" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 1958-12-23 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 38 performances
  • 1959-01-17 "Say, Darling" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 332 performances
  • 1959-01-24 "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 38 performances
  • 1959-02-05 "Redhead" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 455 performances
  • 1959-02-07 "Whoop-Up" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1959-02-28 "Goldilocks" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 performances
  • 1959-03-07 "Bells Are Ringing" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 925 performances
  • 1959-03-09 "Juno" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1959-03-15 Richard Rogers' "No Strings" opens on Broadway
  • 1959-03-19 "1st Impressions" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 84 performances
  • 1959-03-21 "Juno" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1959-04-11 "Jamaica" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 558 performances
  • 1959-04-16 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 44 performances
  • 1959-04-23 "Destry Rides Again" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 472 performances
  • 1959-05-11 Rodgers & Barer's musical "Once upon a mattress" premieres in NYC

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