Musicals in History (Part 6)

Events in Music

Events 501 - 600 of 2,068


Event of interestEvent of Interest

1959-05-12 "Nervous Set" opens at Henry Miller's Theater NYC for 23 performances

Author Henry Miller
Author
Henry Miller
  • 1959-05-21 "Gypsy" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 702 performances
  • 1959-05-23 "Party with Comden & Green" closes at John Golden NYC after 44 performances
  • 1959-05-28 Johnson & Bart's musical "Lock up your daughters" premieres in London
  • 1959-05-30 "First Impressions" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • 1959-05-30 "Nervous Set" closes at Henry Miller's Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 1959-06-27 "West Side Story" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 734 performances
  • 1959-08-04 "Billy Barnes Revue" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 87 performances
  • 1959-09-11 "Duke" Ellington wins Springarn Medal for his musical achievements
  • 1959-10-07 "Happy Town" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1959-10-08 "At the Drop of a Hat" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 216 performances
  • 1959-10-10 "Happy Town" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1959-10-17 "Billy Barnes Revue" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • 1959-10-22 Bob Merrill's musical "Take Me Along" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 448 performances
  • 1959-11-02 "Girls against the Boys" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1959-11-14 "Girls against the Boys" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1959-11-16 "Sound of Music" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 1443 performances
  • 1959-11-23 "Fiorello!" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 796 performances
  • 1959-11-25 "Once Upon a Mattress" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 460 performances
  • 1959-12-07 "Saratoga" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 1960-02-04 Lionel Bart's musical "Fings ain't wot they used t'be" premieres
  • 1960-02-10 "Unsinkable Molly Brown" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 532 performances
  • 1960-02-13 "Beg, Borrow or Steal" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1960-02-13 "Saratoga" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1960-03-08 "Greenwillow" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 95 performances
  • 1960-03-19 "Redhead" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 455 performances
  • 1960-04-14 "Bye Bye Birdie" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 607 performances
  • 1960-04-20 "From A to Z" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1960-04-28 "Christine" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1960-05-03 Musical "Fantasticks" by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, premieres in NYC (world's longest running musical)

Singer Tom Jones
Singer
Tom Jones
  • 1960-05-07 "Christine" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1960-05-07 "Flower Drum Song" closes at St James Theater NYC after 602 performances
  • 1960-05-07 "From A to Z" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1960-05-14 "At the Drop of a Hat" closes at John Golden NYC after 216 performances
  • 1960-05-23 "Finian's Rainbow" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1960-05-28 "Greenwillow" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 95 performances
  • 1960-06-01 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1960-06-18 "Destry Rides Again" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 472 performances
  • 1960-07-02 "Once Upon a Mattress" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 460 performances
  • 1960-09-12 "Vintage '60" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1960-09-17 "Vintage '60" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1960-09-29 "lrma La Douce" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 527 performances
  • 1960-10-10 "Laughs & Other Events" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1960-10-15 "Laughs & Other Events" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1960-10-17 "Tenderloin" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 216 performances
  • 1960-11-03 Tammy Grimes' "Unsinkable Molly Brown" opens at Winter Garden NYC for 532 performances
  • 1960-12-03 "Camelot" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 873 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1960-12-11 Coleman/Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in NYC

Comedienne/Actress Lucille Ball
Comedienne/Actress
Lucille Ball
  • 1960-12-16 "Wildcat" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 172 performances
  • 1960-12-17 "La Plume de Ma Tante" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 835 performances
  • 1960-12-17 "Take Me Along" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 448 performances
  • 1960-12-26 Musical "Do re mi" with Phil Silvers premieres St James Theater in NYC
  • 1961-01-12 "Show Girl" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 100 performances
  • 1961-01-16 "Conquering Hero" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1961-01-21 "Conquering Hero" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1961-03-02 "13 Daughters" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • 1961-03-25 "13 Daughters" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • 1961-03-25 "Gypsy" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 702 performances
  • 1961-04-03 "Happiest Girl in the World" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 97 performances
  • 1961-04-08 "Show Girl" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 100 performances
  • 1961-04-13 "Carnival!" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 719 performances
  • 1961-04-15 "Music Man" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1375 performances
  • 1961-04-23 "Tenderloin" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 216 performances
  • 1961-04-25 "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 performances
  • 1961-05-07 "Young Abe Lincoln" closes at Eugene O'Neill NYC after 27 performances
  • 1961-05-18 "Donnybrook!" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • 1961-06-03 "Wildcat" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 172 performances
  • 1961-06-13 "Billy Barnes People" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1961-06-17 "Billy Barnes People" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1961-06-24 "Happiest Girl in the World" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 97 performances
  • 1961-07-15 "Donnybrook!" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1961-07-23 Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres
  • 1961-09-26 "From the Second City" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 87 performances
  • 1961-09-28 "Purlie Victorious", a farce by Ossie Davis, opens on Broadway
  • 1961-10-03 "Sail Away" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 167 performances
  • 1961-10-07 "Bye Bye Birdie" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 607 performances
  • 1961-10-10 "Milk & Honey" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 543 performances
  • 1961-10-12 "Let It Ride" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • 1961-10-14 "How to Succeed in Business" opens at 46th St NYC for 1415 performances
  • 1961-10-18 "West Side Story", the film adaptation of the 1957 Broadway musical, starring Natalie Wood, is released (Best Picture 1962)
  • 1961-10-23 "Kwamina" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • 1961-10-24 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC for 55 performances
  • 1961-10-28 "Fiorello!" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 796 performances
  • 1961-11-02 "Kean" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 92 performances
  • 1961-11-18 "Gay Life" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • 1961-11-18 "Kwamina" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 1961-12-09 "From the Second City" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • 1961-12-09 "Let It Ride" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1961-12-16 "Evening with Yves Montand" opens at John Golden NYC after 55 performances
  • 1961-12-27 Styne/Comden/Green's musical "Subways are for Sleeping" premieres at St James Theater NYC for 205 performances
  • 1961-12-31 "lrma La Douce" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 527 performances
  • 1962-01-13 "Do Re Mi" closes at St James Theater NYC after 400 performances
  • 1962-01-20 "Kean" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 92 performances
  • 1962-01-27 "Family Affair" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • 1962-02-01 "New Faces of '62" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • 1962-02-04 "Gay Life" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 113 performances
  • 1962-02-17 Beach Boys introduced a new musical style with their hit "Surfin"
  • 1962-02-24 "New Faces of '62" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • 1962-02-24 "Sail Away" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 167 performances
  • 1962-03-15 Richard Rodger's musical "No Strings" opens at 84th St Theater NYC for 580 performances

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