Events in Music on April 25

  • 1896 Fight in Central Dance Hall starts fire at Cripple Creek, Colorado
  • 1896 Sidney Jones & Harry Greenbacks musical premieres in London

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1926 Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" premieres in Milan

Composer Giacomo Puccini
Composer
Giacomo Puccini
  • 1956 Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble" premieres in London
  • 1961 "Young Abe Lincoln" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 27 performances
  • 1968 "Half a Sixpence" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 512 performances
  • 1970 "Park" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1985 "Big River" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 1005 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1985 Roger Miller's musical "Big River" premieres in NYC

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • 1990 25th Academy of Country Music Awards: George Strait, Clint Black, and Kathy Mattea win
  • 1991 "Grand Hotel" closes at Beck Theater NYC after 1018 performances
  • 1991 Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman's musical premieres in NYC
  • 1992 "Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1993 "Blood Brothers" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 839 performances
  • 1995 "Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater NYC for 79 performances
  • 1996 "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC