Events in Music in May 1950

  • May 6 "Great to Be Alive" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • May 11 Eugene Ionesco's first play "La Cantatrice Chauve" (The Bald Soprano ) premieres in Paris
  • May 12 Darius Milhauds opera "Bolivar" premieres in Paris
  • May 18 "Liar" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • May 27 "Arms & the Girl" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 134 performances