Events in Music in May 1952

  • May 2 1st performance of John Cage's "Water Music"
  • May 3 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances
  • May 8 "Of Thee I Sing" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • May 8 "Shuffle Along" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • May 10 "Shuffle Along" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • May 16 "New Faces (of 1952)" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 365 performances