On This Day

Events in Music in May 1982

  • May 7 "Is There Life after High School?" opens at Barrymore NYC for 12 performances
  • May 9 Arthur Kopit's musical "Nine" premieres in NYC

Event of interestEvent of Interest

May 10 WABC NYC plays its last record (John Lennon's Imagine)

Musician and Beatle John Lennon
Musician and Beatle
John Lennon
  • May 16 "Barnum" closes at St James Theater NYC after 854 performances
  • May 16 "Is There Life after High School?" closes at Barrymore after 12 performances
  • May 27 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." opens at Alvin NYC for 5 performances
  • May 29 "I Know What Boys Like" by The Waitresses hits #62
  • May 30 "Do Black Patent Leather Shoes..." closes at Alvin NYC after 5 performances
  • May 31 "Best Little Whorehouse in Texas" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 63 performances