On This Day

Events in Music in August 1983

  • Aug 7 "Merlin" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • Aug 15 Ramones guitarist Joey Ramone beaten in fight-undergoes brain surgery
  • Aug 21 "La Cage aux Folles" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 1761 performances
  • Aug 28 "Mame" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances