Events in Music in April 1996

  • Apr 4 "Inherit the Wind" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • Apr 7 Pakistan beat Sri Lanka to win Singer Cup in Singapore
  • Apr 14 "Apple Doesn't Fall" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 1 performance
  • Apr 15 "Apple Doesn't Fall" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • Apr 18 "Funny Thing Happened" opens at St James Theater NYC for 715 performances
  • Apr 21 "Delicate Balance" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC
  • Apr 24 "Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore" opens at Belasco for 12 performances

Music awardsMusic Awards

Apr 24 31st Academy of Country Music Awards: Brooks & Dunn, Alan Jackson, and Patty Loveless win

Singer Shania Twain
Shania Twain
  • Apr 25 "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
  • Apr 28 "Big" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

Apr 29 "Rent", starring Idina Menzel and Taye Diggs, opens at Nederlander Theater NYC

Actress/Singer Idina Menzel
Idina Menzel
  • Apr 30 "Buried Child" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 77 performances