Events in Music on December 23

  • 1893 Opera "Hansel und Gretel" is produced (Weimar)
  • 1911 Opera "I Gioielli Della Madonna" is produced (Berlin)
  • 1915 J Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie" premieres in NYC
  • 1943 1st telecast of a complete opera (Hansel & Gretel), Schenectady, NY
  • 1958 "Party with Comden & Green" opens at John Golden NYC for 38 performances
  • 1966 Britain's rock TV show "Ready Steady Go" last program
  • 1974 "Good News" opens at St James Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1990 "Lettice & Lovage" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 284 performances