Events in Music on March 17

  • 1926 Richard Rodgers & L Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC
  • 1965 Beatles announce their film is named "8 Arms to Hold on to You" (Help)
  • 1978 Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre" premieres in Stockholm
  • 1979 Ice Dance Championship at Vienna won by N Linichuk & G Karponosov USSR
  • 1988 "Les Miserables" opens at Det Norske Teatret, Oslo
  • 1989 "Chu Chem" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 44 performances
  • 1992 "Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances
  • 1994 "Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • 1996 "Bus Stop" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1996 "Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances