Events in Music on November 24

  • 1800 Weber's opera "Das Waldmadchen" premieres in Freiburg

Film Release

1933 Fred Astaire's 1st film, "Dancing Lady", released

Music History

1936 Noël Coward's anthology "Tonight at 8:30" premieres in NYC, runs for 118 performances

  • 1950 Frank Loesser's musical "Guys & Dolls", starring Robert Alda, Vivian Blaine, and Sam Levene, opens at 46th St Theater, NYC; runs for 1200 performances, winning 5 Tony Awards
  • 1951 "17" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
  • 1951 "Music in the Air" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1956 Richard Adler and Jerry Ross' musical "The Pajama Game" closes at St James Theater, NYC, after 1063 performances, and a Tony Award for Best Musical
  • 1964 British rock band begins a 22-week Tuesday night residency at the influential Marquee Club in London, England
  • 1975 "Boccaccio" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1986 "Smile" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1987 "Make It Last Forever" debut album by Keith Sweat is released (Billboard Song of the Year 1988)
  • 1996 Elliot Goldenthal' musical "Juan Darién - A Carnival Mass" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater, NYC; runs for 49 performances
  • 1997 "Street Corner Symphony" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC; runs for 79 performances

Album Release

2008 British singer-rapper-songwriter Craig David releases his first Greatest Hits album

  • 2014 "Take Your Time" single is released by Sam Hunt (Billboard Song of the Year 2015)
  • 2019 47th American Music Awards: Taylor Swift wins six awards, including Artist of the Year and Artist of the Decade