Musicals in History (Part 10)

Events in Music

Events 901 - 1,000 of 2,099

  • 1972-03-11 "Inner City" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 97 performances
  • 1972-03-19 "To Live Another Summer" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances
  • 1972-03-22 Musical "The Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1972-03-25 "Selling of the President" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1972-03-26 "Only Fools Are Sad" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • 1972-03-30 "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances
  • 1972-04-09 "Sugar", a musical adaptation of 1959 film "Some Like It Hot", opens at Majestic Theater, NYC for 506 performances
  • 1972-04-14 "That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1972-04-16 "That's Entertainment" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 4 performances

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1972-04-18 "Lost in the Stars" based on the novel "Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 39 performances

Author and Apartheid Activist Alan Paton
Author and Apartheid Activist
Alan Paton
  • 1972-04-19 "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" opens at Playhouse NYC for 1,065 performances
  • 1972-05-01 "Different Times" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1972-05-15 "Hard Job Being God" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • 1972-05-16 "Don't Play Us Cheap" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 164 performances
  • 1972-05-20 "Different Times" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1972-05-20 "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances

  • 1972-05-21 "Lost in the Stars" based on the novel "Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • 1972-05-27 "Applause" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 900 performances
  • 1972-06-07 Musical "Grease" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 3,388 performances
  • 1972-06-22 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 140 performances
  • 1972-07-01 Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • 1972-07-01 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances
  • 1972-07-02 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 performances
  • 1972-07-30 "Ain't Supposed to Die Death" closes at Barrymore NYC after 325 performances
  • 1972-08-12 "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 156 performances

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1972-08-12 "Oh! Calcutta!" closes at Belasco Theater in NYC after 1316 performances

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A brief cover-up by the cast of "Oh! Calcutta!"
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  • 1972-10-01 "Don't Play Us Cheap" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 164 performances
  • 1972-10-02 "From Israel with Love" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1972-10-08 "From Israel with Love" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1972-10-09 "Dude" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1972-10-12 "Hurry, Harry" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 1972-10-13 "Hurry, Harry" closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 2 performances
  • 1972-10-16 "Pacific Paradise" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1972-10-19 "Mother Earth" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1972-10-21 "Dude" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1972-10-21 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 140 performances

  • 1972-10-21 "Pacific Paradise" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1972-10-23 "Pippin" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 1944 performances
  • 1972-10-28 "Mother Earth" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1972-11-16 "Dear Oscar" opens at Playhouse Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1972-11-19 "Ambassador" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1972-11-19 "Dear Oscar" closes at Playhouse Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1972-11-25 "Ambassador" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1972-11-28 "Via Galactica" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1972-12-02 "Via Galactica" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1972-12-27 "Purlie" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1973-01-07 "Purlie" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • 1973-01-08 "Tricks" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1973-01-13 "Tricks" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1973-02-04 "No, No Nanette" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 861 performances
  • 1973-02-06 "Shelter" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • 1973-02-13 Musical "El Grande de Coca-Cola" premieres in NYC
  • 1973-02-25 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Little Night Music" premieres at Shubert Theatre in NYC (601 performances)
  • 1973-03-03 "Shelter" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 31 performances
  • 1973-03-13 "Irene" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 605 performances
  • 1973-03-18 "Seesaw" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 296 performances

  • 1973-04-26 "2 Gentlemen of Verona" musical opens in London
  • 1973-05-13 "Cyrano" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1973-05-17 "Nash at Nine" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1973-05-19 "Smith" opens at Eden Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1973-05-20 "2 Gentlemen of Verona" closes at St James Theater NYC after 613 performances
  • 1973-06-02 "Nash at Nine" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1973-06-03 "Smith" closes at Eden Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1973-06-23 "Cyrano" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1973-06-23 "Sugar" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 506 performances
  • 1973-06-26 London production of musical "Grease" premieres
  • 1973-07-01 "Jesus Christ Superstar" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 711 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1973-07-26 Peter Shaffer's musical "Equus" premieres in London

Playwright Peter Shaffer
Playwright
Peter Shaffer
  • 1973-09-05 "Desert Song" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1973-09-16 "Desert Song" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1973-09-22 "A Little Night Music" opens at Majestic Theater on Broadway
  • 1973-10-18 Judd Woldon & Robert Britten's musical"Raisin" opens at 46th St Theater, NYC for 847 performances
  • 1973-11-01 "Molly" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 68 performances

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1973-11-02 "Barbra Streisand ...and Other Musical Instruments" special premieres on CBS TV

Singer-Songwriter and Actress Barbra Streisand
Singer-Songwriter and Actress
Barbra Streisand
  • 1973-11-13 "Gigi" opens at Uris Theater NYC for 103 performances
  • 1973-11-14 "Good Evening" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 438 performances

  • 1973-12-08 "Seesaw" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 296 performances
  • 1973-12-09 "Pajama Game" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • 1973-12-19 "Molly" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1974-01-08 E Wilson Jr's musical "Let My People Come" premieres in NYC
  • 1974-01-17 Styne, Comdem & Green's musical "Lorelei" premieres in NYC
  • 1974-01-27 "Lorelei" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • 1974-02-03 "Pajama Game" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 1974-02-10 "Gigi" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 103 performances
  • 1974-03-03 "Sextet" opens at Bijou Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1974-03-05 "Candide" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 740 performances
  • 1974-03-06 "Over Here!" musical written by Richard & Robert Sherman opens at Shubert Theater, NYC for 341 performances (top-grossing production 1974)
  • 1974-03-10 "Sextet" closes at Bijou Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1974-04-16 "Words & Music" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 127 performances
  • 1974-05-28 Stephen Schwartz' musical "Magic Show" opens at Cort Theater, NYC; runs for 1859 performances
  • 1974-08-03 "Little Night Music" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 601 performances
  • 1974-08-03 "Words & Music" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 127 performances
  • 1974-09-07 "Irene" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 605 performances
  • 1974-09-23 "Gypsy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • 1974-10-06 "Mack & Mabel" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 66 performances
  • 1974-10-17 "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" closes at Playhouse NYC after 1065 per
  • 1974-10-20 Bard's presentation of "Richard III" opens at Lincoln Center NYC
  • 1974-11-03 "Lorelei" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 1974-11-30 "Good Evening" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 438 performances
  • 1974-11-30 "Mack & Mabel" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 66 performances

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