Musicals in History (Part 14)

Events in Music

Events 1301 - 1,400 of 2,099

  • 1983-06-26 "Show Boat" closes at Uris Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • 1983-07-24 "Mame" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 1983-08-07 "Merlin" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • 1983-08-21 "La Cage aux Folles" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 1761 performances
  • 1983-08-28 "Mame" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1983-09-04 "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Royale NYC after 747 performances
  • 1983-09-29 "A Chorus Line" with 3,389 performance becomes the longest-running Broadway show
  • 1983-10-16 "Zorba" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 362 performances
  • 1983-11-10 "Amen Corner" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 83 performances
  • 1983-11-17 "La Tragedie de Carmen" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 187 performances
  • 1983-11-20 "Marilyn: An American Fable" opens at Minskoff NYC for 16 performances
  • 1983-11-21 "Doonesbury" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 104 performances
  • 1983-12-03 "Marilyn: An American Fable" closes at Minskoff NYC after 16 performances
  • 1983-12-04 "Amen Corner" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 83 performances
  • 1983-12-04 David Shire & Richard Maltby, Jr.'s musical "Baby" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 241 performances
  • 1983-12-14 Muscial "Peg" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 5 performances

  • 1983-12-17 "Peg" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1983-12-21 Musical "Tap Dance Kid" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 669 performances
  • 1984-02-04 "9" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 739 performances
  • 1984-02-04 "Backstage Magic" opens at CommuniCore
  • 1984-02-09 "Rink" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • 1984-02-19 "Doonesbury" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 104 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1984-03-27 Premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Richard Stilgoe's rock musical "Starlight Express"

  • 1984-04-05 "Human Comedy" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1984-04-15 "Human Comedy" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 1984-04-28 "La Tragedie de Carmen" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 187 performances
  • 1984-04-29 "Oliver!" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1984-05-02 Stephen Sondheim's musical "Sunday in the Park with George", a fictionalized version of painter Georges Seurat's relationship with his grandson, starring Mandy Patinkin, opens at Booth Theater, NYC; runs for 604 performances
  • 1984-05-13 "Oliver!" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 17 performances
  • 1984-05-20 "On Your Toes" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 505 performances
  • 1984-05-24 Revival of musical "The Wiz" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC, runs for 13 performances
  • 1984-06-03 Revival of the musical "The Wiz" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater, NYC, after 13 performances
  • 1984-07-01 "Baby" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 241 performances
  • 1984-08-08 "Rink" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 204 performances
  • 1984-09-02 "Zorba" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 362 performances
  • 1984-09-25 "Quilters" opens at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC for 24 performances

  • 1984-09-25 1st London performance of musical "Stepping Out" presented
  • 1984-10-14 "Quilters" closes at Jack Lawrence Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1984-10-31 Howard Goodall & Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man" premieres in London
  • 1984-11-11 "Three Musketeers" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1984-11-18 "3 Musketeers" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1984-12-11 "Doug Henning & His World..." opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 60 performances
  • 1985-01-07 "King & I" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 191 performances
  • 1985-01-27 "Doug Henning & His World..." closes at Lunt-Fontanne NY after 60 performances
  • 1985-01-31 "Harrigan 'n Hart" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1985-02-03 "Harrigan 'n Hart" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1985-03-03 "My One & Only" closes at St James Theater NYC after 767 performances
  • 1985-04-08 "Leader of the Pack" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 120 performances
  • 1985-04-16 "Grind" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 79 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1985-04-25 Roger Miller's musical "Big River" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 1005 performances

Country Singer Roger Miller
Country Singer
Roger Miller
  • 1985-06-22 "Grind" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 79 performances
  • 1985-06-30 "The King & I" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 191 performances
  • 1985-07-12 "Singin' in the Rain" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 367 performances
  • 1985-07-21 "Leader of the Pack" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 120 performances
  • 1985-08-04 "Dreamgirls" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1522 performances
  • 1985-08-11 "Tap Dance Kid" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 669 performances

  • 1985-09-18 "Song & Dance" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 474 performances
  • 1985-10-09 "Tango Argentino" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 198 performances
  • 1985-10-13 "Sunday in the Park with George" closes at Booth NYC after 604 performances
  • 1985-11-05 "News" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1985-11-09 "News" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1985-12-02 Rupert Holmes' musical "Mystery of Edwin Drood" premieres in NYC at Imperial Theater NYC (608 performances)
  • 1985-12-04 "Les Miserables" opens at Palace Theatre, London
  • 1985-12-18 "Jerry's Girls" opens at St James Theater NYC for 139 performances
  • 1985-12-19 "Wind in the Willows" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1985-12-22 "Wind in the Willows" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1986-01-23 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 13 performances

Broadway Composer Jerome Kern
Broadway Composer
Jerome Kern
  • 1986-01-28 "Uptown... It's Hot!" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1986-02-02 "Jerome Kern Goes to Hollywood" closes at Ritz NYC after 13 performances
  • 1986-02-16 "Uptown... It's Hot!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 24 performances
  • 1986-03-30 "Tango Argentino" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 198 performances
  • 1986-04-10 "Big Deal" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 70 performances
  • 1986-04-20 "Jerry's Girls" closes at St James Theater NYC after 139 performances
  • 1986-04-27 "Sweet Charity" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 368 performances
  • 1986-05-18 "Singin' in the Rain" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC after 367 performances
  • 1986-06-08 "Big Deal" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 70 performances

  • 1986-08-07 "Honky Tonk Nights" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1986-08-09 "Honky Tonk Nights" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1986-08-10 "Me & My Girl" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 1420 performances
  • 1986-08-21 "Rags" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1986-08-23 "Rags" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1986-10-16 "Raggedy Ann" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1986-10-19 "Flamenco Puro" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1986-10-19 "Raggedy Ann" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1986-10-22 "Into the Light" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • 1986-10-26 "Into the Light" closes at Neil Simon Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1986-11-08 "Song & Dance" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 474 performances
  • 1986-11-17 "Oh Coward!" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 1986-11-24 "Smile" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1986-11-30 "Flamenco Puro" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • 1986-12-27 "Les Miserables" opens at Kennedy Center, Washington, D.C.
  • 1987-01-03 "Oh Coward!" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1987-01-03 "Smile" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1987-02-19 "Stardust" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • 1987-03-12 "Les Miserables" opens at Broadway/Imperial NYC for 4000+ performances
  • 1987-03-15 "Starlight Express" opens at Gershwin Theater in NYC for 761 performances
  • 1987-03-15 "Sweet Charity" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 368 performances
  • 1987-04-02 "Mikado" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 1987-04-15 "Barbara Cook: A Concert" opens at Ambassador NYC for 13 performances
  • 1987-04-26 "Barbara Cook: A Concert" closes at Ambassador NYC after 13 performances

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