Musicals in History (Part 16)

Events in Music

Events 1501 - 1,600 of 2,151

  • 1989-09-13 "Les Miserables" opens at Fisher Theatre, Detroit

Music Premiere

1989-09-20 Musical "Miss Saigon," premieres in London, created by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

  • 1989-10-12 Musical "Buddy" with Paul Hipp premieres in London
  • 1989-10-19 Astor Piazzolla and William Finn's musical "Dangerous Games" premieres at Nederlander Theater NYC
  • 1989-10-21 "Dangerous Games" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1989-11-01 "Les Miserables" opens at Curran Theatre, San Francisco, California
  • 1989-11-02 Musical "Meet Me In St Louis", based on the 1944 film, opens at Gershwin Theater, NYC; runs for 253 performances

Music History

1989-11-05 Revival of Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weil's "Threepenny Opera" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 65 performances

  • 1989-11-11 Don Sebesky and Gloria Nissenson's musical "Prince of Central Park", starring Jo Anne Worley, closes at Belasco Theater, NYC, after 4 performances
  • 1989-11-12 George Forrest's musical "Grand Hotel" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 1018 performances and wins 5 Tony Awards
  • 1989-11-15 "Few Good Men" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 497 performances
  • 1989-11-16 "Gypsy" opens at St James Theater NYC for 477 performances
  • 1989-12-07 C Coleman & D Zippel's musical "City of Angels" premieres in NYC
  • 1989-12-09 "Les Miserables" opens at Princess Theatre, Melbourne
  • 1989-12-11 Cy Coleman and David Zippel's musical "City of Angels" opens at Virginia Theater, NYC; runs for 878 performances, wins 6 Tony Awards and 8 Drama Desk Awards
  • 1989-12-31 "Me & My Girl" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 1420 performances
  • 1989-12-31 "Threepenny Opera" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 1990-01-10 "Les Miserables" opens at Mechanic Theatre, Baltimore
  • 1990-03-21 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 149 performances
  • 1990-03-22 "Grapes of Wrath" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • 1990-03-25 "Lettice & Lovage" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 284 performances
  • 1990-04-08 "Aspects of Love" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 377 performances

Theater Premiere

1990-04-16 August Wilson's play "The Piano Lesson", starring Charles S. Dutton, opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 320 performances

  • 1990-04-22 "Truly Blessed" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • 1990-04-26 "Accomplice" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 1990-04-28 Marvin Hamlisch and Edward Kleban's "A Chorus Line" closes at Shubert Theater, NYC after 6,137 performances
  • 1990-04-29 "Change in the Heir" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1990-05-01 "Prelude to a Kiss" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC
  • 1990-05-02 "Some Americans Abroad" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 62 performances
  • 1990-05-10 "Zoya's Apartment" opens at Circle in Square Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1990-05-13 "Change in the Heir" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1990-05-15 "Cemetery Club" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC for 56 performances
  • 1990-05-20 "Truly Blessed" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 33 performances
  • 1990-06-01 "Cemetery Club" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC after 56 performances
  • 1990-06-10 "Accomplice" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • 1990-06-10 Musical "Meet Me In St Louis", based on the 1944 film, closes at Gershwin Theater, NYC, after 253 performances
  • 1990-06-13 "Les Miserables" opens at S Alberta Jubilee Centre, Calgary
  • 1990-06-17 "Some Americans Abroad" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 62 performances
  • 1990-06-17 "Zoya's Apartment" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1990-07-12 "Les Miserables," opens at National Theatre, Washington, DC
  • 1990-07-25 "Les Miserables" opens at Princess Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver
  • 1990-08-01 "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 149 performances
  • 1990-08-03 "Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • 1990-09-01 "Heidi Chronicles" closes at Plymouth Theater, NYC, after 621 performances

Theatrical Finale

1990-09-01 "Jerome Robbins' Broadway" closes at Imperial theater, NYC. after 634 performances

Theatrical Finale

1990-09-02 Frank Galati's adaptation of John Steinbeck's novel "The Grapes of Wrath" closes at Cort Theater, NYC. after 188 performances

Music History

1990-09-07 New York City Opera's production of Kurt Weill and Langston Hughes' "Street Scene" opens at NY State Theater, NYC; runs for 6 performances

  • 1990-09-12 "Les Miserables," opens at Cirkus Theater, Stockholm
  • 1990-09-29 "Street Scene" closes at NY State Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1990-10-02 "Michael Feinstein in Concert" opens at Golden NYC for 30 performances
  • 1990-10-04 "Stand Up Tragedy" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1990-10-11 "Miser" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 93 performances
  • 1990-10-16 "Stand Up Tragedy" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 13 performances

Music History

1990-10-17 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" opens at Neil Simon Theater, NYC; runs for 216 performances

  • 1990-10-17 "Les Miserables" opens at Imperial Theatre, NY & His Majesty's Theatre, Perth

Music Premiere

1990-10-18 Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens' musical "Once on This Island", based on Rosa Guy's novel "My Love, My Love" (a Caribbean-set retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Mermaid"), opens at Booth Theater, NYC; runs for 469 performances

  • 1990-10-27 "Michael Feinstein in Concert" closes at Golden NYC after 30 performances

Music Premiere

1990-11-01 Revival of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin's musical "Oh, Kay!" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 77 performances

  • 1990-11-04 Alan Janes' jukebox musical "Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story", starring Paul Hipp, opens at Shubert Theatre, NYC; runs for 225 performances
  • 1990-11-07 "Little Night Music" closes at New York State NYC after 11 performances
  • 1990-11-07 English-Yiddish musical revue "Those Were The Days" opens at Edison Theater, NYC; runs for 126 performances
  • 1990-11-08 "6 Degrees of Separation" opens at Vivian Beaumont NYC for 496 performances

Music History

1990-11-11 William Nicholson's drama "Shadowlands", based on the life of C.S. Lewis, opens at Brooks Atkinson Theatre, NYC; runs for 169 performances and wins a Tony Award

  • 1990-11-18 "Fiddler on the Roof" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 241 performances
  • 1990-11-29 "Shogun - The Musical" opens at Marquis Theater, NYC; runs for 72 performances
  • 1990-12-13 Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • 1990-12-23 Comedy "Lettice & Lovage" closes at Barrymore Theater, NYC after 284 performances
  • 1990-12-30 "Miser" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 93 performances
  • 1991-01-05 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC after 77 performances
  • 1991-01-06 "Gypsy" closes at St James Theater NYC after 477 performances
  • 1991-01-20 "Black & Blue" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 829 performances
  • 1991-01-20 "Les Miserables" opens at Pantages Theatre, Los Angeles, California
  • 1991-01-20 "Shogun - The Musical" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1991-01-20 Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC, after 45 performances
  • 1991-01-24 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre St Denis, Montreal
  • 1991-01-26 "A Few Good Men" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 497 performances
  • 1991-01-29 "Piano Lesson" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 1991-02-10 "La Bete" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1991-02-14 "Mule Bone" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 67 performances

Music History

1991-02-20 Alan Ayckbourn's stage farce "Taking Steps" opens at Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 78 performances

Music History

1991-02-21 Neil Simon's stage comedy "Lost in Yonkers" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 780 performances

  • 1991-02-24 English-Yiddish musical revue "Those Were The Days" closes at Edison Theater, NYC, after 126 performances
  • 1991-02-28 "Les Miserables" opens at Theatre Carre, Amsterdam
  • 1991-02-28 Steve Tesich's stage drama "Speed of Darkness" opens at Belasco Theater, NYC; runs for 36 performances
  • 1991-03-02 "Aspects of Love" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 377 performances
  • 1991-03-02 "La Bete" closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1991-03-03 "Big Love" opens at Plymouth Theater, NYC; runs for 41 performances
  • 1991-03-09 "Les Miserables" opens at Lyric Theatre, Brisbane
  • 1991-03-30 "Speed of Darkness" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 36 performances

Music History

1991-04-03 "Penn and Teller - Refrigerator Tour" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC

  • 1991-04-04 "Lucifer's Child" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 28 performances
  • 1991-04-07 "Big Love" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1991-04-07 "Shadowlands" closes at Brooks Atkinson Theatre NYC after 169 performances
  • 1991-04-08 "I Hate Hamlet" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 88 performances
  • 1991-04-11 Musical "Miss Saigon" created by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil opens at Broadway Theater NYC
  • 1991-04-14 "Mule Bone" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 67 performances
  • 1991-04-14 "Oh, Kay!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • 1991-04-16 Leander & Seago's musical "Matador" premieres in London
  • 1991-04-20 "Les Miserables" opens at Odense Teater, Odense
  • 1991-04-25 "Grand Hotel" closes at Beck Theater, NYC, after 1018 performances

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