Musicals in History (Part 17)

Events in Music

Events 1601 - 1,700 of 2,151

  • 1991-04-25 Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman's musical "The Secret Garden", based on Frances Hodgson Burnett's novel, starring Daisy Eagan and Mandy Patinkin, opens at St James Theater, NYC; runs for 706 performances, winning 3 Tony Awards
  • 1991-04-27 "Lucifer's Child" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 28 performances
  • 1991-04-28 "Gypsy" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • 1991-04-28 "Taking Steps" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 78 performances
  • 1991-04-29 "Our Country's Good" opens at Nederlander Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1991-05-01 "Will Rogers Follies" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 983 performances
  • 1991-05-01 Cy Coleman, Betty Comden and Adolph Green' s musical "Will Rogers Follies" premieres at The Palace Theater, NYC; runs for 981 performances
  • 1991-05-19 "Buddy - The Buddy Holly Story" closes at Shubert, NYC, after 225 performances
  • 1991-05-29 Musical adaptation of "Les Miserables" opens at Aotea Theatre in Auckland, New Zealand
  • 1991-06-08 "Our Country's Good" closes at Nederlander Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1991-06-16 Revival of musical "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Gershwin Theater, NYC, after 241 performances
  • 1991-06-22 "I Hate Hamlet" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 88 performances
  • 1991-06-26 "Getting Married" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 70 performances

Theatrical Finale

1991-06-29 "Jackie Mason - Brand New" closes at Neil Simon Theater, NYC, after 216 performances

  • 1991-07-09 "A Little Night Music" opens at New York State Theater NYC for 7 performances

Musical Finale

1991-07-28 Revival of Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim's musical "Gypsy", starring Tyne Daly, closes at Marquis Theater, NYC, after 105 performances and 2 Tony Award wins

  • 1991-08-10 New York City Opera's limited run production of Stephen Sondhiem's "A Little Night Music" closes at New York State Theater, NYC, after 7 performances
  • 1991-08-25 "Getting Married" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 70 performances
  • 1991-09-04 "Most Happy Fella" opens at NY State Theater NYC
  • 1991-10-09 "On Borrowed Time" opens at Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 99 performances
  • 1991-10-18 "Most Happy Fella" closes at NY State Theater NYC
  • 1991-10-20 "André Heller's Wonderhouse", starring Billy Barty, opens at Broadhurst Theatre, NYC; runs for 9 performances
  • 1991-10-23 "Les Miserables" opens at Mogador Theatre, Paris
  • 1991-10-24 "Dancing at Lughnasa" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 421 performances
  • 1991-10-27 "André Heller's Wonderhouse", starring Billy Barty, closes at Broadhurst Theatre, NYC, after 9 performances
  • 1991-10-27 "Homecoming" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1991-11-06 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" opens at Gershwin NYC for 32 performances
  • 1991-11-07 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" opens at Music Box NYC
  • 1991-11-07 Revival of musical "Brigadoon" opens at New York State Theater, NYC; runs for 12 performances
  • 1991-11-17 "Brigadoon" closes at New York State Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1991-11-27 Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1991-12-01 "Moscow Circus Cirk Valentin" closes at Gershwin NYC after 32 performances

Music History

1991-12-01 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"), closes at Booth Theater, NYC, after 469 performances

  • 1991-12-05 "Catskills on Broadway" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 452 performances
  • 1991-12-06 "Les Miserables" opens at Circustheater, Scheveningen
  • 1991-12-08 "Homecoming" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1991-12-08 "Nick & Nora" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1991-12-10 "Crucible" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • 1991-12-15 "Nick & Nora" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1991-12-19 "Christmas Carol" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 14 performances

Theatrical Finale

1991-12-29 "A Christmas Carol", starring Patrick Stewart, in a one-man show, closes at Eugene O'Neill Theater, NYC, after a limited run of 14 performances

  • 1992-01-05 "6 Degrees of Separation" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC after 496 performances
  • 1992-01-05 "On Borrowed Time" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 99 performances
  • 1992-01-05 Musical "Peter Pan", starring Cathy Rigby, closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 48 performances

Theatrical Finale

1992-01-05 Revival of Arthur Miller's dramatic play "The Crucible" closes at Belasco Theater, NYC, after 32 performances

  • 1992-01-16 "Two Shakespearean Actors" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 1992-01-19 Cy Coleman and David Zippel's musical "City of Angels" closes at the Virginia Theater, NYC, after 879 performances, winning 6 Tony and 8 Drama Desk Awards
  • 1992-01-23 "Visit" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1992-01-26 "Little Hotel on the Side" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 1992-01-27 "Crazy He Calls Me" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1992-02-01 "Crazy He Calls Me" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1992-02-09 "2 Shakespearean Actors" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1992-02-13 "Most Happy Fella" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 229 performances
  • 1992-02-19 Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy For You" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 1622 performances

Music History

1992-02-20 Revival of Noël Coward's stage comedy "Private Lives" opens at Broadhurst Theater, NYC; runs for 37 performances

  • 1992-02-22 "Park Your Car in Harvard Yard" closes at Music Box NYC
  • 1992-02-26 "Search & Destroy" opens at Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 46 performances
  • 1992-03-01 "Little Hotel on the Side" closes at Belasco NYC after 41 performances
  • 1992-03-01 "Visit" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1992-03-17 "Death & the Maiden" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 159 performances
  • 1992-03-18 "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 38 performances
  • 1992-03-19 "Master Builder" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1992-03-22 "Private Lives" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 37 performances

Theater Premiere

1992-03-22 Herb Gardner's play "Conversations with My Father", starring Judd Hirsch and Tony Shalhoub, opens at Royale NYC for 462 performances

  • 1992-03-24 "Jake's Women" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC for 245 performances
  • 1992-04-02 "Hamlet" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1992-04-05 "Search & Destroy" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 1992-04-08 "5 Guys Named Moe" opens at Eugene O'Neill Theater NYC for 445 performances

Theater Premiere

1992-04-12 Revival of Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Alec Baldwin & Jessica Lange, opens at Ethel Barrymore Theatre, NYC; runs for 137 performances

  • 1992-04-13 "2 Trains Running" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC for 160 performances
  • 1992-04-14 "Les Miserables" opens at Palace Theatre, Manchester

Music Premiere

1992-04-14 Revival of Frank Loesser's musical "Guys & Dolls" starring Nathan Lane, opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 1143 performances, wins 4 Tony Awards

  • 1992-04-16 "Metro" opens at Minskoff Theater NYC for 13 performances
  • 1992-04-19 "4 Baboons Adoring the Sun" closes at Beaumont NYC after 38 performances

Music Premiere

1992-04-21 Allen Toussaint's musical revue "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" opens at the Helen Hayes Theater, NYC; runs for 13 performances.

  • 1992-04-23 "Shirnada" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1992-04-24 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 108 performances
  • 1992-04-25 "Shimada" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1992-04-26 "Grand Hotel" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 1,018 performances
  • 1992-04-26 "Jelly's Last Jam" opens at Virginia Theater NYC for 569 performances
  • 1992-04-26 "Master Builder" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1992-04-26 "Metro" closes at Minskoff Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 1992-04-27 "Small Family Business" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1992-04-29 William Finn and James Lapine's musical "Falsettos" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 487 performances
  • 1992-05-02 Allen Toussaint's musical revue "High Rollers Social & Pleasure Club" closes at the Helen Hayes Theater, NYC, after 13 performances
  • 1992-05-10 "Hamlet" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1992-06-07 "Small Family Business" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1992-06-10 "Price" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 47 performances
  • 1992-06-25 Stage musical "Les Miserables" opens at Vinohradské divadlo (Vinohrady Theatre), Prague, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic)

Theater Premiere

1992-06-28 Ra Lewis' dramatic play "Chinese Coffee", starring Al Pacino, opens at the Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 18 performances

  • 1992-06-29 "Salome" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 9 performances
  • 1992-07-19 "Price" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 47 performances
  • 1992-07-26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at Marquis Theater NYC after 108 performances
  • 1992-07-29 Ira Lewis's one-act drama"Chinese Coffee" closes at Circle in the Square Theater, NYC, after 18 performances
  • 1992-08-01 "Salome" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 9 performances
  • 1992-08-02 "Death & the Maiden" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 159 performances
  • 1992-08-09 Revival of Tennessee Williams' play "A Streetcar Named Desire", starring Alec Baldwin & Jessica Lange, closes at Ethel Barrymore, NYC, after 137 performances
  • 1992-08-18 "Real Inspector Hound" opens at Criterion NYC for 61 performances
  • 1992-08-26 "Anna Karenina" opens at Circle in Square Theater, NYC; runs for 46 performances
  • 1992-08-30 "2 Trains Running" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC after 160 performances

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