Musicals in History (Part 19)

Events in Music

Events 1801 - 1,900 of 2,150

  • 1993-12-12 "Any Given Day" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 1993-12-12 "Kentucky Cycle" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 34 performances
  • 1993-12-16 "Red Shoes" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1993-12-19 Marsha Norman, Bob Merrill, and Jule Styne's fairy tale musical "Red Shoes", directed by Stanley Donen, closes at Gershwin Theater, NYC, after 5 performances; loses nearly $8 million
  • 1993-12-27 "Candles, Snow, & Mistletoe" opens at Palace Theater, NYC; runs for 7 performances
  • 1993-12-30 "Candles, Snow, & Mistletoe" closes at Palace NYC after 7 performances
  • 1994-01-01 "Flying Karamzov Brothers" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 performances
  • 1994-01-01 "Grand Night after Singing" closes at Criterion NYC after 52 performances
  • 1994-01-02 "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" closes at Beaumont NYC after 40 performances
  • 1994-01-02 "Shakespeare after My Father" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 266 performances
  • 1994-01-03 "Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 13 performances
  • 1994-01-06 "The Government Inspector" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • 1994-01-27 "No Man's Land" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 61 performances
  • 1994-02-03 "Les Miserables" opens at Kallang Theatre, Singapore
  • 1994-02-06 "Government Inspector" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 1994-02-22 "Les Miserables" opens at Chunichi Theatre, Nagoya
  • 1994-03-03 "Damn Yankees" opens at Marquis Theater NYC for 510 performances
  • 1994-03-17 "Little More Magic" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 30 performances
  • 1994-03-20 "Cyrano - The Musical" closes at Neil Simon NYC after 137 performances
  • 1994-03-20 "Flowering Peach" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 41 performances
  • 1994-03-20 "No Man's Land" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 61 performances
  • 1994-03-24 "Carousel" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 322 performances
  • 1994-03-24 "Song of Jacob Zulu" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 53 performances

Music History

1994-04-05 "Jackie Mason Politically Incorrect" opens at Golden Theater, NYC; runs for 347 performances

  • 1994-04-07 "Medea" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • 1994-04-10 "Les Miserables" opens at Hiten Theatre, Osaka
  • 1994-04-17 "Little More Magic" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 30 performances
  • 1994-04-17 "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" opens at Cort Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1994-04-18 Disney's stage adaptation of its animated musical "Beauty & the Beast" opens at Palace Theater, NYC
  • 1994-04-21 Revival of William Inge's stage drama "Picnic" opens at Criterion Theater, NYC; runs for 45 performances
  • 1994-04-24 "Broken Glass" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 73 performances
  • 1994-04-24 "Flowering Peach" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1994-04-27 "An Inspector Calls" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 454 performances
  • 1994-05-01 "My Fair Lady" closes at Virginia Theater NYC after 165 performances
  • 1994-05-01 Jim Cartwright's play "The Rise & Fall of Little Voice" opens at Neil Simon Theater, NYC; runs for 9 performances
  • 1994-05-05 "Sally Marrand Her Escorts" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 50 performances
  • 1994-05-08 Jim Cartwright's play "The Rise & Fall of Little Voice" closes at Neil Simon Theater, NYC after 9 performances
  • 1994-05-09 "Passion" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 280 performances
  • 1994-05-10 Musical sequel "The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, NYC; runs for 16 performances
  • 1994-05-11 Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey's musical "Grease" opens at Eugene O' Neill Theater, NYC; runs for 1,503 performances
  • 1994-05-22 Musical sequel "The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, NYC, after 16 performances

Musical Finale

1994-05-29 Revival of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph & the Amazing Dreamcoat" closes at Minskoff Theater, NYC, after 223 performances

  • 1994-05-29 Revival of William Inge's stage drama "Picnic" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 45 performances

Music History

1994-06-05 Spalding Gray's one-man show "Gray's Anatomy" opens an encore run at Beaumont Theater, NYC; runs for 8 performances

Music Premiere

1994-06-15 Disney's animated musical film "The Lion King" opens in theaters with $42 million

  • 1994-06-19 "Sally Marrand Her Escorts" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 50 performances
  • 1994-06-19 "She Loves Me" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC after 294 performances
  • 1994-06-19 "Twilight - Los Angeles 1992" closes at Cort NYC after 72 performances
  • 1994-06-26 "Broken Glass" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 73 performances
  • 1994-06-26 "Medea" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 82 performances
  • 1994-06-27 Spalding Gray''s one-man show "Gray's Anatomy" closes at Beaumont Theater, NYC, after 8 performances
  • 1994-07-10 "Hedda Gabler" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 33 performances
  • 1994-07-16 "Sisters Rosensweig" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 556 performances
  • 1994-08-07 "Hedda Gabler" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 33 performances

Theatrical Finale

1994-08-27 Neil Simon's comedy "Laughter on the 23rd Floor" closes at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC, after 320 performances

  • 1994-09-08 "Philadelphia, Here I Come" opens at Criterion NYC for 52 performances
  • 1994-10-02 "Show Boat" opens at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • 1994-10-22 "Philadelphia, Here I Come" closes at Criterion NYC after 52 performances
  • 1994-10-31 American jam band Phish performs The Beatles "White Album" as a musical costume during a show at the Glens Falls Civic Center in Glens Falls, New York.
  • 1994-11-15 "Glass Menagerie" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 57 performances
  • 1994-11-17 Andrew Lloyd Webber, Don Black and Christopher Hampton's musical "Sunset Boulevard" opens at Minskoff Theater, NYC; runs for 977 performances, wins 7 Tony Awards
  • 1994-11-20 New Vaudevillian revue "The Flying Karamazov Brothers Do the Impossible" opens at Helen Hayes Theater, NYC, for a limited run of 50 performances
  • 1994-11-20 Revival of Michael Cristofer's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning stage drama "The Shadow Box", starring Mary Alice, opens at Circle in Square Theatre, NYC; runs for 49 performances
  • 1994-12-04 Tony Kushner's drama "Angels in America: Millennium Approach" closes at Walter Kerr Theater, NYC, after 367 performances, and 4 Tony Awards, and a Pulitzer Prize
  • 1994-12-04 Tony Kushner's drama "Angels in America: Perestroika" closes at Walter Kerr Theater, NYC, after 216 performances, and 3 Tony Awards
  • 1994-12-08 "What's Wrong With this Picture?" opens at Circle in Sq NYC for 12 per
  • 1994-12-15 "A Tuna Christmas" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 20 performances
  • 1994-12-18 Donald Margulies' comic play "What's Wrong With This Picture?" closes at Circle in Square, NYC, after 12 performances
  • 1994-12-18 Stand-up comedy revue "Comedy Tonight" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater, NYC; runs for 9 performances
  • 1994-12-22 "Christmas Carol" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC for 18 performances
  • 1994-12-25 "Comedy Tonight" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1995-01-01 "A Tuna Christmas" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 20 performances
  • 1995-01-01 "Glass Menagerie" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 57 performances
  • 1995-01-01 "Shadow Box" closes at Circle in Square Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1995-01-07 "Passion" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 280 performances

Theatrical Finale

1995-01-07 Limited run of Patrick Stewart's one-man show "A Christmas Carol", based on Charles Dickens' novel, closes at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC, after 18 performances

Musical Finale

1995-01-08 Revival of Frank Loesser's musical "Guys & Dolls", starring Nathan Lane, closes at Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 1143 performances, winning 4 Tony and 7 Drama Desk Awards

  • 1995-01-17 "Carousel" closes at Beaumont Theater NYC after 322 performances
  • 1995-01-20 "Love! Valor! Compassion!" opens at Walter Kerr, NYC; runs for 276 performances
  • 1995-02-02 "Molière Comedies" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 1995-02-09 Augustus and Ruth Goetz' stage drama "The Heiress" opens at Cort Theater, NYC; runs for 340 performances
  • 1995-02-23 "Uncle Vanya" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 1995-03-02 "Smokey Joe's Cafe" opens at Virginia Theater NYC
  • 1995-03-19 "Translations" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 1995-03-19 "Uncle Vanya" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1995-03-23 Revival of Frank Loesser's musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater, NYC; runs for 548 performances
  • 1995-03-26 "Defending the Caveman" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 671 performances
  • 1995-03-26 "Moliere Comedies" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1995-03-30 "Arcadia" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 204 performances
  • 1995-04-06 "Having Our Say" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 1995-04-09 "Translations" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC after 25 performances
  • 1995-04-10 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1995-04-25 "A Month in the Country" opens at Roundabout Theater, NYC; runs for 79 performances
  • 1995-04-27 "Indiscretions" opens at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC for 221 performances
  • 1995-04-30 "Blood Brothers" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 839 performances
  • 1995-04-30 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1995-04-30 "The Rose Tattoo" opens at Circle in the Square Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 1995-05-01 "On the Waterfront" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1995-05-02 "Hamlet" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 121 performances
  • 1995-05-03 "My Thing of Love" opens at Beck Theater NYC for 16 performances

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