Musicals in History (Part 20)

Events in Music

Events 1901 - 2,000 of 2,099

  • 1995-11-02 "Sacrilege" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 21 performances
  • 1995-11-04 "Indiscretions" closes at Ethel Barrymore Theater NYC after 221 performances
  • 1995-11-09 "Danny Gans on Broadway" opens at Neil Simon Theater NYC
  • 1995-11-15 "Master Class" opens at Golden Theater NYC for 601 performances
  • 1995-11-19 "Sacrilege" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 21 performances
  • 1995-11-19 "School for Scandal" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1995-11-20 "Racing Demon" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1995-11-25 "Patti LuPone on Broadway" closes at Walter Kerr NYC after 46 performances
  • 1995-11-29 "Garden District" closes at Circle in the Sq Theater NYC
  • 1995-12-03 "Company" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1995-12-03 "Holiday" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 49 performances
  • 1995-12-14 Musical "Les Miserables" opens at Cable Hall, Helsinki
  • 1995-12-17 "School after Scandal" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 1995-12-20 "Paul Roebson" opens at Longacre Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1995-12-31 "Danny Gans on Broadway" closes at Neil Simon NYC
  • 1995-12-31 "Having Our Say" closes at Booth Theater NYC after 308 performances

  • 1995-12-31 "Heiress" closes at Cort Theater NYC after 340 performances
  • 1995-12-31 "Paul Roebson" closes at Longacre Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • 1995-12-31 "Racing Demon" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC after 48 performances
  • 1995-12-31 "Tempest" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 71 performances
  • 1996-01-04 "Father" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 1996-01-07 "Crazy after You" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 1622 performances
  • 1996-01-07 "Fool Moon" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after * performances
  • 1996-01-14 "Holiday" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1996-01-14 "Swinging On a Star" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 97 performances
  • 1996-01-26 "Les Miserables" opens at Musichall Theatre, Duisburg
  • 1996-01-28 "Hello Dolly!" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 118 performances
  • 1996-01-29 6,138th performance of "Cats" is held in London, surpassing record of Broadway's longest-running musical, "A Chorus Line"
  • 1996-02-13 Rock musical "Rent" by Jonathan Larson opens off-Broadway
  • 1996-02-22 "Bus Stop" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 1996-02-25 "Father" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 52 performances
  • 1996-03-17 "Bus Stop" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC after 29 performances
  • 1996-03-17 "Getting Away With Murder" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 17 performances
  • 1996-03-20 "Love Thy Neighbor" opens at Booth Theater NYC
  • 1996-03-21 "Night of the Iguana" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 68 performances
  • 1996-03-27 Stage adaptation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "State Fair" opens at Music Box Theater, New York City; runs for 118 performances

  • 1996-03-28 "Seven Guitars" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • 1996-03-31 "Getting Away With Murder" closes at Broadhurst NYC after 17 performances
  • 1996-03-31 "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 66 performances
  • 1996-04-04 "Inherit the Wind" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 45 performances
  • 1996-04-11 Revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "The King & I", starring Lou Diamond Phillips and Donna Murphy, premieres at Neil Simon Theater, NYC; runs for 781 performances

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1996-04-14 Trish Vradenburg's play "Apple Doesn't Fall.."directed by Leonard Nimoy opens and closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 1 performance

  • 1996-04-18 Revival of Stephen Sondheim's musical comedy "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", starring Nathan Lane, opens at St James Theater NYC for 715 performances
  • 1996-04-21 "Delicate Balance" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC
  • 1996-04-24 "Jack-Night on Town with John Barrymore" opens at Belasco for 12 performances
  • 1996-04-25 "Bring in Da Noise, Bring in Da Funk" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC
  • 1996-04-28 "Big" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 193 performances
  • 1996-04-30 "Buried Child" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC for 77 performances
  • 1996-05-01 "Ideal Husband" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 1996-05-05 "Jack-Night on Town with J Barrymore" closes at Belasco after 12 performances
  • 1996-05-12 "Inherit the Wind" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 45 performances
  • 1996-05-12 "Night of the Iguana" closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 68 performances
  • 1996-05-22 "Tartuffe: Born Again" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC for 29 performances
  • 1996-05-26 "Midsummer Night's Dream" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 66 performances
  • 1996-06-23 "Tartuffe: Born Again" closes at Circle in Sq NYC after 29 performances
  • 1996-06-30 "Buried Child" closes at Brook Atkinson Theater NYC after 77 performances

  • 1996-06-30 "Moon Over Buffalo" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • 1996-06-30 "State Fair" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 118 performances
  • 1996-07-14 "How To Succeed in Business..." closes at R Rodgers NYC after 548 performances
  • 1996-07-14 "Thousand Clowns" opens at Criterion Theater NYC for 32 performances
  • 1996-08-11 "Thousand Clowns," closes at Criterion Theater NYC after 32 performances
  • 1996-08-21 "Hughie" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • 1996-09-05 "Summer & Smoke" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1996-09-08 "7 Guitars" closes at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • 1996-09-19 "Skylight" opens at Royale Theater NYC
  • 1996-09-29 "Delicate Balance" closes at Plymouth Theater NYC
  • 1996-10-10 "Sex & Longing" opens at Cort Theater NYC
  • 1996-10-13 "Big" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 193 performances
  • 1996-10-17 "Taking Sides" opens at Atkinson Theater NYC
  • 1996-10-20 "Summer & Smoke" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1996-10-31 American jam band Phish performs The Talking Heads' "Remain In Light" as a musical costume during a show at the Omni Coliseum in Atlanta, Georgia
  • 1996-11-02 "Hughie" closes at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-03 "It's a Slippery Slope" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-07 "3 Sisters" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-13 "Three Sisters" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-14 Revival of John Kander and Fred Ebb's musical "Chicago" opens at Richard Rodgers Theater NYC

  • 1996-11-15 "Into the Whirlwind" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 1996-11-16 "Into the Whirlwind" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 2 performances
  • 1996-11-17 "Present Laughter" opens at Walter Kerr Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-19 "God Said, Ha!" opens at Lyceum Theater NYC for 22 performances
  • 1996-11-19 "Sex & Longing" closes at Cort Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-21 "Rehearsal" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1996-11-24 "Juan Darien - A Carnival Mass" opens at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 1996-12-05 "Dreams & Nightmares" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1996-12-08 "God Said, Ha!" closes at Lyceum Theater NYC after 22 performances
  • 1996-12-19 "Once Upon a Matress" opens at Broadhurst NYC for 187 performances
  • 1996-12-29 "Dreams & Nightmares" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC
  • 1996-12-29 "Skylight" closes at Royale Theater NYC after
  • 1996-12-29 "Taking Sides" closes at Atkinson Theater NYC
  • 1997-01-05 "Juan Darien-Carnival Mass" closes at Vivian Beaumont NYC
  • 1997-01-05 "Love Thy Neighbor" closes at Booth Theater NYC
  • 1997-01-05 "Show Boat" closes at Gershwin Theater NYC
  • 1997-01-06 "It's a Slippery Slope" closes at Vivian Beaumont Theater NYC
  • 1997-01-10 "Rehearsal" closes at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1997-01-26 "Ideal Husband" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • 1997-01-27 "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" opens at Gershwin NYC
  • 1997-02-02 "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus" closes at Gershwin NYC
  • 1997-02-13 "Three Sisters" opens at Criterion Theater NYC
  • 1997-02-20 "Stanley" opens at Circle in Sq Theater NYC
  • 1997-02-27 "Last Night of Ballyhoo" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC

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