Musicals in History (Part 3)

Events in Music

Events 201 - 300 of 2,099

  • 1947-03-29 "Beggar's Holiday" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 111 performances
  • 1947-04-03 "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" opens at Martin Beck NYC for 108 performances
  • 1947-04-26 "Bless the Bride" musical opens in London
  • 1947-05-10 "Chocolate Soldier" closes at Century Theater NYC after 69 performances
  • 1947-05-17 "Street Scene" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 148 performances
  • 1947-06-02 Monte Carlo and Alma Sanders' musical "Louisiana Lady" opens at Century Theater, NYC; runs for 4 performances
  • 1947-06-04 Monte Carlo and Alma Sanders' musical "Louisiana Lady" closes at Century Theater, NYC, after 4 performances
  • 1947-07-05 "Barefoot Boy with Cheek" closes at Martin Beck NYC after 108 performances
  • 1947-08-01 "Medium & The Telephone" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 211 performances
  • 1947-09-27 "Sweethearts" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 288 performances
  • 1947-10-02 "Music in My Heart" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances
  • 1947-10-03 "Under the Counter" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 27 performances
  • 1947-10-09 Julie Styne & Sam Cohn's musical "High Button Shoes" premieres in NYC for 727 performances
  • 1947-10-10 Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Allegro" premieres at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances
  • 1947-10-25 "Under the Counter" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 27 performances
  • 1947-11-01 "Medium & The Telephone" closes at Barrymore NYC after 211 performances

  • 1947-12-08 "Caribbean Carnival" opens at International Theater NYC for 11 performances
  • 1947-12-11 Bob Hilliard and Sigman's musical "Angel in the Wings" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 308 performances
  • 1947-12-13 "Caribbean Carnival" closes at International NYC after 11 performances
  • 1947-12-26 "Cradle Will Ruck" opens at Mansfield Theater NYC for 34 performances
  • 1948-01-10 "Call Me Mister" closes at National Theater NYC after 734 performances
  • 1948-01-24 "Music in My Heart" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 124 performances
  • 1948-01-29 "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 188 performances
  • 1948-02-07 "Cradle Will Rock" closes at Mansfield Theater NYC after 34 performances
  • 1948-03-20 1st live televised musical Eugene Ormandy on CBS followed in 90
  • 1948-04-30 "Inside USA" opens at Century Theater NYC for 339 performances
  • 1948-05-06 Revival of Jerome Kerns and Clifford Grey's rags-to-riches musical "Sally" opens at Martin Beck Theater, NYC; runs for 36 performances
  • 1948-05-18 "Ballet Ballads" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 62 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1948-06-03 Musical "Sleepy Hollow", based on Washington Irving's novel, opens at St James Theater, NYC; runs for 12 performances

  • 1948-06-08 Revival of Jerome Kerns' musical "Sally" closes at Martin Beck Theater, NYC, after 36 performances
  • 1948-06-12 "Hold It!" closes at National Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 1948-06-12 The musical "Sleepy Hollow" closes at St James Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1948-07-10 "Allegro" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 318 performances
  • 1948-07-10 "Ballet Ballads" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 62 performances
  • 1948-07-10 "Look Ma, I'm Dancin'" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 188 performances
  • 1948-07-18 "Marinka" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 168 performances

  • 1948-07-31 "Brigadoon" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 581 performances
  • 1948-08-08 "Hold It!" opens at National Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 1948-09-04 "Angel in the Wings" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 308 performances
  • 1948-09-06 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1948-09-09 "Hilarities (of 1949)" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1948-09-15 "Small Wonder" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 134 performances
  • 1948-09-16 "Heaven on Earth" opens at Century Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1948-09-16 "Mr Strauss Goes to Boston" closes at Century NYC after 12 performances
  • 1948-09-18 "Hilarities (of 1949)" closes at Adelphi Theater NYC after 14 performances
  • 1948-09-20 "Magdalena" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 48 performances
  • 1948-09-25 "Heaven on Earth" closes at Century Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1948-09-27 "Carib Song" opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 36 performances
  • 1948-10-02 "Finian's Rainbow" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 725 performances
  • 1948-10-06 "Polonaise" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 113 performances
  • 1948-10-11 "Love Life" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 252 performances
  • 1948-10-11 "Where's Chartev?" opens at St James Theater NYC for 792 performances
  • 1948-10-16 "Red Mill" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 831 performances
  • 1948-10-19 "My Romance" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 95 performances
  • 1948-11-13 "As the Girls Go" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 420 performances
  • 1948-12-04 "Magdalena" closes at Ziegfeld Theater, NYC, after 48 performances

  • 1948-12-08 "Marinka" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 168 performances
  • 1948-12-16 "Lend an Ear" opens at National Theater NYC for 460 performances
  • 1948-12-29 "Rape of Lucretia" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1948-12-30 "Kiss Me, Kate" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 1077 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1948-12-30 Cole Porter's musical "Kiss Me Kate" opens at the New Century Theatre, NYC, later transferred to Sam S. Shubert Theatre; runs for 1077 performances

Composer and Lyricist Cole Porter
Composer and Lyricist
Cole Porter
  • 1949-01-08 "Make Mine Manhattan" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 429 performances
  • 1949-01-08 "My Romance" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 95 performances
  • 1949-01-08 "Small Wonder" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 134 performances
  • 1949-01-13 "Along 5th Avenue" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
  • 1949-01-16 "Rape of Lucretia" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 1949-01-22 "All for Love" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 121 performances

Music releaseTheater Premiere

1949-02-10 Arthur Miller's play "Death of a Salesman" opens at Morosco Theater, NYC

Playwright Arthur Miller
Playwright
Arthur Miller
  • 1949-02-12 "Annie Get Your Gun" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 1147 performances
  • 1949-02-19 "Inside USA" closes at Century Theater NYC after 339 performances
  • 1949-04-07 "South Pacific" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 1928 performances
  • 1949-05-14 "Love Life" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 252 performances
  • 1949-06-18 "Along Fifth Avenue" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances
  • 1949-07-02 "High Button Shoes" closes at Century Theater NYC after 727 performances
  • 1949-07-07 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" opens at Broadway NYC for 76 performances
  • 1949-07-15 "Miss Liberty" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 308 performances

  • 1949-08-07 "All after Love" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 121 performances
  • 1949-09-10 "Cabatgata (A Night in Spain)" closes at Broadway NYC after 76 performances
  • 1949-10-13 "Touch & Go" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 176 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1949-10-30 "Lost in the Stars" by Maxwell Anderson and Kurt Weill, based on the novel "Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 281 performances

Author and Apartheid Activist Alan Paton
Author and Apartheid Activist
Alan Paton
Playwright and Dramatist Maxwell Anderson
Playwright and Dramatist
Maxwell Anderson

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1949-10-30 Kurt Weill & Maxwell Anderson's musical "Lost in the Stars" premieres in NYC

Playwright and Dramatist Maxwell Anderson
Playwright and Dramatist
Maxwell Anderson
  • 1949-10-31 "Regina" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 86 performances
  • 1949-11-28 "Texas, Li'l Darlin'" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 293 performances
  • 1949-12-08 Jule Styne's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 740 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

1949-12-08 "On the Town", the film adaptation of the Broadway musical, starring Gene Kelly, Frank Sinatra, Ann Miller and Vera-Ellen, is released

Actress Vera-Ellen
Actress
Vera-Ellen
Singer and Actor Frank Sinatra
Singer and Actor
Frank Sinatra
Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • 1949-12-17 "Regina" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 86 performances
  • 1950-01-06 "Happy as Larry" opens at Coronet Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1950-01-07 "Happy as Larry" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1950-01-14 "As the Girls Go" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 420 performances
  • 1950-01-17 "Alive & Kicking" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 46 performances
  • 1950-01-20 "Dance Me a Song" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 35 performances
  • 1950-01-21 "Lend an Ear" closes at National Theater NYC after 460 performances
  • 1950-02-02 "Arms & the Girl" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 134 performances
  • 1950-02-18 "Dance Me a Song" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 35 performances
  • 1950-02-28 "Alive & Kicking" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 46 performances
  • 1950-03-15 Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Consul" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 269 performances
  • 1950-03-18 "Touch & Go" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 176 performances
  • 1950-03-23 "Great to Be Alive" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 1950-04-08 "Miss Liberty" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 308 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1950-04-24 Leonard Bernstein's musical "Peter Pan", starring Jean Arthur and Boris Karloff, opens at Imperial Theater, NYC; runs for 320 performances


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