Musicals in History (Part 4)

Events in Music

Events 301 - 400 of 2,065

  • 1950-10-12 "Call Me Madam" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 644 performances
  • 1950-11-02 "Barrier" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1950-11-04 "Barrier" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1950-11-04 "Consul" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 269 performances
  • 1950-11-24 "Guys & Dolls" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 1200 performances
  • 1950-11-25 "Tickets, Please" closes at Coronet Theater NYC after 245 performances
  • 1950-12-13 "Let's Make an Opera" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1950-12-14 "Bless You All" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 84 performances
  • 1950-12-16 "Let's Make an Opera" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1950-12-21 Cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 performances
  • 1951-01-06 "Pardon Our French" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 100 performances
  • 1951-01-27 "Peter Pan" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 1951-01-29 "Where's Charley?" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 1951-02-24 "Bless You All" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • 1951-02-25 "Michael Todd's Peep Show" closes at Winter Garden NYC after 278 performances
  • 1951-03-10 "Where's Charley?" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 56 performances

  • 1951-03-25 5th Tony Awards: "Guys & Dolls" (musical) & "Rose Tatoo" (play) win
  • 1951-03-29 "King & I" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1246 performances
  • 1951-04-18 "Make a Wish" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 102 performances
  • 1951-04-19 "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 267 performances
  • 1951-05-05 "Out of This World" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 157 performances
  • 1951-05-14 Sammy Fain and EY Harburg's musical "Flahooley" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 40 performances
  • 1951-06-14 "Courtin' Time" opens at National Theater NYC for 37 performances
  • 1951-06-17 "Flahooley" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 40 performances
  • 1951-06-21 "17" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 180 performances
  • 1951-07-14 "Courtin' Time" closes at National Theater NYC after 37 performances
  • 1951-07-14 "Make a Wish" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 102 performances
  • 1951-07-19 "2 in the Aisle" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 276 performances
  • 1951-07-28 "Kiss Me, Kate" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 1077 performances

Film release premierFilm Release

1951-07-28 Walt Disney's animated musical film "Alice In Wonderland" released

Animator Walt Disney
Animator
Walt Disney
  • 1951-09-15 "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" closes at Ziegfeld NYC after 740 performances
  • 1951-09-17 "Borscht Capades" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 90 performances
  • 1951-10-08 "Music in the Air" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 56 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1951-11-01 Johnny Mercer's "Top Banana" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 356 performances

Songwriter Johnny Mercer
Songwriter
Johnny Mercer
  • 1951-11-12 "Paint Your Wagon" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 289 performances
  • 1951-11-24 "17" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 180 performances

  • 1951-11-24 "Music in the Air" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1951-12-02 "Borscht Capades" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 90 performances
  • 1951-12-08 "Tree Grows in Brooklyn" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 267 performances
  • 1952-01-02 "Pal Joey" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 542 performances
  • 1952-03-15 "2 in the Aisle" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 276 performances
  • 1952-03-21 "3 Wishes for Jamie" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 94 performances

Film release premierFilm Premier

1952-03-27 "Singin' in the Rain", musical comedy directed by Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen, starring Gene Kelly and Debbie Reynolds, premieres at Radio City Music Hall in NYC

Actor and Dancer Gene Kelly
Actor and Dancer
Gene Kelly
  • 1952-04-16 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 15 performances
  • 1952-04-27 "4 Saints in 3 Acts" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 15 performances
  • 1952-05-03 "Call Me Madam" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 644 performances
  • 1952-05-08 "Of Thee I Sing" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1952-05-08 "Shuffle Along" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1952-05-10 "Shuffle Along" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1952-05-16 "New Faces (of 1952)" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 365 performances
  • 1952-06-07 "3 Wishes after Jamie" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 94 performances
  • 1952-06-25 "Wish You Were Here" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 597 performances
  • 1952-07-05 "Of Thee I Sing" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1952-07-19 "Paint Your Wagon" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 289 performances
  • 1952-10-04 "Top Banana" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 356 performances
  • 1952-10-14 "Buttrio Square" opens at New Century Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1952-10-18 "Buttrio Square" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1952-10-27 "My Darlin' Aida" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 89 performances
  • 1952-11-14 First regular UK singles chart published by the New Musical Express
  • 1952-12-15 "Two's Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 90 performances
  • 1953-02-25 "Wonderful Town" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 559 performances
  • 1953-03-08 "Two's Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 90 performances
  • 1953-03-28 "New Faces (of 1952)" closes at Royale Theater NYC after 365 performances
  • 1953-04-18 "Pal Joey" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 542 performances
  • 1953-09-08 "Carnival in Flanders" opens at New Century Theater NY for 6 performances
  • 1953-09-12 "Carnival in Flanders" closes at New Century Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1953-09-19 "Hazel Flagg" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 190 performances
  • 1953-09-24 "Take a Giant Step" opens on Broadway
  • 1953-10-02 "Comedy in Music (Victor Borge)" opens at John Golden NYC for 849 performances
  • 1953-11-25 "Guys & Dolls" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,200 performances
  • 1953-11-28 "Wish You Were Here" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 597 performances
  • 1953-12-03 "Kismet" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 583 performances
  • 1953-12-10 "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" opens at Imperial NYC for 229 performances
  • 1954-01-14 Sandy Wilson's musical "Boyfriend" premieres in London
  • 1954-01-16 "South Pacific" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 1928 performances
  • 1954-03-05 "Girl in Pink Tights" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 115 performances
  • 1954-03-20 "King & I" closes at St James Theater NYC after 1246 performances
  • 1954-04-03 "Me & Juliet" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 358 performances
  • 1954-04-08 "By the Beautiful Sea" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 270 performances
  • 1954-04-20 "Golden Apple" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 125 performances
  • 1954-05-13 "Pajama Game" opens at St James Theater NYC for 1063 performances
  • 1954-06-12 "Girl in Pink Tights" closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 115 performances
  • 1954-06-24 "John Murray Anderson's Almanac" closes at Imperial NYC after 229 performances
  • 1954-07-03 "Wonderful Town" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 559 performances
  • 1954-08-07 "Golden Apple" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 125 performances
  • 1954-09-30 "Boy Friend" opens at Royale Theater NYC for 483 performances
  • 1954-10-11 "On Your Toes" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 64 performances
  • 1954-10-20 "Peter Pan" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 149 performances
  • 1954-11-04 "Fanny" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 888 performances
  • 1954-11-27 "By the Beautiful Sea" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 270 performances
  • 1954-12-02 "Hit the Trail" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1954-12-04 "Hit the Trail" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 4 performances
  • 1954-12-04 "On Your Toes" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 64 performances
  • 1954-12-27 Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Saint of Bleecker Street" opens at Broadway Theater in NYC for 92 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1954-12-30 Harold Arlen and Truman Capotes musical "House of Flowers" premieres at Alvin Theater in NYC

  • 1955-01-27 "Plain & Fancy" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 476 performances
  • 1955-02-24 "Silk Stockings" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 461 performances
  • 1955-02-26 "Peter Pan" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 149 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1955-03-24 Tennessee Williams' "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" opens for 694 performances

Playwright Tennessee Williams
Playwright
Tennessee Williams
  • 1955-04-06 "3 for Tonight" opens at Plymouth Theater NYC for 85 performances

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