Musicals in History (Part 8)

Events in Music

Events 701 - 800 of 2,099

  • 1965-02-18 "Fade Out-Fade In" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 72 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1965-02-27 Hugh Martin and Timothy Gray's musical "High Spirits", based on Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit", closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 375 performances

Playwright, Director and Singer Noël Coward
Playwright, Director and Singer
Noël Coward

Film release premierFilm Release

1965-03-02 One of the most popular musical films of all time, "The Sound of Music", starring Julie Andrews and Christopher Plummer, is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1966)

Actor Christopher Plummer
Actor
Christopher Plummer
Actress and Singer Julie Andrews
Actress and Singer
Julie Andrews
  • 1965-03-06 "How to Succeed in Business" closes at 46th St NYC after 1415 performances
  • 1965-03-18 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • 1965-04-24 "Comedy in Music-Opus 2" closes at John Golden NYC after 192 performances
  • 1965-04-27 "I'm Solomon" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1965-05-02 "New Faces of 1965" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 52 performances
  • 1965-05-11 "Flora, the Red Menace" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 87 performances
  • 1965-05-16 "Roar of the Greasepaint" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 232 performances
  • 1965-06-12 "Bajour" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 232 performances
  • 1965-06-12 "I Had a BaIl" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 199 performances
  • 1965-06-12 "What Makes Sammy Run?" closes at 84th St Theater NYC after 540 performances
  • 1965-07-24 "Flora, the Red Menace" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • 1965-08-11 "Help" a musical comedy film featuring the Beatles released in the US
  • 1965-09-25 "Do I Hear a Waltz?" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 220 performances

  • 1965-10-04 "Pickwick" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 56 performances
  • 1965-10-10 "Drat! - The Cat!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1965-10-16 "Drat! - The Cat!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1965-10-17 "On A Clear Day You Can See Forever" opens in NYC for 280 performances
  • 1965-11-13 "Skyscraper" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 248 performances
  • 1965-11-14 "Baker Street" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 313 performances
  • 1965-11-20 "Pickwick" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 56 performances
  • 1965-11-22 "Man of La Mancha" opens at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC for 2329 performances
  • 1965-11-29 "Anya" opens at Ziegfeld Theater NYC for 16 performances
  • 1965-12-04 "Roar of the Greasepaint" closes at Shubert NYC after 232 performances
  • 1965-12-10 "Yearling" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1965-12-11 "Anya" closes at Ziegfeld Theater NYC after 16 performances
  • 1965-12-11 "Yearling" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1965-12-14 "La Grusse Valise" opens at 54th St Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1965-12-15 D Heneker & J Taylor's musical "Charlie Girl" premieres in London
  • 1965-12-18 "La Grusse Valise" closes at 54th St Theater NYC after 7 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1966-01-29 Neil Simons, Coleman & Fields' musical "Sweet Charity" premieres at Palace Theater in NYC for 608 performances

Playwright and screenwriter Neil Simon
Playwright and screenwriter
Neil Simon
  • 1966-03-07 "Wait A Minim!" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 457 performances
  • 1966-03-08 "Golden Boy" closes at Majestic Theater NYC after 569 performances
  • 1966-03-18 "Pousse Cafe" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 3 performances

  • 1966-03-19 "Poussé Cafe" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1966-03-29 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" opens at Alvin NYC for 129 performances
  • 1966-05-21 "Time for Singing" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 41 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1966-05-24 Jerry Herman's musical "Mame", starring Angela Lansbury and Bea Arthur, opens at Winter Garden Theater, NYC; runs for 1508 performances, wins 3 Tony Awards

  • 1966-06-11 "On A Clear Day You..." closes at Mark Hellinger NYC after 280 performances
  • 1966-06-11 "Skyscraper" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 248 performances
  • 1966-06-26 "Time for Singing" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 41 performances
  • 1966-07-16 "Half a Sixpence" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 512 performances
  • 1966-07-17 "It's a Bird... It's Superman" closes at Alvin NYC after 129 performances
  • 1966-10-18 "Apple Tree" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 463 performances
  • 1966-11-09 "Let's Sing Yiddish" opens at Brooks Atkinson NYC for 107 performances
  • 1966-11-20 John Kander and Fred Ebb's "Cabaret" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 1166 performances
  • 1966-11-26 "Walking Happy" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 161 performances
  • 1966-12-05 "I Do! I Do!" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 561 performances
  • 1966-12-15 "Joyful Noise" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 12 performances
  • 1966-12-24 "Joyful Noise" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 12 performances
  • 1966-12-27 "At the Drop of Another Hat" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 105 performances
  • 1967-01-29 "Let's Sing Yiddish" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 107 performances
  • 1967-03-07 Clark Gesner's musical "You're a Good Man" premieres in NYC
  • 1967-03-28 "Sherry!" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 65 performances

  • 1967-04-09 "At the Drop of Another Hat" closes at Booth NYC after 105 performances
  • 1967-04-11 "Illya Darling" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 320 performances
  • 1967-04-15 "Wait A Minim!" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 457 performances
  • 1967-04-16 "Walking Happy" closes at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC after 161 performances
  • 1967-04-26 "Hallelujah, Baby!" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 293 performances
  • 1967-05-11 "Sing, Israel Sing" opens at Brooks Atkinson Theater NYC for 14 performances
  • 1967-05-21 "Sing, Israel Sing" closes at Brooks Atkinson NYC after 14 performances
  • 1967-05-27 "Sherry!" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 1967-07-01 "Funny Girl" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1348 performances
  • 1967-07-15 "Sweet Charity" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 608 performances
  • 1967-10-23 "Henry, Sweet Henry" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 1967-10-29 Galt MacDermot, Gerome Ragni and James Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC
  • 1967-11-25 "Apple Tree" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 463 performances
  • 1967-12-07 The Beatles' clothing store "Apple Boutique" opens at 94 Baker Street, London
  • 1967-12-07 "How Now, Dow Jones" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 220 performances
  • 1967-12-31 "Henry, Sweet Henry" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1968-01-02 "Zizi" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 49 performances
  • 1968-01-13 "Hallelujah, Baby!" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 293 performances
  • 1968-01-13 "Illya Darling" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 320 performances
  • 1968-01-18 "Happy Time" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 286 performances

  • 1968-01-18 Hester & Appolinar's musical "Your Own Thing" premieres in NYC
  • 1968-01-27 "Darling of the Day" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 31 performances
  • 1968-02-04 "Golden Rainbow" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 355 performances
  • 1968-02-24 "Darling of the Day" closes at George Abbott NYC after 31 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1968-03-01 Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" first performed as a 15-minute pop cantata at Colet Court School in London

Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber
Composer
Andrew Lloyd Webber
Lyricist Tim Rice
Lyricist
Tim Rice
  • 1968-03-21 Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London
  • 1968-04-04 "Education of Hyman Kaplan" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 28 performances

Music releaseMusic Premiere

1968-04-10 Musical "George M!", based on the life of Broadway star George M. Cohan, opens at Palace Theater NYC for 435 performances

Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer George M. Cohan
Composer, Actor, Singer and Producer
George M. Cohan
  • 1968-04-17 "Fade Out-Fade In" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1968-04-23 "I'm Solomon" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1968-04-25 "Half a Sixpence" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 512 performances
  • 1968-04-27 "Education of Hyman Kaplan" closes at Alvin NYC after 28 performances
  • 1968-04-29 "Hair" opens at Biltmore Theater NYC for 1750 performances
  • 1968-05-01 "Ben Franklin in Paris" closes at Lunt Fontanne NYC after 215 performances
  • 1968-06-15 "How Now, Dow Jones" closes at Lunt Fontanne, NYC, after 220 performances
  • 1968-06-15 "I Do! I Do!" closes at 46th St Theater, NYC, after 561 performances
  • 1968-06-15 "New Faces of 1965" closes at Booth Theater, NYC, after 52 performances
  • 1968-09-24 "That's Life" premieres-A Broadway musical type TV show
  • 1968-09-28 "Happy Time" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 286 performances
  • 1968-09-28 "Noël Coward's Sweet Potato" opens at Barrymore NYC for 17 performances
  • 1968-10-12 "Noël Coward's Sweet Potato" closes at Barrymore NYC after 17 performances
  • 1968-10-20 "Her 1st Roman" opens at Lunt Fontanne Theater NYC for 17 performances
  • 1968-10-23 "Maggie Flynn" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 82 performances
  • 1968-11-01 Noël Coward's "Sweet Potato" opens at Booth Theater NYC for 36 performances

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