Musicals in History (Part 9)

Events in Music

Events 801 - 900 of 2,065

  • 1969-08-09 "Zorba" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 305 performances
  • 1969-09-06 "Cabaret" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 1166 performances
  • 1969-10-19 J Bock and S Harnicks musical "Rothschilds" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 505 performances
  • 1969-10-23 "Jimmy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 84 performances
  • 1969-12-02 "Buck White" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1969-12-06 "Buck White" closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1969-12-18 "Coco" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 333 performances
  • 1970-01-02 Dutch premiere of musical "Hair" in Amsterdam
  • 1970-01-03 "Jimmy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 84 performances
  • 1970-01-03 "Mame" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 1508 performances
  • 1970-02-04 "Charles Aznavour" opens at Music Box Theater NYC for 23 performances
  • 1970-02-04 "Gantry" opens at George Abbott Theater NYC for 1 performance
  • 1970-02-14 "Gantry" closes at George Abbott Theater NYC after 1 performance
  • 1970-02-22 "Charles Aznavour" closes at Music Box Theater NYC after 23 performances
  • 1970-02-26 "Georgy" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1970-02-28 "Georgy" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 4 performances

  • 1970-03-15 Gary Geld & Peter Udell's "Purlie" opens at Broadway Theater NYC for 689 performances
  • 1970-03-26 "Minnie's Boys" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 80 performances
  • 1970-03-29 "Look to the Lilies" opens at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC for 25 performances
  • 1970-03-30 "Applause" opens at Palace Theater NYC for 900 performances
  • 1970-03-30 Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause" premieres in NYC
  • 1970-04-08 "Cry for Us All" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 8 performances
  • 1970-04-14 "Boy Friend" opens at Ambassador Theater NYC for 119 performances
  • 1970-04-15 "Cry for Us All" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 8 performances
  • 1970-04-19 "Look to the Lilies" closes at Lunt-Fontanne NYC after 25 performances
  • 1970-04-22 "Park" opens at John Golden Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1970-04-25 "Park" closes at John Golden Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1970-04-26 "Company" opens at Alvin Theater NYC for 690 performances
  • 1970-05-30 "Minnie's Boys" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 80 performances
  • 1970-07-18 "Boy Friend" closes at Ambassador Theater NYC after 119 performances
  • 1970-10-03 "Coco" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 333 performances
  • 1970-10-27 "Light, Lively & Yiddish" opens at Belasco Theater NYC for 87 performances
  • 1970-11-03 "President's Daughter" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 72 performances
  • 1970-11-07 "Purlie" closes at Broadway Theater NYC after 689 performances
  • 1970-11-10 "2 by 2" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 343 performances
  • 1970-11-10 R Rodgers/M Charnins musical "Two by Two" premieres in NYC

  • 1970-12-18 "Me Nobody Knows" opens at Helen Hayes Theater NYC for 587 performances
  • 1970-12-27 "Hello, Dolly!" closes at St James Theater NYC after 2844 performances
  • 1970-12-28 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" opens at Majestic NYC for 19 performances
  • 1971-01-03 "President's Daughter" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 72 performances
  • 1971-01-09 "Lovely Ladies, Kind Gentlemen" closes at Majestic NYC after 19 performances
  • 1971-01-10 "Light, Lively & Yiddish" closes at Belasco Theater NYC after 87 performances
  • 1971-01-12 "Soon" opens at Ritz Theater NYC for 3 performances
  • 1971-01-13 "Soon" closes at Ritz Theater NYC after 3 performances
  • 1971-01-15 "Ari" opens at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC for 19 performances
  • 1971-01-19 "No, No Nanette" opens at 46th St Theater NYC for 861 performances
  • 1971-01-30 "Ari" closes at Mark Hellinger Theater NYC after 19 performances

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1971-02-25 "Oh! Calcutta!" moves to Belasco Theater in NYC for 1,316 performances
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A brief cover-up by the cast of
A brief cover-up by the cast of "Oh! Calcutta!"
  • 1971-04-04 Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" opens at Winter Garden Theater NYC for 524 performances, then most expensive broadway musical
  • 1971-04-15 "70, Girls, 70" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 35 performances
  • 1971-05-05 "Earl of Ruston" opens at Billy Rose Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1971-05-08 "Earl of Ruston" closes at Billy Rose Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1971-05-15 "70, Girls, 70" closes at Broadhurst Theater NYC after 35 performances
  • 1971-05-17 Stephen Schwartz' musical "Godspell" premieres off-Broadway

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1971-06-01 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" opens at Golden NYC for 31 performances

Cartoonist Charles M. Schulz
Cartoonist
Charles M. Schulz
  • 1971-06-26 "Man of La Mancha" closes at ANTA Wash Sq Theater NYC after 2329 performances
  • 1971-06-27 "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown" closes at Golden NYC after 31 performances
  • 1971-09-11 "2 by 2" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 343 performances
  • 1971-10-10 Fenholt & Webber's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" premieres in NYC
  • 1971-10-12 "Jesus Christ Superstar" opens at Mark Hellinger NYC for 711 performances
  • 1971-10-20 "Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death" opens at Barrymore for 325 per
  • 1971-10-21 "To Live Another Summer" opens at Helen Hayes NYC for 173 performances
  • 1971-10-31 "On the Town" opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 65 performances
  • 1971-11-02 "Great Harp" opens at Martin Beck Theater NYC for 7 performances
  • 1971-11-06 "Great Harp" closes at Martin Beck Theater NYC after 7 performances
  • 1971-11-22 "Only Fools Are Sad" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 144 performances
  • 1971-11-28 "Me Nobody Knows" closes at Helen Hayes Theater NYC after 587 performances
  • 1971-12-01 Galt MacDermot and John Guare's "Two Gentlemen of Verona" opens at St James Theater NYC for 613 performances
  • 1971-12-19 "Inner City" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 97 performances
  • 1972-01-01 "Company" closes at Alvin Theater NYC after 690 performances
  • 1972-01-01 "On the Town" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 65 performances
  • 1972-01-01 "Promises Promises" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 1281 performances
  • 1972-01-02 "Rothschilds" closes at Lunt-Fontanne Theater NYC after 505 performances
  • 1972-02-13 "1776" closes at 46th St Theater NYC after 1,217 performances
  • 1972-02-13 The Musical "Grease" 1st opens on Broadway

Film release premierFilm Release

1972-02-13 "Cabaret", directed by Bob Fosse, based on the musical of the same name and starring Liza Minnelli and Michael York, is released

Singer & Actress Liza Minnelli
Singer & Actress
Liza Minnelli
  • 1972-03-11 "Inner City" closes at Barrymore Theater NYC after 97 performances
  • 1972-03-19 "To Live Another Summer" closes at Helen Hayes NYC after 173 performances
  • 1972-03-22 "Selling of the President" opens at Shubert Theater NYC for 5 performances
  • 1972-03-25 "Selling of the President" closes at Shubert Theater NYC after 5 performances
  • 1972-03-26 "Only Fools Are Sad" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 144 performances
  • 1972-03-30 "Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum" opens at Lunt-Fontanne NYC for 156 performances
  • 1972-04-09 "Sugar" opens at Majestic Theater NYC for 506 performances
  • 1972-04-14 "That's Entertainment" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 4 performances
  • 1972-04-16 "That's Entertainment" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 4 performances

Event of interestEvent of Interest

1972-04-18 "Lost in the Stars" based on the novel "Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton opens at Imperial Theater NYC for 39 performances

Author and Apartheid Activist Alan Paton
Author and Apartheid Activist
Alan Paton
  • 1972-04-19 "Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope" opens at Playhouse NYC for 1,065 performances
  • 1972-05-01 "Different Times" opens at ANTA Theater NYC for 24 performances
  • 1972-05-15 "Hard Job Being God" opens at Edison Theater NYC for 6 performances
  • 1972-05-16 "Don't Play Us Cheap" opens at Barrymore Theater NYC for 164 performances
  • 1972-05-20 "Different Times" closes at ANTA Theater NYC after 24 performances
  • 1972-05-20 "Hard Job Being God" closes at Edison Theater NYC after 6 performances
  • 1972-05-21 "Lost in the Stars" based on the novel "Cry the Beloved Country" by Alan Paton closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 39 performances
  • 1972-05-27 "Applause" closes at Palace Theater NYC after 900 performances
  • 1972-06-07 Musical "Grease" opens at Broadhurst Theater NYC for 3,388 performances
  • 1972-06-22 "Man of La Mancha" opens at Beaumont Theater NYC for 140 performances
  • 1972-07-01 Stephen Sondheim's "Follies" closes at Winter Garden Theater NYC after 524 performances
  • 1972-07-01 "Hair" closes at Biltmore Theater NYC after 1750 performances
  • 1972-07-02 "Fiddler on the Roof" closes at Imperial Theater NYC after 3242 performances
  • 1972-07-30 "Ain't Supposed to Die Death" closes at Barrymore NYC after 325 performances

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