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Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, featuring music by John Philip Sousa, is playing at Hammerstein's Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show features a cast and ensemble of 100.
The musical comedy A Runaway Girl is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 40 performances.
The musical comedy A Runaway Girl is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 40 performances.
Musical comedy The Rounders is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 36 performances.
Musical comedy The Rounders is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 36 performances.
The burlesque musical extravaganza Fiddle-De-Dee opens at Weber and Fields' Broadway Music Hall, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 262 performances.
The musical comedy Florodora plays at The Casino Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
The musical comedy Florodora is presented at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 performances.
The musical comedy The Strollers is being presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of seventy performances.
The musical comedy Florodora is presented at The New York Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show will play on Broadway for a total of 505 performances.
The musical comedy Dolly Varden is presented at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 163 performances.
The musical extravaganza The Sleeping Beauty And The Beast is playing at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 241 performances.
Musical comedy The Show Girl plays at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
Musical comedy The Show Girl is presented at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
Popular Vaudeville act The Four Cohans (including George M. Cohan) are playing at The Masonic Temple, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The quartet is advertised as "Winners of the $3,000 contest".
The stage musical A Broken Idol opens at the Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 40 performances.
The burlesque show Maids Of America is presented at The Columbia Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Musical The Blue Paradise is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 356 performances. A review in The Evening Journal hails it as "Replete with good music and excellent songs."
The musical show The Cohan Revue of 1916, with music by George M. Cohan, is presented at The Astor Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 165 performances.
The musical comedy The Bohemian Girl is presented at The Park Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a six-month run.
The musical comedy Lace Petticoat is presented at The Forrest Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of fifteen performances.
A musical romance, The Nightingale, is playing at Jolson's 59th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a run of 96 performances.
The musical comedy film Gangway, starring Jessie Matthews, is premiered at The Gaumont, Haymarket, London, UK. Songs include When You Gotta Sing, Lord and Lady Whozies, Moon Or No Moon and Gangway.
The musical comedy Hold On To Your Hats, starring Al Jolson, is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, during a run of 158 performances.
The musical comedy High Button Shoes opens at The New Century Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. Music for the show, which will run for 727 performances, is written by Jule Styne and Sammy Cahn.
The musical revue Make Mine Manhattan plays at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 429 performances.
The musical revue Michael Todd's Peep Show closes at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 278 performances. The show is described by critic George Jean Nathan as emphasizing "sex, ferociously". It will later be revealed that the naked girls featured in the show's mermaid sequence had difficulty getting the blue dye used in the water out of their pubic hair.
The Stan Getz Quintet is playing at Birdland, New York City, USA.
The Meade 'Lux' Lewis Duo records Spooney Sam, Mama's Bounce, Shooboody, Hangover Boogie, Yancey's Last Ride and Bush Street Boogie for Verve Records in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Billed as 'Newport Jazz Festival', The Dave Brubeck Quartet, The Dizzie Gillespie Quintet, The Buck Clayton All-Stars and The Vic Ash Quintet play at St. George's Hall, Bradford, UK.
Variety magazine in the USA reports that a legal battle is brewing between Gladys Music, Inc., Elvis Presley Music, Inc., and Radio Corporation of America [RCA] and a pair of songwriters Aaron Schroeder and Wally Gold, over rights to the song Good Luck Charm. Schroeder and Gold allege that they own the copyright, but RCA has released the the record showing a credit to Gladys Music.
Aretha Franklin, Lloyd Price, Solomon Burke, Gene Chandler, The Crystals, Erma Franklin, Eddie Holland and others play the fourth night of a week at The Regal, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Bill Evans Quintet records You And The Night And The Music, I'll Never Smile Again and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Riverside Records.
Rachel Sweet is born in Akron, Ohio, USA.
James Brown records Choo-Choo in King Studios, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Paul Anka turns 21, and is now able to take control of the vast wealth he has amassed as a teen star.
Kenyon Hopkins, with orchestra and sound effects, records Tara's Theme, Werewolf, Nightmare and other tracks in New York City, USA, for Verve Records.
Rockabilly vocalist Wanda Jackson plays the fifth night in a week of shows at The Chestnut Inn, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Cliff Richard appears on the ATV show Sunday Night At The London Palladium, in London, UK.
Return To Sender by Elvis Presley reaches No1 in the Cash Box magazine chart of the best-selling singles in the USA.
The Tornados play the second of two nights at The Cavern Club, Liverpool, UK. Supporting them tonight is Gerry And The Pacemakers.
A Christmas Sing With Bing, starring Bing Crosby, is broadcast by CBS-tv in the USA. The show also features Rosemary Clooney, Johnny Mercer, Paul Weston and His Orchestra, Kathryn Crosby and The Norman Luboff Choir.
Musical comedy star Janet Blair sings I Am Woman, You Are Man (from the Broadway hit Funny Girl) and As You Desire Me, on the Red Skelton Show on tv in the USA.
Bajour, a musical comedy featuring Chita Rivera, Nancy Dussault and Herschel Bernardi, opens at The Shubert Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Based on the post-Beatles life of John Lennon, the stage show, Lennon - The Musical, has its premiere at The Curran Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Bob Dylan and Mark Knopfler play at the Zenith Arena, Lille, France, Europe.
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