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The musical play A Country Girl
, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
Musical comedy The Storks is playing at The Dearborn Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA. It is advertised as, "A fest of fun, delightful music, pretty girls."
The Chicago Opera House, Chicago, Illinois, USA, is offering a bill including Elizabeth Murray ("The Lady With The Ragtime Walk'), Helen Blaine ("Singing comedienne") and Ethel Robinson ("The pocket edition of May Irwin").
A group of Black vaudevillian entertainers, including songwriters, bandleaders and performers, form what is thought to have been the first African-American organization for theatrical professionals - The Frogs Club - in Harlem, New York City, USA. Until this time, black entertainers were refused membership of the city's theatrical clubs.
Chu Chin Chow
, billed as 'A Musical Tale of the East in Fourteen Scenes - Company of 300' is playing at His Majesty's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 2238 performances.
Thomas Norris Tolleson is born in Palacios, Texas, USA. He will find success as country and rockabilly singer, pianist and recording artist Tommie Tolleson
Dance band leader Harry James
marries actress Betty Grable in the USA.
Murray Jones plays at The Lagoon
, Salt Lake City, USA.
The musical Irma La Douce
is running at The Plymouth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It runs at The Plymouth for more than a year before transferring to The Alvin Theatre.
is playing at The Frolics Club, Salisbury Beach, Massachusetts, USA.
is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Actor and pop star James Darren
is appearing in a summer stock production of Under The Yum Yum Tree at The Gateway Playhouse, Bellport, Long Island, New York State, USA.
is undertaking a ten-week summer season engagement at The Aquarium Theatre, Great Yarmouth, England, UK, Europe, supported by Peter Jay
and The Jaywalkers
, Ronnie Corbett and Jimmy Savile.
The rock musical Your Own Thing
is presented at The Orpheum Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 937 performances.
The musical comedy The Happy Time
is presented at The Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 286 performances. The show features music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb.
is spending a week on vacation in Palm Springs, California, USA.
play at The Royal Agricultural Show, Warwickshire, UK, Europe.
play at the Edinburgh Summer Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, Europe. For the first time, they appear as the classic line-up with which they will become famous.
plays the second of two nights at Soap Creek Saloon, Austin, Texas, USA.
plays at Jones Beach, Wantagh, New York State, USA.
play at The Marquee Club
, London, England, UK, Europe. This show is billed as their farewell performance, prior to splitting up.
The Danse Society release a new single, Say It Again, in the UK.
On their Third Stage Tour
, Boston play the last of four nights at Brendan Byrne Arena, East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA.
plays at the Irish Centre, Leeds, England, UK, Europe.
plays at Arenes D'Arles, Arles, France, Europe.
Love play at The Junction, Cambridge, England, UK.
When Paul Weller
headlines the Hop Farm Festival in Kent, England, UK, Europe, he is joined by Roger Daltrey
of The Who during the encore for a performance of Magic Bus.
is among the acts playing at The 18th Ipswich Music Day, Christchurch Park, Ipswich, Suffolk, England, UK, Europe. By this time Sheeran has his guitar with the trade-mark paw print design.
Gene Simmons of Kiss
throws an honorary first pitch before the game between the Dodgers and the New York Mets at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles, California, USA.