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The Steven Sondheim musical Gypsy, starring Ethel Merman, is performed on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 702 performances.
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.
Shirley Bassey is playing during a summer season at The Opera House, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Eddie Condon's All Stars are playing during a two-month engagement at Condon's, East 56th Street, New York City, USA.
Peggy Lee is playing during three weeks of shows at The Pigalle Club, London, England, UK, Europe.
Liberace is playing at Harrah's Club, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
UK pop hitmaker Anthony Newley is playing in a one-man show, Stop The World I Want To Get Off, at Queen's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, which runs for 485 performances.
Lonnie Donegan, Miki And Griff, Suzie Miller, The Dallas Boys, Gil And Freddie Levedo, The Tiller Girls and Norman Vaughan are appearing in Putting On The Donegan at The Winter Gardens Pavilion, Blackpool, England, UK, Europe.
Pat Boone plays during nine nights at Araneta Coliseum, The Philippines, Asia.
Brook Benton plays the twenty-first night in a month of gigs at Robert's Show Bar, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Grant Green Quartet, featuring Brother Jack McDuff on organ and Yusef Lateef on tenor sax, records My Funny Valentine and other tracks at Van Gelder Studio, Englewood, New Jersey, USA.
Vocalist Abbey Lincoln records Garvey's Ghost and Mendacity in New York City, USA, for Impulse Records, with a band featuring such jazz luminaries as Max Roach, Booker Little, Eric Dolphy, Clifford Jordan, Mal Waldron and Art Davis.
The Platters play at The Beachcomber, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Barbra Streisand plays the sixteenth of twenty-seven nights at The Caucus Club, Detroit, Michigan, USA.
The Blackwood Brothers Quartet plays a live show in Lancaster, Ohio, USA.
Aretha Franklin plays the twelfth night in a three week season at The Village Gate, Greenwich Village, New York City, USA.
Warren Smith releases a new LP, The First Country Collection, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Lester Flatt And Earl Scruggs (aka Flatt And Scruggs) play a one-nighter in Martinsville, Virginia, USA, with Maybelle Carter.
Connie Francis plays at The Manor Hotel, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
Gene Vincent plays at The Carlton, Slough, England, UK, Europe.
The Miracles play at The Hurricane Room, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
R'n'b singer/guitarist Lowell Fulson records So Many Tears, Why Don't You Write Me, Hung Down Head and Pay Day Blues in Los Angeles, California, USA.
Bobby Rydell plays the twenty-second night in a four week season at The Sahara Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, as support to comedian George Burns.
The musical Milk And Honey, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman, is playing at The Martin Beck Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 543 performances.
The stage musical How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, starring Rudy Vallee, is playing at the 46th Street Theater on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1,417 performances.