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The stage musical Man Of La Mancha
is playing at the ANTA Washington Square Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of almost two and a half years.
The musical Fiddler On The Roof
, starring Zero Mostel, is performed at The Majestic Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will run continuously (but at three different theatres) until 1972 notching up 3,242 performances.
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.
Pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme are starring in the musical Golden Rainbow
, at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA.
The stage musical Cabaret
is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
is playing during two weeks at The Shamrock Hotel, Houston, Texas, USA.
is playing during a twelve-day engagement at Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville, Tennessee, USA.
is playing during a two-week stand at The Apartment, New York City, USA, with Charles De Forest and The Ray Starling Trio.
plays during a four-week engagement at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
is playing during a week of shows at The Embers, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA.
Lou Rawls is playing during two weeks at The Cave, Vancouver, British Ciolumbia, Canada.
Love Sculpture record a live session for BBC radio show Top Gear at BBC Studio 1, 201 Piccadilly, London, England, UK, Europe.
During their Sounds Of Ireland tour, The Irish Rovers
' are playing a week of shows at The Place
Des Arts, Montreal, Quebec, Canada.
The Generation, a new psychedelic club owned by Barry Imhof, opens on Eighth Street, Greenwich Village
, New York City, USA. Later in the year, the club will be bought by Jimi Hendrix
and turned into Electric Lady
studios. In its relatively short life span The Generation featured acts including Big Brother
And the Holding Company, B.B. King
, Chuck Berry
, Dave Van Ronk
, Sly And the Family Stone
and John Fahey
records a live session in London, England, UK, Europe, for BBC Radio 1 show Top Gear, hosted by John Peel
and Rosalie Allen are playing at The Nashville Room, New York City, USA.
inaugurate a new publishing company, Python Music Ltd.
The Bee Gees
appear on tv's Smothers Brothers Show in the USA, singing Words and And The Sun Will Shine.
stars in her first North American tv spectacular, Petula, broadcast by NBC in the USA. Her guest is Harry Belafonte
. The show marks the first time a man and woman of different races exchanged physical contact on American television
, and causes considerable controversy. Doyle Lott, a vice president from Chrysler, the show's sponsor, is present at the taping, and objects to the "interracial touching", fearing that it would offend white Southern viewers — this at a time when racial conflict was a major issue in the U.S. Lott insisted they substitute a different take, but the show's makers refused. Soon after, Doyle Lott was relieved of all his responsibilities at Chrysler.
is playing at the Biltmore Theatre on Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1750 performances.
The controversial hippy musical,
The rock musical Hair
(which includes a scene with a fully nude cast) is presented during a run of 1,997 performances at the Shaftesbury Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe. The cast includes Marsha Hunt, Paul Nicholas, Sonja Kristina and Jimmy Winston.