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The Irving Berlin
musical and political satire Call Me Madam
is playing at The Coliseum, London, England, UK, during a run of 485 performances. Main cast members are Billie Worth (Sally Adams), Anton Walbrook (Cosmo), Jeff Warren (Ken Gibson) and Shani Wallis (Princess Maria). Songs include The Hostess with the Mostes', It's a Lovely Day Today, The Ocarina, They Like Ike and You're Just in Love.
The musical revue New Faces Of 1952
, is presented at The Royale Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 365 performances. The revue is perhaps best remembered because it features Eartha Kitt
making her Broadway
debut with the spectacular song, Monotonous
, based on real events in her life.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here
, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
The musical Love From Judy
is playing at The Saville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 594 performances. The cast includes Jean Carson (Judy), Linda Gray (Grace), Bill O'Connor (Jervis) and Adelaide Hall (Butterfly) and songs including I Never Dream When I'm Asleep, Dear Daddy Long-Legs, Here We Are and A Touch of Voodoo.
The revue An Evening With Beatrice Lillie
is presented at The Booth Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 276 performances. As well as its actress-singer star, the show features piano duettists Eddie And Rack.
The Harry James
Orchestra is playing during four weeks at Cocoanut Grove, Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Exotica vocalist Yma Sumac
is appearing during a four-week engagement at The Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
And His Orchestra are playing during a string of dates in Denver, Colorado, USA.
The Bill Bailey Minstrel Show, described as "a blackface opera", opens at Fort Myers, Florida, USA. The show has a company of fifty, including Brother Slim Williams, Danny Evans and Possum Gill.
Malcolm Young, future guitarist with AC/DC
, is born in Glasgow, Scotland.
Country fiddler Spade Cooley
records Nashville Special, Baltimore Bounce and other tracks for Decca Records
in Hollywood, California, USA.
Leslie Steven Mark Archer is born in Mojave, California, USA. He will find success as singer-songwriter and producer Steve Archer
, prominent in the Christian music genre.
is born in Chicago, Illinois, USA. He will find success as drummer with The Pat Metheny
Group for the better part of two decades, before going on to establish his own band, The Paul Wertico Trio, and collaborations with jazz notables including Larry Coryell
, Kurt Elling
and Jeff Berlin
records Linger Awhile, Spring Will Be A Little Late This Year, A Blues Serenade and Oo Whatcha Doin' to Me?, for Columbia Records
in CBS Studios, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Wonderful Town
, starring Rosalind Russell, is playing at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 559 performances.