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The musical Bet Your Life is running at The London Hippodrome, London, England, UK, starring Julie Wilson, Brian Reece, Arthur Askey, Sally Ann Howes. Songs in the show include I Love Being in Love, It’s the Female of the Species, Hook Line and Sinker, I Want a Great Big Hunk of Man, All on Account of a Guy.
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.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during a run of gigs at The Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Harry Belafonte is playing during two weeks at The Alhambra, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
The musical comedy Wish You Were Here, is presented at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 598 performances.
Louis Armstrong plays during a record-breaking three weeks of shows at The Blue Note, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ruth Brown is playing during a week at The Royal Theater, Baltimore, Maryland, USA.
Billy Eckstine plays during a week at The Chicago Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Wynonie Harris, Larry Darnell and Annie Laurie are playing during a week at The Howard Theater, Washington DC, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during two weeks at The Claridge Hotel, Memphis, Tennessee, USA.
The Five Keys, Wini Brown and Piney Brown play during a week at Weeke's Cafe, Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA.
Big Jay McNeely is playing during an extended engagement at The Waldorf Center, Los Angeles, California, USA.
MGM's movie remake of the Kern-Hammerstein musical play Show Boat, starring Howard Keel, Ava Gardner and Kathryn Grayson, is released to cinemas in The Philippines, Asia.
Tiny Bradshaw And His Orchestra begin a four-week engagement in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
The musical comedy movie Rich, Young And Pretty, starring Jane Powell, Vic Damone and Wendell Corey, opens at cinemas in The Philippines, Asia.
The Paul Williams Orchestra plays at The Ebony Club, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
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.