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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.
The Noel Coward-composed musical Sail Away is presented at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 167 performances.
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 Do-Re-Mi, starring Max Bygraves, with music by Jule Styne, is playing at the Prince Of Wales Theatre, London, England, Europe, during a run of 169 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.
Tommy Steele, Teddy Johnson And Pearl Carr, Jimmy James, The Raindrops, Joe Baker And Jack Douglas, Desmond Walter-Ellis, The KIms and Regine And Andre Berny play during a seven-week season at The Coventry Theatre, Coventry, England, UK, Europe.
The Vandergrift Brothers are playing during a four week long engagement in Rockland, Maine, USA.
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The musical Kwamina is playing at The 54th Street, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of just 32 performances.
The musical Irma La Douce is presented at The Alvin Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA during a total of 524 Broadway performances.
The musical Kean, based on the life of 18th Century Shakespearean actor Edmund Kean, is playing at The Broadway Theater, New York City, USA, during a run of 92 performances.
A production of My Fair Lady is playing at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA, starring Ronald D rake and Caroline Dixon.
Ahmad Jamal is playing at The Alhambra, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
George Brunis is playing at Basin Street in The French Village, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Pee Wee King and Redd Stewart are playing at the recently-opened Loon Club in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem are appearing during a two-week engagement at The Gate Of Horn, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Tony Bennett is playing at The Living Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Joe Williams and Harry 'Sweets' Edison are playing at The Sutherland Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Limeliters play at The Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
At The Tower Ballroom, New Brighton, Wallasey, England, UK, Europe, The Beatles top the bill of Operation Big Beat, a Merseybeat spectacular also featuring Rory Storm And The Hurricanes, Gerry And The Pacemakers, Kingsize Taylor And The Dominoes, and The Remo Four.
Bill Monroe And His Blue Grass Boys, with producer Owen Bradley, record Shady Grove, Nine Pound Hammer and Live And Let Live for Decca Records in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The band on this session features Jimmy Maynard [gt], Curtis McPeake [banjo], Bassie Mauldin [bass], Buddy Spicher [fiddle] and Vassar Clements [fiddle].
Joan Baez plays a sellout concert at The Town Hall, New York City, USA.
Mickey And Sylvia release a new single, I'm Guilty, on Willow Records in the USA.
Jim Reeves records When Two Worlds Collide, I Won't Forget You and Blue Side Of Lonesome during an evening session at RCA Studio B in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Joe Tex releases a new single, One Giant Step, on Dial Records inthe USA.
Impresario Larry Parnes' package tour, Star Spangled Nights, plays at The Granada, Grantham, England, UK, Europe. Featured artists include Billy Fury, Eden Kane, Joe Brown, Tommy Bruce, The Allisons, The Viscounts, The Karl Denver Trio, Peter Jay And The Jaywalkers, Terry Hale and newcomer Georgie Fame.
Del Shannon releases a new single, Hey! Little Girl on Big Top Records in the USA.
The Andy Doll Band plays a gig in Janesville, Iowa, USA.
Faron Young is playing in Lubbock, Texas, USA.
Gary U.S. Bonds plays the first of three nights at Spartz Showbar, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.
Dick And Dee Dee, Jan And Dean, Jerry Fuller and The Checkers Orchestra play at Fournier's Ballroom, Eau Claire, Wisconsin, USA, as part of a Dick Clark Car avan Of Stars.
The Limeliters gross $8,000 for a one-night show at the 3,600 capacity Music Hall, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.
Jan And Dean release a new single, A Sunday Kind Of Love, on Liberty records in the USA.
Flatt And Scruggs are playing the first of three nights in San Diego, California, USA.
Patsy Cline performs Crazy and I Fall To Pieces during an appearance on the Pet Milk Grand Ole Opry show in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Singer and songwriter Brian Henningsen is born in Jarman Hospital, Tuscola, Illinois, USA. He will form The Henningsens with his children, Aaron and Clara Henningsen, and will co-write The Band Perry hits You Lie and All Your Life.
Fabian is playing during a ten-day engagement at The Three Rivers Inn near Syracuse, New York State, USA.
Stonewall Jackson releases a new single, A Wound Time Can't Erase, on Columbia Records in the USA.
Mecca, the UK's biggest ballroom chain, announces plans to replace some live music events with 'disc sessions'.
Roy Acuff is playing the first of two nights in Worcester, Massachusetts, USA.
Gladys Knight And The Pips release a new single, Letter Full Of Tears, on Fury Records in the USA.
Jan And Dean release a new single, A Sunday Kind Of Love, on Liberty Records in the USA.
Ruth Brown, The Vibrations, Jimmy Jones, The Sensations, Joe Turner, The Clovers, Little Anthony, David Ruffin and Arthur Prysock begin a week of shows at the Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Jackie De Shannon releases a new single, Ain't That Love, on Liberty Records in the USA.