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The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox
is playing at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 208 performances.
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 popular musical Guys And Dolls
is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The "Fabulous all-girl revue" Paris In Chicago is playing at Silver Frolics, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, 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.
Betty Hutton plays during a three-week season at The Palladium, London, England, UK.
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.
, Varetta Dillard, Peppermint Harris, Joan Shaw and The Bill Hitchens Orchestra are playing a tour of one-nighters in the southern states of the USA.
is playing at Pep's, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
plays during a week of shows at Lawson's Place, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
is playing during a week of shows at The Rossonian Lounge, Denver, Colorado, USA.
Ivory Joe Hunter
, The Four Blazes, Thelma Carpenter and Larry Darnell are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Bull Moose Jackson, The Four Tunes and Wini Brown are playing during a week of shows at The Apollo Theater, Harlem, New York City, USA.
are playing during a week of shows at The Earle Theater, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Erskine Hawkins and
Brian Robert Jackson is born in Brooklyn, New York City, USA. He will find success as jazz keyboardist and flute player Brian Jackson
, best-known for his collaborations with Gil Scott-Heron
in the 1970s.
Paulette Tenae Carlson is born in Moose Lake, Minnesota, USA. She will find success as Paulette Carlson
, singer and songwriter with the 80s country band Highway 101
, before pursuing a solo career.
Aspiring young New York City-based pianist Neil Sedaka
is approached by his neighbour Howard Greenfield
about the possibility that the pair might collaborate on writing a song. Working from the Brill Building
, the Sedaka-Greenfield
combination will become one of the most successful hit-writing duos in the history of pop music.
is born in San Francisco, California, USA. He will find success as a jazz guitarist, composer and recording artist.
makes her hosting debut on tonight's edition of the tv show Four Star Revue. Her guests include actress Ethel Barrymore, comedian Groucho Marx and musical director Meredith Willson.
Claude Morrison is born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. He will find success as a founding member of popular a capella band The Nylons
The Treniers are playing at The Blue Note
, Chicago, Illinois, USA, with Barbara Carroll And Her Exciting Trio.
(aka Freddy Randall) And His Band play at The Festival Hall, Kirkby In Ashfield, Nottinghamshire, England, UK, Europe.
It is reported that Ray Charles
has cut Roll With My Baby and The Midnight Hour as his first material for Atlantic Records
in New York City, USA.