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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 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.
Xavier Cugat plays during an eight-week run, in The Terrace Room of The Statler Hotel, Los Angeles, California, USA.
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.
Max Bygraves is appearing in the revue Wonderful Time at The Palladium, London, England, UK, with The Billy Cotton Band, The Bernard Brothers and Joy Nichols.
Frankie Masters And His Orchestra are playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - at The Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Irish tenor Bill Dwyer is appearing at Club Alabam, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Violinist Gene Pringle And His Orchestra with 'songstress' Lilli Malloy is playing at The Lotus Room, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Gay Crosse And His Good Humor Six play during a week-long engagement at Club Ebony, Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Saxophonist with the band during these dayes is John Coltrane.
Sophie Tucker plays during a week at Chez Paree, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Tucker's residency coincides with the 20th Anniversary of the club.
Duke Ellington And His Orchestra, Billie Holiday, Stan Getz, Ahmad Jamal And His Three Strings, Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker play in Carnegie Hall, New York City, USA.
Grandpa Jones and a Grand Ole Opry package are playing at Wonderland Ranch, Dunnville, Ontario, Canada.
The first UK popular music chart, the Top Twelve, is published in the pop paper NME (New Musical Express). Artists on the chart, compiled from sales at twenty major record stores, include Al Martino at No1 with Here In My Heart, plus Nat King Cole, Bing Crosby, Max Bygraves and, with no less than three entries, Vera Lynn.