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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 musical Hazel Flagg
, with music by Jule Styne
and lyrics by Bob Hilliard, is playing at The Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 190 performances.
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.
And The 5 Blue Flames play at The Showboat Cafe, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
The Lew Diamond Orchestra
is performing live at The Auto Show in the International Amphitheatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Dave Brubeck
Quartet and The Jackson-Harris Herd are playing at The Blue Note
, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Irving Berlin
musical Call Me Madam is running at The Shubert Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
The Douglas Duke Trio is playing at The Hour Glass, Newark, New Jersey, USA.
The headline story on the cover of UK music weekly Melody Maker
features Johnnie Ray
declaring, "I cry real tears - it's not an act."
Singer-songwriter Cindy Bullens
(aka Cidny Bullens) is born in Massachusetts, USA.
Chris O'Connell is born in Williamsport, Maryland, USA. She will find success as a singer and guitarist with Asleep At The Wheel
when the group scores its only country hit, The Letter That Johnny Walker Read, in 1975.
is headlining at The Latin Quarter, New York City, USA.
headlines the Big D Jamboree at The Sportatorium, Dallas, Texas, USA.
Tom McDermott and Carlos Vaccaro are playing at The Cloverleaf Club, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USA.
in his live shows.
Wayne Muir And His Glasshatters are playing at The Congress Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Muir is reportedly making use of a new instrument
Jazz saxophonist Armando Cairo
is born in Amsterdam, Netherlands, Europe.
Robert Johnson (not to be confused with the pioneering blues musician) is born in Miami, Florida, USA. He will find success as the drummer for KC And The Sunshine Band