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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.
Guy Lombardo And His Orchestra are playing during a two-month stay at The Roosevelt Hotel, New York City, USA.
Ray Pearl And His Musical Gems are playing during a season at The Trianon Ballroom, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Singer Jeri Southern is playing during two weeks at El Rancho Vegas, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Popular musical The Desert Song is playing at The Music Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Lena Horne plays during a two-week engagement at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, UK.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during a run of gigs at The Palladium, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Les Paul And Mary Ford, Tommy Edwards and Ralph Marterie's Orchestra are providing the musical entertainment at The Paramount Theater, New York City, USA.
Billy May And His Orchestra are playing during a two-week engagement at The Meadowbrook, New Windsor, New York State, USA.
Dizzy Gillespie And His Sextet play at The Capitol Lounge, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Nena, backed by Ralph Rotgers And His Latin-American Orchestra, is appearing at The Buttery in The Ambassador West Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Ed Sullivan's Toast Of The Town, live on tv from New York City, USA, broadcasts The Richard Rodgers Story Part II, featuring Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein, Ray Middleton, Martha Wright and John Riatt, with Yul Brynner as guest emcee.
The Frankie Masters Orchestra is playing for the Ice Show - Calendar Capers - in the Boulevard Room of The Conrad Hilton Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Judy Garland closes after a month at The Curran Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
Xavier Cugat And His Orchestra plus Abbe Lane are appearing at The Marine Room, Edgewater Beach Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Dances, songs and folklore of The Ukraine, Hungary, Poland, Greece and Croatia are represented along with Negro spirituals performed by Mount Zion Baptist Church and square dancing, in an All-Nations Festival in Hammond Civic Center, Calumet, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Musical comedy actress and playwright Clara Lipman dies, aged 87, at her home in New York City, USA.
Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Stan Kenton, with vocalist Helen Carr, plays at The Town Casino, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.
Count Basie And His Band and The Ravens play at The Regal Theater, Chicago, Illinois, 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.
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.