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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.
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.
Bandleader Benny Strong is playing during three months at The Mark Hopkins Hotel, San Francisco, California, USA.
The popular musical Guys And Dolls is playing at The Shubert Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Frankie Laine is playing at The London Palladium, London, England, UK, during a two-week stint.
The popular Cole Porter musical Kiss Me Kate is playing at The Music Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Hal McIntyre And His Orchestra play during four weeks at The Roosevelt, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA.
Dinah Washington is playing at The Apollo Theater, New York City, USA, with The Ravens.
The Sons Of The Pioneers perform Night Train To Memphis, Soldier's Joy and other songs, on their radio series The Lucky-U Ranch, in the USA.
Johnny Green, conducting The Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra, presents a program of Rodgers And Hammerstein favourites at The Hollywood Bowl, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Venerated music publisher and songwriter Will Rossiter (aka W.R. Williams) is the guest of honour at The Chicago Land Music Festival in Soldier Field, Chicago, Illinois, USA. During the event, he performs his song I'd Love To Live In Lovelend, to piano accompaniment.
The Homing Waltz reaches No1 in the Sheet Music Sales Chart in the UK. The position is achieved by amalgamating sales of versions of the song by Vera Lynn and Alma Cogan.
Billy May And His Band play the third of four days at Lakeside Park, Denver, Colorado, 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.