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The musical comedy Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, with music by Jule Styne, and starring Carol Channing, is presented at The Ziegfeld Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 740 performances.
Charlie Parker, accompanied by The Swedish All Stars, plays in Folkets Park, Halsingborg, Sweden, Europe.
The musical comedy, Call Me Madam, with music by Irving Berlin and starring Ethel Merman, is playing at The Imperial Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 644 performances.
A new tv series, Pet's Parlour, begins on BBC-tv in the UK, hosted by 18 year old singing sensation Petula Clark. As a result of the show, Clark will win the Most Outstanding Artist On British TV award.
Ray Charles Robinson [later to find fame as Ray Charles] is paid $82.50 for playing piano on a Swing Time Records session at Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
Guys and Dolls [A Musical Fable of Broadway] with music by Frank Loesser opens at The 46th Street Theatre, New York City, USA, where it will run for 1200 performances.
Geraldo And His Orchestra, with Eve Boswell, Nadia Dore and The Geraltones, play at The Savoy Ballroom, Portsmouth UK.
Ray Charles Robinson (later to find fame as Ray Charles) is paid $82.50 for playing piano on a Swing Time Records session at Universal Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA.
A new tv series, Pet's Parlour, begins on BBC-tv in the UK, hosted by 18 year old singing sensation Petula Clark. As a result of the show, Clark will win the Most Outstanding Artist On British TV award.