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Musical comedy The Toreador is presented at The Gaiety Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 675 performances.
The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
The musical play A Country Girl, or Town and Country, with music by Lionel Monckton and additional songs by Paul Rubens, is performed at Daly's Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 729 performances.
A Chinese Honeymoon, billed as 'The English Musical Sensation' is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 364 performances.
The "musical absurdity" Twirly-Whirly is presented at Weber And Fields' Music Hall, New York City, USA, during a run of 247 performances.
Musical comedy The Girl From Kay's is playing at The Apollo Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a lengthy run.
The musical When Johnny Comes Marching Home is presented at The New York Theatre, on Broadway and 45th Street, New York City, USA, during a run of 71 performances.
Sam Devere's Big Company is playing during a week of shows at The Star Theatre, Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA. Devere is a popular blackface singer, banjo player and songwriter.
Joe W. Spear's Comedians present The Irish Pawnbrokers at Cordray's Theatre, Portland, Oregon, USA. The show is described as "A comedy with music by Edgar Selden".
Blackface comedy duo McIntyre And Heath plus The Orpheum Road Show perform during a week of shows at The Orpheum, San Francisco, California, USA. McIntyre And Heath were said to be the best-known, and highest paid, minstrel performers of all time. They are thought to have introduced the "buck and wing" tapdance routine as well as the song Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight.
The Rogers Trio, Minona, Sam Singer's Illusion Comedy Company, The Juvenile Vaudevillians and The Britons are appearing at The Chutes, San Francisco, California, USA.
Humpty Dumpty, described as "the gorgeous, beautiful musical extravaganza and pantomime", is presented at The Central Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy The Billionaire, with music by Gustav Kerker and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, is presented during a three month run at Daly's Theatre, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy The Sultan Of Sulu is presented at Wallack's Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 192 performances.
Smart And Williams' Octoroons are appearing at The Empire Theatre, Washington DC, USA. On this night there is also a Grand Prize Cake Walk and a "Wedding On The Stage".
Columbia Records closes its Burt Company plant in Millburn, New Jersey, USA, and moves the entire operation to the American Graphophone headquarters in Bridgeport, Connecticut, USA. Burt will remain an active subsidiary of American Graphophone for many years
The Metropilitan Orchestra records The Wizard Of Oz, composed by Paul Tietjens, for Victor Records in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Moung Toon And Moung Chet (The Burmese Wonders), Bert Howard And Leona Bland, Gillette's Musical Dogs, The Rossow Midgets, Frank Gardiner and Lottie Vincent, Charlie Rossow and The Chamberlains are appearing at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
Benjamin F. Knell of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, registers a patent application for his invention of a Mandolin Pick Holder, designed to be mounted on the headstock of a mandolin as a convenient means of holding a supply of mandolin picks.
Musical comedy The Chaperons is performed at The Lafayette Opera House, Washington DC, USA.
The Lyman Twins And Their Big Company present "The greatest of all musical comedies", A Merry Chase at The Opera House, Bainbridge, Georgia, USA.