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The musical comedy The Singing Girl, with music by Victor Herbert and lyrics by Harry B. Smith, opens at The Casino Theatre on Broadway and 39th Street, New York City, USA, where it will run for 80 performances.
Popular singer and songwriter Chauncey Olcott is starring in A Romance Of Athlone at The 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Hodge, Podge And Co plays at Hoyt's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 81 Perfomances.
The musical farce Star And Garter plays at The Victoria Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 22 performances.
The musical comedy San Toy is playing at Daly's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 103 performances.
A revived musical comedy The Casino Girl plays at The Knickerbocker Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of thirty-two performances.
The musical comedy Florodora is in its eighth month at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical extravaganza The Sleeping Beauty And The Beast is playing at The Broadway Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 241 performances.
The musical comedy Florodora is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 shows.
Musical comedy The Show Girl plays at Wallack's Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 64 performances.
The musical comedy Foxy Grandpa, based on a popular newspaper cartoon strip, is playing at Haverley's 14th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 125 performances.
The musical comedy Funabashi plays at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 32 performances.
The musical revue The Passing Show Of 1915 is presented at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 145 performances.
Musical The Blue Paradise is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. A review in The Evening Journal hails it as "Replete with good music and excellent songs." The show will run on Broadway for 356 performances.
The Burlesque show at The Columbia Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, is featuring popular comedian Frank A. Burt and The Girl Trust.
The musical comedy Two Is Company opens at The Lyric Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 29 performances.
The musical comedy Stop! Look! Listen!, with songs by Irving Berlin, is playing at The Globe Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
The musical revue Around The Map, billed as "A Musical Globe Trot" closes at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 104 performances.
The musical comedy Stop! Look! Listen!, with songs by Irving Berlin, is playing at The Globe Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
The musical Somebody's Sweetheart, plays at The Central Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 224 performances.
The musical comedy Jimmie opens at the Apollo Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for 71 performances. The show features music by Herbert P. Stothart, with lyrics by Otto Hauerbach and Oscar Hammerstein II.
The musical revue Earl Carroll's Sketch Book [1929], with songs by E.Y. Harburg and Jay Gorney, is presented at The 44th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 392 performances.
The musical revue Calling All Stars is presented at The Hollywood Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 36 performances.
The musical comedy Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson is performed at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a total run of 1404 performances at three different theatres.
The musical revue Make Mine Manhattan plays at The Broadhurst Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 429 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
Gertrude Lawrence, Yul Brynner and others spend the second of two days recording the original cast soundtrack to Rodgers and Hammerstein's fifth musical, The King and I, for Decca Records in New York City, USA.
The musical movie Two Tickets To Broadway, starring Tony Martin and Janet Leigh, opens at cinemas in Los Angeles, California, USA.
The Stan Getz Quintet is playing at Birdland, New York City, USA.
George Shearing spends the first of two days recording with Wes Montgomery at United Recording studios, Los Angeles, California, USA, for the album George Shearing With The Montgomery Brothers.
A UK Silver Disc is awarded to the single The Time Has Come by Adam Faith.
Songwriter Harold Rome asks Barbra Streisand to take part in the 25th anniversary revue of his show Pins and Needles, which is to be marketed as a special Columbia Records product.
New Orleans vocalist-songwriter Chris Kenner records his original version of the much-covered Land Of 1000 Dances. The track is listed as having been co-written with Fats Domino but, in fact, Domino had nothing to do with it and only received his credit in return for recording a version of the song.
Aspiring blues guitarist Brian Jones places an advertisement in UK magazine Jazz News inviting similarly inclined musicians to audition to join him in a group. In due course, that group will become The Rolling Stones.
The Nat Adderley Sextet records In The Bag, Mozart-in', New Arrival and other tracks for Jazzland Records in New York City, USA.
Lightnin' Hopkins plays at The Second Fret, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The concert is recorded and will be released as the album Hootin' The Blues.
Chubby Checker plays the second of five nights at The Rainbow Club, Wildwood, New Jersey, USA.
The Tornados become the first British rock band to top the Billboard magazine Singles Chart in the USA, with their instrumental hit Telstar.
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Jeff Bryant, drummer of late 90s country-rock band Ricochet, is born in Pecos, Texas, USA.
Jackie Trent, Tony Hatch and Karl Denver play the first night of a week at The Broad way, Manchester, England, UK, Europe.
Elephant Man, starring David Bowie, is performed on Broadway, New York City, for the last time.
Front 242 and The Revolting Cocks play at Cabaret Metro, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Roger Waters of Pink Floyd is the guest on BBC radio show Desert Island Discs. His musical choices include tracks by Leonard Cohen, Ryuichi Sakamoto, Ray Charles, Billie Holiday, Chet Baker and Neil Young. His choice of a luxury to take to his desert island is a Bosendorfer grand piano.
Minus The Bear play at Metro Smart Bar, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
It is announced that Green Day's Broadway musical American Idiot will go on tour in the UK during 2012.
It is reported that U2's Broadway musical, Spider-Man Turn Off The Dark, broke all box office and attendance records during the last week of 2011 by earning $2,941,790 over nine performances during the seven days.
$100m legal proceedings by the family of Michael Jackson against Dr. Conrad Murray, due to start on this day in Los Angeles, California, USA, are withdrawn. It is announced that the family has had a change of heart and will not be pursuing the former physician who was convicted of Jackson's involuntary manslaughter. The Jackson family will now, it is reported, pursue a civil action against AEG, concert promoters for the This Is It tour which Jackson was preparing for when he passed away.
The Spice Girls announce details of their new joint project, the West End stage musical Viva Forever!, set to launch at The Piccadilly Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, on December 11. The quintet also reveal plans for a spin-off movie, a Broadway theatre production and CD compilations.
Bono and The Edge of U2 attend the 1000th performance of the theatre show Spiderman - Turn Off The Dark" at The Foxwoods Theater, Broadway, New York City, USA.
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