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The musical extravaganza Chris And The Wonderful Lamp, with music by John Philip Sousa, is playing at The Victoria Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 58 performances.
Musical Comedy The Casino Girl is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 105 performances.
Musical comedy The Rounders is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 36 performances.
The musical comedy Florodora plays at The Casino Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of 505 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.
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 presented during a lengthy run at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy The Strollers is being presented at The Knickerbocker Theatre, New York City, USA, during a run of seventy performances.
Lillian Burkhart And Company, Miyo San, Harris And Walters and Beaux And Belles are appearing at The Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
The 'musical dream play' Bluebell In Fairyland is presented at The Vaudeville Theatre, London, England, UK, during a run of 300 performances.
Anna Held is starring in the musical comedy The Little Duchess at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA. The show will run on Broadway for a total of 144 performances.
Musical comedy The Little Duchess, starring Anna Held, with music and lyrics by Harry B. Smith and Reginald De Koven, is playing at The Casino Theatre on Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 136 performances.
The stage musical Florodora closes on Broadway, New York City, USA, after 552 performances which have made it the second-longest running musical to this date.
The musical comedy Miss Simplicity, featuring Helen Lord, is playing at The Casino Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 56 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 Dolly Varden is presented at The Herald Square Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 163 performances.
Hanlon's Superba is presented at The Auditorium Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Black-face comedian Louis Baldwin, of the musical duo Coburn And Baldwin, dies aged 40 in Bloomington, Illinois, USA.
Musical drama The White Slave is presented at Wheeler Opera House, Aspen, Colorado, USA. The show is advertised as featuring "Darkies singing the Sweet Songs of long ago".
The 'big new musical entertainment' Vera Violetta, starring Gaby Deslys and Annette Kellermann, is presented at The Winter Garden, Broadway and 50th Street, New York City, USA. The show is set on a skating rink with future superstar Al Jolson in a relatively minor role as a waiter called Claude.
The stage musical Bric-A-Brac is playing at The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London, UK, during a run of 385 performances. Music for the show is by Lionel Monckton and Herman Finck, and the cast includes Gwendoline Brogden, Teddie Gerard, A. Simon Girard, Nelson Keys, Gertie Millar, Arthur Playfair and Lauri Wylie.
Musical comedy The Schemers is presented at Joyland, Sacramento, California, USA.
Victor Herbert's musical comedy The Only Girl is playing at The Garrick Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
An "extraordinary tri-star constellation of comedy, song, dance and novelties" is presented during a week at The Hippodrome, Youngstown, Ohio, USA. The show includes "The Best Sellers - a musical fantasy based on modern fiction", and performers such as Hermine Shone, Jack Wyatt's Scotch Lads And Lassies, William Seabury and others.
Alfredo's Band records Huggable Kissable You, Carolina Moon and other tracks in London, UK, for Edison Bell Radio Records.
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 movie musical Top Of The Town, with songs written by Jimmy McHiugh and Harold Adamson, is released to cinemas in Denmark, Europe. The soundtrack will produce two major hits, There Are No Two Ways About It and Where Are You?
The musical comedy movie Mad About Music, starring Deanna Durbin, opens at cinemas in Portugal, Europe.
The anarchic musical comedy movie Hellzapoppin', starring Olsen and Johnson opens at cinemas in Mexico, North America.
The musical comedy Toplitzky of Notre Dame, with songs by Sammy Fain, opens at The New Century Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, where it will run for sixty performances.
The musical revue Michael Todd's Peep Show is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 278 performances.
The musical Guys And Dolls is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
Kay Starr is the musical guest on The Colgate Comedy Hour on tv in the USA.
Judy Garland plays during a month at The Curran Theater, San Francisco, California, USA.
The musical comedy movie Skirts Ahoy!, starring Esther Williams, Joan Evans and Vivian Blaine, opens at cinemas in France, Europe.
Peggy Lee, Johnny Mathis, Dave Brubeck and The Limeliters are the musical guests in a special edition of US tv's Ed Sullivan Show, recorded on location in San Francisco, California, USA.
The relevance of stereo to the existing music market place is debated in a special session conducted by NARAS in The Great Northern Hotel, New York City, USA. Participants in the session include Enoch Light (musician and businessman), Bill Miltenburg (sound engineer), Dave Kapp (Kapp Records) and Gerry Mulligan (jazz musician).
Brenda Lee plays the ninth night in two weeks of appearances in the musical Bye Bye Birdie at The Starlight Theater, Kansas City, Missouri, USA.
Barbra Streisand appears on tv's Keefe Brasselle Show in the USA.
Mahalia Jackson, Marian Anderson, Odetta, Bob Dylan, Joan Baez and Peter, Paul And Mary are among the musicians appearing at the Civil Rights March on Washington, DC, USA. Other musicians in attendance (but not performing) include Harry Belafonte, Diahann Carroll, Lena Horne, Sammy Davis Jr, Judy Garland and Bobby Darin.
Barbra Streisand and Liberace play in the South Shore Room, Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Barbra Streisand and Liberace come to the end of a two-week season at The South Shore Room, Harrah's, Lake Tahoe, Nevada, USA.
Paul Anka begins a one-week run in the starring role of the musical play What Makes Sammy Run at the 54th Street Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
At the age of 19, Liza Minnelli gets her first starring role, in the Broadway musical Flora, the Red Menace, written by composer John Kander and lyricist Fred Ebb.
The stage musical Cabaret is presented at The Palace Theatre, London, England, UK, Europe, during a run of 336 performances.
The musical variety revue New Faces Of 1968 is presented during a run of 52 performances at The Booth Theatre, New York City, USA, featuring performers including Madeline Kahn, Robert Klein, Suzanne Astor and Gloria Bleezarde.
The Rolling Thunder Revue, a traveling cavalcade headed by Bob Dylan and featuring an ever-changing cast of his long-time musical comrades, plays the second of two nights at Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
The new No1 album in the UK is Ghost In The Machine by The Police .
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Prince begins his first North American tour in five years with the first of two nights at Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, Florida, USA.
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