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The musical comedy The Princess Chic
is playing at The Lafayette Theatre, Washington D.C., USA.
Howard's Musical Specialty Co., appear at the Copland Opera House, Shullsburg, Wisconsin, USA. Their performance includes singing by a male quartet, moving pictures and, according to a report in the Pick & Gad newspaper, a "serpentine dance by Mlle Soleno [that] was the embodiment of graceful and skillful poetic motion, the colored calcium lights adding to its beauty."
A feature in The Harvard Crimson [the magazine of Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA] reports that, "The material for the Freshman musical clubs this year does not differ much in quality from that of previous clubs. There seems, however, to have been but little interest in organizing the clubs and in putting th em on a secure footing. Except for the Mandolin Club they are not nearly so advanced as they should be at this time of the year. In may the clubs will give the usual three concerts in the vicinity of Boston."
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 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.
The musical show The Princess Chic is playing at The Olympic Theatre, St. Louis, Missouri, USA. This "$25,000 production" is billed as "The Season's Most Pretentious Musical Offering".
The musical comedy Florodora
is performed at The Winter Garden Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 48 shows.
Williams And Walker
are starring in their musical show Sons Of Ham at The California Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA. (A popular song and dance duo, Bert Williams and George Walker are often cited as the first African-American superstars.)
The Chinese musical comedy San Toy
is presented at Daly's Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Utah
opens at The Adelphi Theatre, London, England, UK, where it will run for 195 performances.
Land Of Tomorrow, billed as a "Big Musical Comedy Act" is playing at The Lois Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
Musical revue The Passing Show Of 1915 is playing at The Winter Garden, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy Oh, Mama!
is playing at The Adelphi Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
is born in Paris, France, Europe. With his brother
Bernard, and collaborators Jacques and Yvonne Lasry
, he will become an influential musical
innovator, creating sound sculptures and inventing musical
instruments, such as the cristal
. At the height of their popularity in the 1960s, they
will appear on the Ed Sullivan
Show on tv in the USA with their
group under the name of New Sounds.
A new stage musical, Blossom Time
opens at The Winter Garden, Broadway
, New York City, USA. It will remain continuously in production in one way or another through to its last revival in 1943.
The 'gorgeous musical extravaganza' Listen To Me, starring Barbara Bronell ['The Doll Of The Theatre'] and billed as 'a kaleidoscope of smiling girls ever-changing in color and form' plays at The Maryland Theatre, Hagerstown, Maryland, USA.
The musical revue Continental Varieties
opens at The Theatre Masque, New York City, USA, where it will run for just nine performances.
is filming scenes for the movie Little Nellie Kelly in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
promotional films of musical performances - is made to jukebox
owners in the USA, by the Soundies Distributing Corporation of
America. The precursors of the pop video were manufactured
specifically for use in the Mills Novelty Company
presentation mechanism called the Mills
The first release of a reel of
The renowned Welsh songwriter Ivor Novello
dies unexpectedly aged 58, of a coronary thrombosis, just a few hours after completing a performance in the run of his successful musical King's Rhapsody in London, UK.
The musical Guys And Dolls
is presented at The 46th Street Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, during a run of 1200 performances.
plays the last of seven nights at The Empire Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland.
The movie musical An American In Paris
, starring Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant and Charles Guetary, has its world premiere in London, UK.
The American-Yiddish musical revue Bagels And Yox
opens at The Holiday Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, where it will run for 208 performances.
, with arranger and conductor Alex Stordahl, records I Could Write A Book for Columbia Records
in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA. The song was originally written by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart for the 1940 Broadway
musical Pal Joey.
Popular actress and musical performer Gertrude Lawrence
dies aged 54 of cervical cancer in New York City, USA.
The romantic MGM movie musical Two Weeks With Love
, starring Jane Powell and Ricardo Montalban, is released in Italy, Europe.
records two programmes for BBC Radio's Transcription Service, in London, UK, with musical accompaniment by Ted Heath
And His Orchestra.
And The All Stars spend the first of thee days recording tracks in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, for his Kapp Records album of songs from the Broadway
show Hello Dolly
spends the third of four days rehearsing in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for an upcoming appearance on The Andy Williams
, opens at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA, starring pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme in its leading roles.
A new musical,
The musical stage play Beatlemania
is presented during a three-week run at the Beverly Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. The play is built around the music of The Beatles
plays the second of two nights at Sunrise Musical Theatre, Sunrise, Florida, USA.
The stage musical Little Women
opens at The Virginia Theatre, Broadway
, New York City, USA, where it will run for 137 performances.
is the musical guest on the BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.