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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."
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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 burlesque musical extravaganza Fiddle-De-Dee closes at Weber and Fields' Broadway Music Hall, Broadway, New York City, USA, after a run of 262 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".
Klaw And Erlanger's Troubadours present Harry B. Smith's musical comedy The Liberty Belles at The Madison Square 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.
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.
Weber And Fields' burlesque musical extravaganza Fiddle Dee Dee is playing at Chase's Theatre, Washington DC, USA.
The musical play The Time, The Place And The Girl is presented at The Princess Theatre, San Francisco, California, USA.
Musical comedy The Girl From Utah opens at The Adelphi Theatre, London, England, UK, where it will run for 195 performances.
The Ziegfeld Follies of 1915, aka The Blue Follies, is playing at The New Amsterdam Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA, during a run of 104 performances.
Land Of Tomorrow, billed as a "Big Musical Comedy Act" is playing at The Lois Theatre, Seattle, Washington, USA.
The 3-act musical comedy The Girl Who Smiles is presented at The Longacre Theatre, Broadway, New York City, USA.
Musical revue The Passing Show Of 1915 is playing at The Winter Garden, New York City, USA.
The musical comedy, The Velvet Lady, with music by Victor Herbert, is playing at The Forrest Theatre, Philadelphia, pennsylvania, USA.
The musical comedy Oh, Mama! is playing at The Adelphi Theatre, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Francois Baschet 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 Baschet. 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.
Judy Garland is filming scenes for the movie Little Nellie Kelly in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA.
The first release of a reel of 'soundies' - short 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 Panoram.
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.
Judy Garland 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.
Frank Sinatra, 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.
The popular Lerner and Loewe musical Brigadoon is playing at The Music Theater, Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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.
Pop singles reviewed in today's edition of UK music weekly the NME [New Musical Express] include Ron Grainer - The Margaret Theme, Nat 'King'Cole - Just as Much as Ever, Jim Dale - Somewhere There's Someone, James Brown - This Old Heart, Marty Wilde - Your Seventeenth Spring, Tommy Bruce - Saturday Club, Duane Eddy - Kommotion, Jackie Wilson - Alone at Last.
Cliff Richard records two programmes for BBC Radio's Transcription Service, in London, UK, with musical accompaniment by Ted Heath And His Orchestra.
Brenda Lee, The Ames Brothers and Pearl Bailey are musical guests on the CBS-tv variety series The Ed Sullivan Show in New York City, USA.
The Beatles are filming at Les Ambassadeurs Club, London, UK, for their movie A Hard Day's Night.
Louis Armstrong 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.
Judy Garland spends the third of four days rehearsing in Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, USA, for an upcoming appearance on The Andy Williams tv show.
A new musical, Golden Rainbow, opens at The Shubert Theater in New York City, USA, starring pop duo Steve Lawrence and Eydie Gorme in its leading roles.
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.
Prince 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.
Leona Lewis is the musical guest on the BBC tv show Breakfast, live from Media City, Salford Quays, Manchester, UK.
When long-standing Metallica tribute band Sandman arrive for their gig at Fitzray's, London, Ontario, Canada, they are confronted with a 41-page cease and desist letter from Metallica's lawyer for using "official, stylized logos … to identify or promote live musical performances through Facebook and YouTube." Metallica will, soon after, apologise and blame an "over-zealous attorney who sent this letter without our knowledge."