Thursday, September 18, 2014

TODAY IN THEATRE HISTORY: In 1985, Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Song and Dance opens on Broadway at the Royale Theatre. Bernadette Peters co-stars with Christopher d’Amboise. The musical had run in London for several previous years and includes the music of Lloyd Webber’s album “Variations” and the songs from a cycle by Webber and Don Black called Tell Me on a Sunday. It will run for 474 performances.

For more on Song and Dance, including a look inside the show’s opening night Playbill, visit

Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
Monday, September 15, 2014
Sunday, September 14, 2014

TODAY IN THEATRE HISTORY: In 1936, following a summer hiatus, the Ziegfeld Follies of 1936 re-opens at the Winter Garden Theatre. It features songs by Vernon Duke and Ira Gershwin, and performances by Fanny Brice, Josephine Baker and Bob Hope.

For more on the Ziegfeld Follies of 1936, including a look inside an original Playbill from the show, visit

Saturday, September 13, 2014