Cher Public

Nobody knows where it really ends

On this day in 1956, the floperetta Shangri-La opened at the Winter Garden Theatre, to run a whopping 21 performances.

Adapting the novel Lost Horizon into a musical continued to be a lousy idea in 1973.

On this day in 1855 Verdi’s Les vêpres siciliennes premiered in Paris.

Born on this day in 1901 soprano Anna Báthy.

Born on this day in 1902 conductor Oliviero De Fabritiis.

Happy 88th birthday tenor Kurt Equiluz.

Happy 79th birthday bass Gwynne Howell.