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High school musical

On this day in 1988 Carrie: The Musical opened on Broadway at the Virginia Theatre and closed after five performances. Read more »

Brasileira

Born on this day in 1902 soprano Bidu SayaoRead more »

Mai Fosca alla scena più tragica fu!

On this day in 1994 Stephen Sondheim‘s Passion opened on Broadway.  Read more »

Owning it

Happy 33rd birthday tenor Michael Fabiano.

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On this night of a thousand stars

On this day in 1967 the Metropolitan Opera performed La Gioconda in Memphis, Tennessee.

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“On the stage, I am a lion, an elephant”

The cher public are invited to post YouTube clips of Mme. Dimitrova at her most leonine and/or pachydermatous.

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I’m irresistible, you fool

On this day in 1955 the Richard Adler/Jerry Ross musical Damn Yankees opened on Broadway.

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Because I am mad, I hate you

On this day in 1944 the film Gaslight premiered at the Capitol Theatre in New York City.

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You have and you were and you went and you did

Born on this day in 1917 lyricist and performer Betty Comden. 

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Only memory’s torch will burn for hours that ne’er return

Happy 65th birthday actress Christine Baranski.

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