Broadway premieres on this day: in 1953 the Wright-Forrest-Borodin musical Kismet

… and in 1960 Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot.

Born on this day in 1921 soprano Phyllis Curtin, heard here in music for the holidays.

On this day 27 years ago, our doyenne scribbled her first screed for parterre box.

The zine was launched on this day to honor the 70th birthday of Maria Callas, who was actually born on December 2.