On this day in 1982 Maury Yeston‘s Nine opened on Broadway

On this day in 1994 Stephen Sondheim‘s Passion opened on Broadway


Birthday anniversaries of composer Giovanni Paisiello (1740),
librettist Luigi Illica (1857),
conductor Carlo Maria Giulini (1914),
and tenor and director Nigel Douglas (1929)

Happy 85th birthday baritone Giorgio Zancanaro
Happy 84th birthday tenor Ramon Remedios
Happy 72nd birthday mezzo-soprano Linda Finnie