Pirate Jenny Pirate Jenny

Born on this day in 1898 actress and singer Lotte Lenya.

on October 18, 2021 at 8:10 AM
The love goddess The love goddess

Born on this day in 1918 actress Rita Hayworth.

on October 17, 2021 at 6:35 AM
I don’t want to know I don’t want to know

Happy 96th birthday to actress and treasure Dame Angela Lansbury.

on October 16, 2021 at 3:54 AM
Some people ain’t me! Some people ain’t me!

Happy 84th birthday actress Linda Lavin.

on October 15, 2021 at 6:38 AM
“Do they criticize me?” “Do they criticize me?”

Born on this day in 1893 actress Lillian Gish.

on October 14, 2021 at 12:15 AM
Aller-retour Aller-retour

Born on this day in 1932 actress, dancer and singer Liliane Montevecchi.

on October 13, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Broadway baby Broadway baby

Happy 53rd birthday to actress, comedian and singer Jane Krakowski.

on October 11, 2021 at 8:00 AM
The battle rages on The battle rages on

Born on this day composer Giuseppe Verdi (1813) and soprano Leyla Gencer (1924).

on October 10, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Copper, won’t you dance with me? Copper, won’t you dance with me?

On this day in 1947 High Button Shoes opened at the Century Theatre, to run 727 performances.

on October 09, 2021 at 2:02 AM
Jazzing around and painting the town Jazzing around and painting the town

Born on this day in 1880 singer and vaudevillian Nora Bayes.

on October 08, 2021 at 10:00 AM
Infused with individuality Infused with individuality

On this day in 1965 mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry made her Metropolitan Opera debut as Eboli.

on October 07, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Drown a frown with a smile Drown a frown with a smile

Born on this day in 1906 actress Janet Gaynor.

on October 06, 2021 at 8:16 AM
How gentle is the rain How gentle is the rain

Born on this day in 1907 novelty singer Mrs. Miller.

on October 05, 2021 at 8:00 AM
Do I hear a Waltz? Do I hear a Waltz?

Happy 65th birthday actor Christoph Waltz.

on October 04, 2021 at 8:00 AM
“If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea” “If I had my will I would live in a ship on the sea”

Born on this day in 1858 actress Eleonora Duse.

on October 03, 2021 at 2:54 PM
Rex education Rex education

Happy 83rd birthday to critic and occasional performer Rex Reed.

on October 02, 2021 at 1:21 AM
The medley lingers on The medley lingers on

Happy 86th birthday actress and songstress Julie Andrews!

on October 01, 2021 at 12:06 PM
To Pav and Pav Not To Pav and Pav Not

On this day in 1996 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a revival of Andrea Chénier.

on September 30, 2021 at 8:00 AM
The people’s courtesan The people’s courtesan

On this day in 2003 the Metropolitan Opera opened with a revival of La traviata featuring Renée Fleming as Violetta.

on September 29, 2021 at 10:56 AM
Talk to the animals Talk to the animals

Happy 87th birthday to actress, singer and animal rights activist Brigitte Bardot.

on September 28, 2021 at 9:53 AM
Ghost in the machine Ghost in the machine

On this day in 2010, the Metropolitan Opera opened with a new production of Das Rheingold.

on September 27, 2021 at 11:34 AM
Royalty Royalty

On this day in 1983 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a revival of Les Troyens featuring the company debut of Jessye Norman.

on September 26, 2021 at 12:35 PM
Hello, Dolora! Hello, Dolora!

On this day in 1989 General Manager Hugh Southern (not pictured) celebrated his only opening night (he resigned in May 1990).

on September 25, 2021 at 12:20 PM
It’s a nice day for a white wedding It’s a nice day for a white wedding

On this day in 2007 the Metropolitan Opera opened its season with a new production of Lucia di Lammermoor directed by Mary Zimmerman and starring Natalie Dessay.

on September 24, 2021 at 9:17 AM