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Premieres - Notable Historical Events

HandelJan 8, 1705

VoltaireNov 18, 1718

Johann S BachApr 7, 1724

Denis DiderotSep 26, 1771

Johann Wolfgang von GoetheMar 31, 1796

Franz SchubertDec 20, 1823

Victor HugoFeb 25, 1830

Frederic ChopinApr 26, 1835

Giuseppe VerdiNov 17, 1839

Richard WagnerOct 19, 1845

Franz LisztApr 16, 1854

BizetSep 10, 1863

TchaikovskyNov 17, 1888

Gerhart HauptmannOct 20, 1889

Oscar WildeJan 26, 1891

George Bernard ShawApr 21, 1894

Claude DebussyDec 22, 1894

Giacomo PucciniFeb 1, 1896

John Philip SousaApr 13, 1896

Maurice MaeterlinckSep 30, 1908

Irving BerlinDec 8, 1914

Mae WestOct 4, 1918

Moss HartDec 28, 1927

Marlene DietrichApr 1, 1930

Fred AstaireNov 18, 1930

Charlie ChaplinJan 30, 1931

Langston HughesOct 24, 1933

John SteinbeckNov 23, 1937

Aaron CoplandOct 9, 1938

Greta GarboNov 9, 1939

Walt DisneyFeb 7, 1940

Orson WellesMay 1, 1941

Tennessee WilliamsDec 26, 1944

Jean-Paul SartreNov 8, 1946

Arthur MillerJan 29, 1947

Groucho MarxOct 27, 1947

Babe RuthJul 26, 1948

Albert CamusOct 27, 1948

T. S. EliotJan 21, 1950

Mel BrooksFeb 25, 1950

Gloria SwansonAug 10, 1950

Samuel BeckettJan 5, 1953

Walter CronkiteFeb 1, 1953

Steve AllenSep 27, 1954

Ava GardnerSep 29, 1954

Judy GarlandSep 29, 1954

Dorothy ParkerOct 21, 1954

Brendan BehanJul 24, 1956

Elvis PresleyOct 16, 1956

Graham GreeneJan 29, 1957

Anthony PerkinsNov 28, 1957

Leo DurocherJan 31, 1958

Clint EastwoodJan 9, 1959

Marilyn MonroeMar 29, 1959

AlbeeSep 28, 1959

Tom JonesMay 3, 1960

Lucille BallDec 11, 1960

Neil SimonOct 23, 1963

Stanley KubrickJan 29, 1964

James BaldwinApr 23, 1964

Ted CassidySep 18, 1964

Duke EllingtonJul 30, 1965

Barbara EdenSep 18, 1965

Tom StoppardApr 11, 1967

Dustin HoffmanDec 20, 1967

George HarrisonMay 15, 1968

Mary Tyler MooreSep 19, 1970

Woody AllenApr 20, 1977

Bill BixbyMar 10, 1978

Andrew Lloyd WebberNov 1, 1979

Bette MidlerSep 17, 1980

Harrison FordJun 12, 1981

Bruce WillisMar 3, 1985

Roger MillerApr 25, 1985

Yun Fat ChowFeb 8, 1986

MadonnaMar 2, 1989

Robin WilliamsJun 2, 1989

Louis JordanDec 14, 1990

Michael JacksonNov 14, 1991

Denzel WashingtonNov 18, 1992

Peter TownshendApr 23, 1993

John F Kennedy JrSep 26, 1995

Haley Joel OsmentAug 2, 1999

Thora BirchSep 8, 1999

Zach BraffOct 2, 2001

Tobey MaguireMay 3, 2002

Idina MenzelOct 30, 2003

Alan SugarFeb 16, 2005

Vince VaughnJul 15, 2005

Martin ScorseseSep 26, 2006

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Premieres - Historical Events
Date Event
1160-12-06

Jean Bodels "Jeu de St Nicholas" premieres in Arras

1602-12-05

Giulio Caccini's "Euridice," premieres in Florence

1607-02-24

Claudio Monteverdi's opera "Orfeo," premieres in Mantua

1608-05-28

Claudio Monteverdi's "Arianna" premieres in Mantua

1628-11-24

John Ford's "Lover's Melancholy" premieres in London

1633-02-02

M Rossi's opera "Erminia sul Giordano," premieres in Rome

1635-05-28

Zorilla's "El Desafio de Carlos V" premieres in Madrid

1637-02-02

Zorilla's "El más Impropio Verdugo Para Las," premieres in Madrid

1640-03-09

Pierre Corneilles "Horace," premieres in Paris

1640-08-03

Zorilla's "Bire el Ojo" premieres in Toledo

1643-04-27

Tirso de Molina's "Bellaco Sois, Gomez," premieres in Madrid

1649-01-05

Francesco Cavalli's opera "Giasone," premieres in Venice

1659-01-24

Pierre Corneille's "Oedipe," premieres in Paris

1664-07-31

Pierre Corneille's "Othon" premieres in Paris

1665-09-22

Molieres "L'amour Medecin," premieres in Paris

1665-12-04

Jean Racine's "Alexandre le Grand" premieres in Paris

1667-11-07

Jean Racines "Andromaque," premieres in Paris

1668-07-13

Van Marco Cesti's opera "Il Pomo d'Oro" (the Golden Apple or Tomato) premieres in Vienna

1668-12-13

Jean Racine's "Britannicus" premieres in Paris

1670-11-28

Pierre Corneille's "Tite et Berenice" premieres in Paris

1672-01-01

Jean Racine's "Bajazet," premieres in Paris

1673-01-13

Jean Racine's "Mithridate," premieres in Paris

1674-08-18

Jean Racine's "Iphigénie" premieres in Versailles

1674-10-11

Pierre Corneille's "Surena" premieres in Paris

1679-01-31

Jean-Baptiste Lully's opera "Bellerophon," premieres in Paris

1682-02-09

Thomas Otway's "Venice Preserved," premieres in London

1683-11-22

Purcell's "Welcome to All the Pleasures" premieres in London

1686-02-15

Jean Baptiste Lully's opera "Armide," premieres in Paris

1689-01-26

Jean Racine's "Esther," premieres in Saint-Cyr

1689-12-30

Henry Purcell & Tates opera "Dido & Aeneas," premieres in Chesea

1695-04-30

William Congreve's "Love for Love" premieres in London

1696-11-21

J Vanbrughe's "Relapse or Virtue in Danger" premieres in London

1696-12-19

Jean-Francois Regnard's "Le Joueur" premieres in Paris

1705-01-08

George F Handel's 1st opera "Almira," premieres in Hamburg

1705-04-23

Richard Steele's "Tender Husband" premieres in London

1705-11-23

Nicholas Rowe's "Ulysses" premieres in London

1705-12-29

Prosper Jolyot's "Idomenée," premieres in Paris

1708-12-14

Prosper Jolyot's "Electre" premieres in Paris

1709-01-11

Colley Cibber's "Rival Fools," premieres in London

1711-02-24

Handel's opera "Rinaldo" premieres at Haymarket theatre in London

1714-02-02

Nicholas Rowe's "tragedy of Jane Shore," premieres in London

1715-04-20

Nicholas Rowe's "Tragedy of Lady Jane Grey" premieres in London

1717-07-17

Handel's "Water Music" premieres on the river Thames in London

1718-11-18

Voltaire's "Oedipe" premieres in Paris

1720-10-17

Pierre de Marivaux' "Arlequin Poli Par l'Amour," premieres in Paris

1722-05-03

Pierre de Marivaux' "La Double Inconstance" premieres in Paris

1722-11-07

Richard Steele's "Conscious Lovers," premieres in London

1723-01-12

Handel's opera "Ottone" premieres at the King's Theatre London

1724-02-20

George F Handel's opera "Giulio Cesare in Egitto," premieres in London

1724-04-07

Johann S Bach's "John Passion" premieres in Leipzig

1724-12-09

Colley Cibber's "Caesar in Aegypt" premieres in London

1725-11-11

George Frederick Handel's opera "Tamerlano" premieres in London

1726-05-05

Marie de Camargo (16) premieres at Opera of Paris

1728-01-29

John Gays' "Beggar's Opera," premieres in London [NS=Feb 9]

1728-02-28

George F Handel's opera "Siroe, re di Persia," premieres in London

1728-04-22

Pierre de Marivaux' "Le Triomphe de Plutus" premieres in Paris

1728-05-04

George Frederick Handel's opera "Tolomeo, re di Egitto" premieres in London

1729-04-15

Johann Sebastian Bach's "St Matthew Passion" premieres in Leipzig

1730-12-11

Voltaire's "Brutus" premieres in Paris

1731-02-02

George F Handel's opera "Poro," premieres in London

1732-08-13

Voltaire's "Zaire" premieres in Paris

1736-02-19

George Frideric Handel's "Alexander's Feast," premieres

1743-03-23

George Frideric Handel's oratorio "Messiah" premieres in London

1745-02-15

Colley Cibbers "Papal Tyranny," premieres in London

1750-05-02

Carlo Goldoni's "La Botega di Caffè" premieres in Mantua

1750-05-23

Carlo Goldoni's "Il Bugiardo" premieres in Mantua

1750-10-05

Carlo Goldoni's "Il teatro comica," premieres in Venice

1753-05-29

Joseph Haydn's "Krumme Teufel" premieres

1762-02-02

Thomas Arnes opera "Artaxerxes," premieres in London

1767-05-13

Mozart's opera "Apollo et Hyacinthus" premieres in Salzburg

1770-01-13

De Beaumarchais' "Les Deux Amis," premieres in Paris

1771-09-26

Denis Diderot's "Le Fils Naturel" premieres in Paris

1771-11-04

Carlo Goldoni's "Le Bourru Bienfaisant" premieres in Paris

1772-03-13

Gotthold Lessing's "Emilia Calotti" premieres in Brunswick

1773-03-18

Oliver Goldsmith' "She Stoops to Conquer," premieres in London

1774-04-19

CW Glucks opera "Iphigenia in Aulis" premieres in Paris

1775-01-17

R B Sheridan's "Rivals," premieres in London

1775-09-13

Gotthold Lessing's "Die Juden," premieres in Frankfurt-am-Main

1776-02-08

Wolfgang von Goethes' "Stella," premieres in Hamburg

1776-04-01

Friedrich von Klinger's "Sturm und Drang" premieres in Leipzig

1777-05-01

RB Sheridan's "School for Scandal" premieres in London

1778-01-27

Piccinni's opera "Roland" premieres, Paris

1781-01-29

Mozart's opera "Idomeneo" premieres, Munich

1782-07-16

Mozart's opera "Das Entfuhrung aus dem Serail," premieres in Vienna

1785-01-15

Mozarts string quartet opus 10 premieres

1786-05-01

Mozart's opera "Marriage of Figaro" premieres in Wien (Vienna)

1790-01-26

Mozart's opera "Cosi Fan Tutte" premieres in Vienna

1791-09-06

Mozart's opera "La Clemenza di Tito" premieres in Prague

1791-09-30

Mozart's opera "Magic Flute" premieres in Vienna

1792-02-07

D Cimarosa's opera "Il Matrimonio Segreto," premieres in Vienna

1792-02-23

Joseph Haydn's 94th Symphony in G, premieres

1794-02-10

Joseph Haydn's 99th Symphony in E, premieres

1795-02-02

Joseph Haydns 102nd Symphony in B, premieres

1795-10-16

M von Böhms "Oorlogscantate" premieres

1796-03-31

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's "Egmont" premieres in Weimar

1797-02-12

Haydn's song "Gott erhalte Franz den Kaiser," premieres in Vienna

1797-03-13

Cherubini's opera "Medée" premieres in Paris

1798-10-12

Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Lager" premieres in Weimar

1799-01-10

Friedrich von Schiller's "Die Piccolomini," premieres in Weimar

1799-03-19

Joseph Haydn's "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna

1799-04-20

Friedrich von Schiller's "Wallensteins Tod" premieres in Weimar

1800-05-14

Friedrich von Schiller's "Macbeth" premieres in Weimar

1800-11-24

Weber's opera "Das Waldmadchen" premieres in Freiburg

1801-04-11

Johann von Schiller's "Die Jungfrau von Orleans" premieres in Leipzig

1803-03-19

Friedrich Schiller's "Die Braut von Messina" premieres in Weimar

1804-03-17

Friedrich Schiller's play "Wilhelm Tell" premieres

1805-11-20

Beethoven's "Fidelio," premieres in Vienna

1808-03-27

Joseph Haydn's oratorio "Die Schopfung" premieres in Vienna

1810-03-18

"Converse", 1st US opera, premieres in NY

1813-12-08

Ludwig von Beethoven's 7th Symphony in A, premieres

1814-02-27

Ludwig von Beethovens 8th Symphony in F, premieres

1816-02-20

Rossini's opera "Barber of Seville" premieres in Rome

1817-01-25

Rossini's opera "La Cenerentola" premieres in Rome

1817-01-31

Franz Grillparzer's "Die Ahnfrau," premieres in Vienna

1818-04-21

Franz Grillparzer's "Sappho" premieres in Vienna

1818-12-25

Handel's Messiah, premieres in the US in Boston

1821-03-26

Franz Grillparzer's "Das Goldene Vliess" premieres in Vienna

1823-02-02

Rossini's opera "Semiramide" premieres in Venice

1823-04-24

Eugene Scribes "Le Menteur Veridique" premieres in Paris

1823-12-20

Franz Schubert's "Ballet-Musik aus Rosamunde," premieres in Vienna

1824-03-07

Meyerbeers opera "Il Crociati in Egitto" premieres in Venice

1824-05-07

Beethoven's 9th (Chorale) Symphony, premieres in Vienna

1825-02-19

Franz Grillparzer's "Konig Ottokars Gluck," premieres in Vienna

1825-06-19

Gioacchino Rossini's "Il viaggio a Reims" premieres

1825-10-17

1st French Liszts operette Don Sanche premieres in Paris

1825-11-29

1st Italian opera in US, "Barber of Seville" premieres (NYC)

1826-04-12

Weber's opera "Oberon" premieres in London

1828-02-28

Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Treuer Diener," premieres in Vienna

1828-08-20

Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Le Comte Ory" premieres in Paris

1829-01-19

Johann von Goethe's "Faust, Part 1," premieres

1829-08-03

Gioacchino Rossini's "William Tell" premieres in Paris

1830-01-28

Opera "Fra Diavolo," premieres in Paris

1830-02-25

Victor Hugo's "Hernani" premieres in Paris

1830-03-04

V Bellini's opera "I Capuleti e i Montecchi," premieres in Venice

1830-12-05

Hector Berlioz' "Symphonique Fantastique" premieres in Paris

1830-12-25

Hector Berlioz's "Symphony Fantastic" premieres

1830-12-26

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Anna Bolena," premieres in Milan

1831-03-06

Vincenzo Bellini's opera "La Sonnambula" premieres in Milan

1831-09-26

Robert Montgomery Bird's "Gladiator" premieres in NYC

1831-10-17

Felix Mendelssohn's 1st Piano concert in G, premieres

1831-12-26

Vincenzo Bellini's opera "Norma," premieres in Milan

1832-03-12

The ballet La Sylphide first premieres at the Opéra de Paris.

1832-05-12

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "L'elisir d'amore" premieres in Milan

1832-05-14

Felix Mendelssohn's "Hebrides" premieres

1832-11-15

Felix Mendelssohn's "Reformation" premieres

1833-01-10

Felix Mendelssohn's "Die erste Walpurgisnacht," premieres in Berlin

1833-01-26

Gaetano Dinozetti's opera "Lucrezia Borgia," premieres in Milan

1834-10-04

Franz Grillparzer's "Der Traum ein Leben," premieres in Vienna

1834-11-23

Hector Berlioz's "Harold in Italy" premieres

1835-01-25

Vincenzo Bellini's opera "I Puritani," premieres in Paris

1835-04-26

Frederic Chopin's "Grand Polonaise Brillante" premieres in Paris

1835-09-26

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Lucia di Lammermoor" premieres in Naples

1836-02-29

Giacomo Meyerbeers opera "Les Huguenots," premieres in Paris

1836-04-19

Nikolai Gogol's "Revisor" premieres in St Petersburg

1836-05-22

Felix Mendelssohn's oratorium "St Paul" premieres in Dusseldorf

1837-12-05

Hector Berlioz' "Requiem" premieres

1838-03-06

Franz Grillparzer's "Weh dem, der Lugt," premieres in Vienna

1838-09-10

Hector Berlioz' opera "Benvenuto Cellini," premieres in Paris

1838-11-08

Victor Hugo's "Ruy Blas" premieres in Paris

1839-11-17

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Oberte Conti Di" premieres in Milan

1840-02-11

Gaetano Donizetti's Opera "La Fille du Regiment," premieres in Paris

1840-03-14

Jose Zorilla's "El Zapatero y el Rey" premieres in Madrid

1840-07-06

Christian Hebbel's "Judith" premieres in Berlin

1840-12-02

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "La Favorita" premieres in Paris

1841-03-04

Dion Boucicault's "London Assurance," premieres in London

1841-06-28

The Théâtre de l'Académie Royale de Musique in Paris premieres the ballet Giselle

1841-12-06

Robert Schumann's 4th Symphony in D premieres

1842-01-07

Gioacchino Rossini's opera "Stabat Mater" premieres in Paris

1842-03-09

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Nabucco" premieres in Milan

1842-12-09

St M Glinka's opera "Russlan Ludmilla" premieres in Petersburg

1843-01-02

Wagner's opera "Der Fliegende Holländer" premieres, Dresden

1843-01-04

Gaetano Donizetti's opera "Don Pasquale," premieres in Paris

1843-02-11

Opera "I Lombardi," premieres in Milan

1843-12-04

Robert Schumann's "Das Paradies und die Peri" premieres in Leipzig

1844-02-03

Hector Berlioz' "Carnaval Romain," premieres in Paris

1844-03-09

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Hernani" premieres in Venice

1844-03-28

Jose Zorilla's "Don Juan Tenorio" premieres in Madrid

1845-10-19

Richard Wagner's opera "Tannhäuser," premieres in Dresden

1846-03-13

Friedrich Hebbel's "Maria Magdalena" premieres in Königsberg

1846-08-26

Felix Mendelssohn's "Elijah" premieres

1846-11-05

Robert Schumann's 2nd Symphony in C premieres

1846-12-08

Hector Berlioz's "La Damnation de Faust" premieres

1847-03-17

"Macbeth" opera premieres in Florence

1847-11-26

Alfred de Mussets "Un Caprice" premieres in Paris

1848-02-12

Ballet "Faust" premieres, Milan

1848-11-21

Alfred de Musset's "Andre del Sarto" premieres in Paris

1849-03-09

Carl Nikolais opera "Die lustigen Weiber von Windsor" premieres

1849-04-16

Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera Le prophète, premieres in Paris

1849-11-21

Friedrich Hebbel's "Der Rubin" premieres in Vienna

1849-12-08

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Luisa Miller" premieres in Naples

1850-08-28

Richard Wagner's opera "Lohengrin" premieres at Weimar, Germany

1851-02-06

Robert Schumann's 3rd Symphony "Rhenisch," premieres in Dusseldorf

1851-03-06

Dion Boucicault's "Love in a Maze" premieres in London

1851-03-11

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Rigoletto" premieres in Venice

1851-10-30

Alfred de Musset's "Bettine" premieres in Paris

1852-02-02

Alexandre Dumas Jr's "Le Dame aux Camélias," premieres in Paris

1852-03-25

Friedrich Hebbel's "Agnes Bernauer" premieres in Munich

1852-04-30

Anton Rubinsteins opera "Dmitri Donskoi" premieres in St Petersburg

1852-09-27

George L Aiken's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" premieres in Troy, NY

1852-11-20

Charles Reade/Tom Taylor's "Masks & Faces" premieres in London

1852-12-08

Gustav Freytag's "Die Journalisten" premieres in Breslau

1853-01-10

Charles Reade's "Gold," premieres in London

1853-01-19

Verdi's opera "Il Trovatore," premieres in Rome

1853-03-06

Giuseppe Verdi's Opera "La Traviata" premieres in Venice

1854-01-25

Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bednost ne Porok," premieres in Moscow

1854-02-16

Franz Liszts symphony "Orpheus," premieres

1854-04-16

Franz Liszt's "Mazeppa" premieres

1854-11-09

Franz Liszt's "Fest-Long," premieres

1855-10-18

Franz Liszt's "Prometheus," premieres

1857-01-08

Dion Boucicauly's "Poor of NY," premieres in NYC

1857-03-12

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Simon Boccanegra" premieres in Venice

1857-12-29

Franz Liszt's "Die Hunnenschlacht," premieres in Weimar

1858-02-22

Dion Boucicault's "Jessie Brown," premieres in NYC

1858-05-28

Dion Boucicault's "Foul Play" premieres in London

1858-10-21

Jacques Offenbach's opera "Orphée aux Enfers" premieres in Paris

1859-01-22

Brahms' 1st piano concerto (in D minor) premieres, Hanover

1859-02-17

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Un Ballo in maschera" premieres in Napoli

1859-03-19

Opera "Faust" by Charles Gounod premieres in Paris

1859-11-16

Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Groza" premieres in Moscow

1859-12-05

Dion Boucicault's "Octaroon" premieres in NYC

1860-02-10

John Brahms' 2nd Serenade in A, premieres

1860-03-29

Dion Boucicault's "Colleen Bawn" premieres in NYC

1860-12-24

Joseph Jefferson's "Rip Van Winkle" premieres in NYC

1861-01-31

Friedrich Hebbel's "Siegfrieds Tod," premieres in Weimar

1861-05-18

Friedrich Hebbel's "Kriemhildes Rache" premieres in Weimar

1862-02-08

Opera "Lily of Killarney," premieres in London

1862-02-28

Opera "La Reine de Saba," premieres in Paris

1862-04-21

Ellen Price Wood's "East Lynne" premieres in Boston

1862-08-09

Berlioz' opera "Beatrice et Benedict" premieres in Baden-Baden

1863-01-01

Franz Schubert's "Missa Solemnis," premieres in Leipzig

1863-09-10

George Bizet's opera "Les Pêcheurs de Perles," premieres in Paris

1864-03-14

Rossini's "Petite Messe Solennelle" premieres in Paris

1864-03-19

Opera "Mireille" premieres in Paris

1865-04-28

Giacomo Meyerbeer's opera "L'Africaine" premieres in Paris

1865-06-08

Tristanderl und Zusholde, premieres

1865-11-11

Thomas Robertson's "Society" premieres in London

1865-12-17

Franz Schubert's "Unfinished Symphony" premieres

1866-01-15

Bedrich Smetana's opera "Branibori v Cechach," premieres in Prague

1866-03-30

Bedrich Smetana's "Verkaufte Braut" (Sold Bride) premieres

1866-05-30

Opera "Die Verkaufte Braut" premieres (Prague)

1867-01-12

Leo Tolstoy's "Smert Ioonna Groznogo," premieres in St Petersburg

1867-02-13

Johann Strauss' "Blue Danube" waltz premieres in Vienna

1867-03-11

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Don Carlos" premieres in Paris

1868-03-05

Arrigo Boito's opera "Mefistofele," premieres in Milan

1868-03-09

The opera "Hamlet" premieres in Paris

1868-05-09

Anton Bruckner's 1st Symphony in C, premieres

1868-05-16

Bedrich Smetana's opera "Dalibor" premieres in Prague

1868-06-21

Wagner's opera "Meistersinger von Nuernberg" premieres in Munich

1868-10-22

Jacques Offenbach's opera "Genevieve de Brabant" premieres in NYC

1869-02-26

Franz Schubert's "4th Tragic," premieres

1869-09-22

Richard Wagner's opera "Rhine Gold" premieres in Munich

1869-10-06

John Brahms' "Liebeslieder Walzer" premieres

1869-10-18

Henrik Ibsen's "De Unges Forbund," premieres in Christiania (Oslo)

1870-03-19

The opera "Guarany" premieres in Milan

1870-06-26

Wagner's opera "Valkyrie" premieres in Munich

1871-12-24

Giusseppi Verdi's "Aida" premieres in Cairo, at the opening of the Suez canal

1872-09-24

Franz Grillparzer's "Ein Bruderzwist in Habsburg" premieres in Vienna

1872-11-22

Franz Grillparzer's "Die Judin von Toledo" premieres in Prague

1873-05-24

Leo Delibes' opera "Le Roi l'a Dit" premieres in Paris

1874-01-21

Franz Grillparzer's "Libussa," premieres in Vienna

1874-01-24

Mussorgsky's opera "Boris Godunov," premieres in St Petersburg

1874-04-05

Johann Strauss Jr's opera "Die Fledermaus" premieres in Vienna

1875-01-24

Camille Saint-Saëns' "Danse Macabre," premieres

1875-03-03

Georges Bizet's opera "Carmen" premieres (Paris)

1875-03-14

Smetana's "Vysehrad" premieres

1875-12-08

Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Volki i Ovsty" premieres in St Petersburg

1876-02-24

Henrik Ibsen's "Peer Gynt," premieres in Oslo

1876-04-08

Amiliare Ponchielli's opera "La Gioconda" premieres in Milan

1876-08-16

Opera "Siegfried" premieres in Bayreuth

1876-08-17

Wagner's opera "Götterdämmerung" premieres in Bayreuth

1876-11-04

John Brahms' 1st Symphony in C premieres

1877-03-04

Tchaikovski's incomplete ballet "Zwanenmeer" premieres in Moscow

1877-05-13

Caesar Franck's "Lesson Eolides" premieres

1877-10-20

Franz Schubert's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres

1877-11-17

Gilbert and Sullivan's operette "Sorcerer" premieres in London

1877-12-02

Camille Saint-Saëns' opera "Samson et Dalila" premieres in Weimar

1877-12-16

Anton Bruckner's 3rd Symphony in D, premieres

1877-12-30

Johnannes Brahms' 2nd Symphony in D, premieres in Vienna

1878-02-10

Peter Tsjaikovsky's 4th Symphony in F, premieres

1878-05-25

Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "HMS Pinafore" premieres in London

1878-11-06

Henrik Ibsen's "Samfundets Stotter" premieres in Oslo

1878-11-10

Aleksandr Ostrovsky's "Bespridannitsa" premieres in Moscow

1879-01-01

John Brahms' Violin Concerto in D major premieres in Leipzig

1879-01-21

Henrik Ibsen's "Et Dukkehjem," premieres in Copenhagen

1879-03-29

Tsjaikovski's opera "Jevgeni Onegin," premieres in Moscow

1879-05-16

Antonin Dvorák's "Slavic Dancing" premieres

1879-12-26

John Brahms' "Tragic Ouverture," premieres

1879-12-30

Gilbert & Sullivan's "Pirates of Penzance," premieres

1879-12-31

Gilbert and Sullivan's Opera "Pirates of Penzance," premieres in NYC

1880-02-04

Steele MacKay's "Hazel Kirke," premieres in NYC

1881-01-02

Camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Concerto in B, premieres

1881-01-04

Johannes Brahms' "Academic Festival Overture" premieres, Breslau

1881-02-10

Jacques Offenbach's opera "Les Contes d'Hoffman," premieres in Paris

1881-05-11

Bedrich Smetana's opera "Libusa" premieres in Prague

1882-02-10

Rimski-Korsakovs opera "Snyegurochka," premieres in St Petersburg

1882-05-08

David Belasco's "La Belle Russe" premieres in NYC

1882-05-20

Henrik Ibsen's "Ghosts" (Gengangere) premieres in Chicago

1882-07-28

Richard Wagner's opera "Parsifal" premieres in Beirut

1882-11-05

Bedrich Smetana's "Ma Vlast" premieres

1882-12-10

John Brahms' "Gesang der the Parzen" premieres

1882-12-11

Victorien Sardous "Fedora" with Sarah Bernhardt, premieres in Paris

1883-01-13

Henrik Ibsen's "En Folkefiende," premieres in Oslo

1883-04-14

Leo Delibes' opera "Lakmé" premieres in Paris

1883-05-17

Buffalo Bill Cody's 1st wild west show premieres in Omaha

1883-11-05

Musical "Cordelia's Aspirations" premieres in NYC

1883-11-18

Antonin Dvorák's "Husitska" premieres

1883-12-02

John Brahms' 3rd Symphony in F, premieres

1883-12-22

August Strindberg's "Lycko-Pers Reja" premieres

1884-01-19

Jules Massenet's opera "Manon," premieres in Paris

1884-05-19

Ringling Brothers circus premieres

1884-09-24

Dixey, Rice & Gill's musical "Adonis" premieres in NYC

1884-12-30

Anton Bruckner's 7th Symphony in E, premieres in Leipzig

1885-01-11

Henrik Ibsen's "Vildauden," premieres in Oslo

1885-01-25

Vincent d'Indy's "Saugefleurie," premieres

1885-03-04

Gilbert & Sullivan's opera "Mikado," premieres in London

1885-03-14

Gilbert & Sullivan's comic opera "Mikado" premieres in London

1885-10-24

Johann Strauss' operetta "Zigeunerbaron (Gypsy Baron)" premieres in Vienna

1885-10-25

John Brahms' 4th Symphony in E premieres

1885-11-09

Opera "Ermine," premieres in London

1885-11-30

Opera "El Cid" premieres (Paris)

1885-12-02

Opera "Regina di Saba" premieres in Vienna

1886-02-23

Tsjaikovski's symphony "Manfred," premieres

1886-05-19

Camille Saint-Saëns' 3rd Symphony in C premieres

1886-10-26

Modest Mussorgsky's "A Night on Bald Mountain" premieres in Russia

1886-11-04

Edward MacDowell's "Ophelia" premieres

1887-02-05

Giuseppe Verdi's opera "Otello" premieres at La Scala in Italy

1887-04-12

Henrik Ibsen's "Rosmersholm" premieres in Oslo

1887-05-18

Emmanuel Chabrier's opera "Le Roi Malgré Luis" premieres in Paris

1887-10-31

Nikolai Rimski-Korsakov's "Capriccio Espagnol" premieres in St Petersburg

1887-11-24

Victorien Sardou's "La Tosca" premieres in Paris

1887-12-17

Georges Feydeau's "Tailleur Pour Dames" premieres in Paris

1888-02-28

Vincent d'Indy's Wallenstein-trilogy, premieres

1888-03-21

Arthur Pinero's "Sweet Lavender" premieres in London

1888-05-07

Edouard Lalo's opera "Le roi d'Ys" premieres in Paris

1888-11-17

Tchaikovsky's 5th Symphony premieres in St Petersburg

1889-02-12

Caesar Francks Symphony in D, premieres

1889-02-12

Henrik Ibsens "Fruen fra Haven," premieres in Oslo

1889-03-14

August Strindberg's "Froken Julie" premieres in Copenhagen

1889-05-18

Jules Massenet's opera "Esclarmonde" premieres in Paris

1889-05-29

August Strindberg's "Hemsoborna" premieres in Copenhagen

1889-10-20

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Vor Sonnenaufgang," premieres in Berlin

1889-11-27

Hermann Sudermann's "Ehre" premieres in Berlin

1889-12-07

Gilbert & Sullivans "Gondoliers" premieres in London

1890-01-10

Edward Macdowell's "Lancelot & Elaine," premieres

1890-05-17

Clyde Fitch's "Beau Brummel" premieres in NYC

1890-05-17

Pietro Mascagni's opera "Rustic Chivalry" premieres in Rome at the Teatro Costanzi

1890-06-09

Opera "Robin Hood" premieres in Chicago

1890-11-04

Alexander Borodin's opera "Prince Igor" premieres in Petersburg

1890-12-05

Berlioz' opera "Les Troyens" premieres in Karlsruhe

1891-01-26

Oscar Wilde's "Duchess of Padua," premieres in NYC

1891-02-26

Henrik Ibsens "Hedda Gabler," premieres in Oslo

1891-05-15

Jules Massenet's opera "Griselde" premieres in Paris

1891-07-26

Henry James' "American" premieres in London

1892-02-16

Opera "Werther," premieres in Vienna

1892-02-22

"Lady Windermere's Fan" by Oscar Wilde premieres at St James (London)

1892-02-25

James Barrie's "Walker London," premieres in London

1892-05-21

Ruggero Leoncavallo's opera "I Pagliacci" premieres in Milan

1892-12-17

Tchaikovski's ballet "Casse-noisette" premieres in St Petersburg

1892-12-18

Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's ballet "Nutcracker Suite" premieres

1892-12-18

Anton Bruckner's 8th Symphony premieres

1893-01-07

Hermann Sudermanns "Heimat," premieres in Berlin

1893-01-10

Richard Drigo's ballet "Magic Flute" premieres, St Petersburg

1893-01-19

Henrik Ibsen's play The Master Builder premieres in Berlin.

1893-01-28

Edward Mcdowell's "Hamlet & Ophelia," premieres in Boston

1893-02-01

Puccini's Opera "Manon Lescaut," premieres in Turin

1893-02-09

Verdi's opera "Falstaff" premieres in Milan

1893-06-21

1st Ferris wheel premieres (Chicago's Columbian Exposition)

1893-10-14

George Edwarde's "Gaiety Girl" premieres in London

1893-10-23

C Dazey's "In Old Kentucky" premieres in NYC (27 seasons)

1893-11-14

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Hanneles Himmelfahrt" premieres in Berlin

1893-12-15

Dvoráks "From the New World" premieres at Carnegie Hall NYC

1893-12-16

Anton Dvorak's "New World Symphony" premieres

1894-01-09

Georges Feydeau's "Un à la Patte," premieres in Paris

1894-03-16

Jules Massenet's opera "Thaïs" premieres in Paris

1894-04-19

Jules Massenet's opera "Werther" premieres in NYC

1894-04-21

George Bernard Shaw's "Arms & the Man" premieres in London

1894-05-12

Ludwig Englander's musical "Passing Show" premieres in NYC

1894-11-05

Richard Strauss' "Till Eulenspiegels" premieres

1894-12-05

Georges Feydeaus' "L'hôtel du libre échange" premieres in Paris

1894-12-22

Claude Debussy's "Prélude à l'apres-midi d'un faune" premieres

1894-12-23

Debussy's ballet "L'aprés-midi d'un faune" premieres in Paris

1895-01-13

Oscar Wilde's "Ideal Husband," premieres in London

1895-01-15

Tchaikovsky's ballet "Swan Lake" premieres, St Petersburg (1/27 NS)

1895-02-08

Tchaikovsky/Petipa's "Swan Lake," premieres in Petersburg

1895-03-04

Gustav Mahler's 2nd Symphony premieres in Berlin

1895-10-22

David Belasco's "Heart of Maryland" premieres in NYC

1896-01-05

Isaac Albeniz' opera "Pepita Jiminez," premieres in Barcelona

1896-01-15

Henry Arthur Jones' "Michael & his Lost Angel," premieres in London

1896-01-23

Edward Macdowell's 2nd Suite in E, premieres

1896-02-01

Giacomo Puccini's Opera "La Boheme," premieres in Turin

1896-02-08

Georges Feydeaus' "Le Dindon," premieres in Paris

1896-02-11

Oscar Wilde's "Salome," premieres in Paris

1896-03-07

Gilbert & Sullivan's last operette "Grand Duke" premieres in London

1896-03-23

Umberto Giordano's opera "Andrea Chénier," premieres in Milan

1896-04-13

John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan" premieres at the Tremont Theatre in Boston,

1896-04-20

1st public film showing in US John Philip Sousa's "El Capitan" premieres in NYC

1896-04-25

Sidney Jones & Harry Greenbacks musical premieres in London

1896-08-31

Louis Napoleon Parker's "Rosemary" premieres in NYC

1896-10-05

William Gillette's "Secret Service," premieres in NYC

1896-10-17

Anton Tsjechovs "Chayka," premieres in St Petersburg

1896-12-02

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Die versunkene Glocke" premieres in Berlin

1896-12-05

Henrik Ibsen's "Kejsor og Galileer" premieres in Leipzig

1896-12-10

Alfred Jarry's "Ubu Roi" premieres in Paris

1897-01-10

Henrik Ibsen's "John Gabriel Borkman," premieres in Helsingfors

1897-01-10

Vincent d'Indy's "Istar" premieres in Amsterdam & Brussels

1897-03-12

Vincent d'Indy's opera "Fervaal" premieres in Brussells

1897-05-18

Paul Dukas' "L'Apprenti Sorcier Pruimtabak on the Market" premieres

1897-08-03

John McNally's musical "Good Mr Best" premieres in NYC

1897-09-18

Gustave Kecker/Hugh Martin's musical "Belle of NYC," premieres in NYC

1897-10-04

George Bernard Shaw's "Devil's Disciple," premieres in NYC

1897-12-28

Edmond Rostand's "Cyrano de Bergerac," premieres in Paris

1898-01-01

d'Annunzio's "Sogno d'un mattino di primavera," premieres in Rome

1898-03-08

Richard Straus' "Don Quixote" premieres in Keulen

1898-05-27

Arthur Pinero's "Trelawney of the Wells" premieres in London

1898-09-26

Victor Herbert/Harry Smith's musical premieres in NYC

1898-11-05

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Fuhrmann Henschel" premieres in Berlin

1898-11-22

Opera "Iris" premieres (Rome)

1898-12-24

Herman Heijermans' "Ghetto" premieres in Amsterdam

1899-11-11

Stuart/Rubens/Boyd-Jones' "Floradora" premieres in London

1899-12-10

Frank Wedekind's "Der Kammersang" premieres in Berlin

1900-01-02

Gustave Charpentiers opera "Louise," premieres in Paris

1900-01-03

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Schluck und Jau," premieres in Berlin

1900-01-06

Maurice Ravel's "Albaradode Gracioso," premieres in Paris

1900-01-14

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Tosca," premieres in Rome

1900-01-18

Jan Blockx's "Tÿl Uilenspiegel" premieres in Brussels

1900-01-26

Henrik Ibsen's "Naar vi Dode Vaaguer," premieres in Stuttgart

1900-02-02

Gustave Charpentiers opera "Louise" premieres in Paris

1900-05-02

George Bernard Shaw's "You Never Can Tell" premieres in London

1900-07-02

Sibelius' "Finlandia" premieres in Helsinki

1900-08-27

Gabriel Faures opera/cantata "Prométhée" premieres in Beziers

1900-10-03

Edward Elgar/Cardinal Newmans oratorium premieres in Birmingham

1900-12-21

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Michael Kramer" premieres in Berlin

1900-12-24

Herman Heijermans' "Hope of Blessing" premieres in Amsterdam

1901-01-21

Clyde Fitch's "Climbers," premieres in NYC

1901-02-25

George Cohan's musical "Governor's Son," premieres in NYC

1901-10-14

Justin Huntly McCarthy's "If I were King" premieres in NYC

1901-10-19

Edward Elgar's "Pomp & Circumstance March," premieres in Liverpool

1901-11-04

Clyde Fitch's "Way of the World" premieres in NYC

1901-11-11

Maurice Ravel composition "Jeux d'eau" premieres

1901-11-21

Richard Strauss' opera "Feuersnot" premieres in Dresden

1901-11-27

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der rote Hahn" premieres in Berlin

1901-11-28

Gustav Mahler's 4th Symphony in G premieres

1901-12-04

Anne Russell's 'Girl and the judge' premieres in NYC

1902-01-10

Alphons Diepenbrock's "Te Deum" premieres (Amsterdam)

1902-01-25

Aleksandr Skriabin's 2nd Symphony in C premieres in St Petersburg

1902-02-01

Hermann Sudermanns "Es lebe das Leben," premieres in Berlin

1902-02-18

Opera "Hunchback of Notre Dame," premieres in Monte Carlo

1902-02-28

Jules Massenets opera premieres in Monte Carlo

1902-03-18

Schoenberg's "Verklärte Nacht" premieres in Vienna

1902-04-05

Maurice Ravel's "Pavane pour une infante defunte" premieres in Paris

1902-04-30

Debussy's opera "Pelléas et Mélissande" premieres in Paris

1902-10-25

Maxim Gorki's "Na dne" premieres in Moscow

1902-11-25

Franz Lehar's opera "Wiener Fraueen" premieres in Vienna

1902-11-29

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der arme Heinrich" premieres in Vienna

1902-12-17

Frank Wedekind's "Der Erdgeist" premieres in Berlin

1902-12-25

Clyde Fitch' "Girl with Green Eyes" premieres in NYC

1903-01-07

Vincent d'Indy's opera "L'etranger," premieres in Brussel

1903-01-21

"Wizard of Oz," premieres in NYC

1903-02-11

Anton Bruckner's 9th Symfonie premieres in Vienna

1903-03-14

WB Yeats & Lady Gregory's "Hour-glass" premieres in Dublin

1903-09-21

1st cowboy film "Kit Carson" premieres in US

1903-10-08

J M Synge's "In the Shadow of the Glen" premieres in Dublin

1903-10-13

Victor Herbert's "Babes in Toyland" premieres in NYC

1903-11-15

Eugen d'Albert's opera "Tiefland" premieres in Prague

1903-11-16

V Herbert & H Smith' musical "Babette" premieres in NYC

1903-11-24

George Ade's "County Chairman" premieres in NYC

1903-12-28

Clyde Fitch's "Glad of It," premieres in NYC

1904-01-21

Leos Janacek's opera "Jenufa," premieres in Brno

1904-01-25

J M Synge's "Ruders to the Sea," premieres in Dublin

1904-01-31

Bela Bartok's symphony "Kossuth," premieres

1904-02-04

John Millington Synges "Well of Saints," premieres in Dublin

1904-02-17

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Madama Butterfly," premieres in Milan

1904-02-28

Vincent d'Indy's 2nd Symphony in B, premieres

1904-03-02

Gabriele d'Annunzio's "La figlia di Iorio," premieres in Milan

1904-04-20

George Bernard Shaw's "Candida" premieres in London

1904-05-17

Maurice Ravel's "Shéhérazade" premieres in Paris

1904-09-20

George Ade's "College Widow," premieres in NYC

1904-09-26

Charles Kleins "Music Master" premieres in NYC

1904-09-26

GB Shaw's "How He Lied to Her Husband" premieres in NYC

1904-10-18

Gustav Mahler's 5th symphony premieres in Cologne

1904-11-01

George Bernard Shaw's "John Bull's Other Island" premieres in London

1904-11-17

George Cohan's musical "Little Johnny Jones" premieres in NYC

1904-12-12

CMS McClellans "Leah Kleschna" premieres in NYC

1904-12-27

W B Yeats/Lady Gregory's "On Baile's Strand," premieres in Dublin

1905-01-14

Hubbell, Shubert & Smith's musical "Fontana," premieres in NYC

1905-01-26

Arnold Schoenberg's "Pelleas und Melissande," premieres in Vienna

1905-02-18

Frank Wedekind's "Hidada, oder Sein und Haben," premieres in Munich

1905-03-04

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Elga" premieres in Berlin

1905-04-05

James Barrie's "Alice-sit-by-the-fire" premieres in London

1905-09-05

Lillian Mortimer's "No Mother to Guide" premieres in Detroit

1905-10-15

Claude Debussy's "La Mer" premieres

1905-10-23

Edward Milton Royle's "Squaw Man" premieres in NYC

1905-10-30

George Bernard Shaw's "Mrs Warren's Profession" premieres in NYC

1905-11-14

David Belasco's "Girl of Golden West" premieres in NYC

1905-11-18

George Bernard Shaw's "Major Barbara" premieres in London

1905-12-25

V Herbert/H Blossoms musical "Mlle Modiste" premieres in NYC

1906-01-06

Maurice Ravel's "Miroirs," premieres in Paris

1906-01-19

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Und Pippa Tanzt!," premieres in Berlin

1906-01-25

Del Valle Inclans "El Marqués de Bradomin," premieres in Madrid

1906-02-12

George Cohans musical "George Washington," premieres in NYC

1906-02-18

Vincent d'Indy's "Jour D'été à La Montagne," premieres in Paris

1906-03-19

Ermanno Wolf-Ferrari's "Quattro Rusteghi" premieres in Munich

1906-03-20

George Bernard Shaw's "Captain Brassbound's Conversion" premieres in London

1906-03-31

GB Shaw's German version of "Caesar & Cleopatra" premieres in Berlin

1906-05-28

Shields/Cobbs musical "His honor, the Mayor" premieres in NYC

1906-09-24

V Herbert & H Blossom's musical "Red Mill" premieres in NYC

1906-09-25

John Galsworthy's "Silver Box" premieres in London

1906-10-03

William Vaughan Moody's "Great Divide" premieres in NYC

1906-10-31

George Bernard Shaw's "Caesar & Cleopatra" premieres in NYC

1906-11-11

Ethel Smyth's "Standrecht" premieres in Leipzig

1906-11-18

Langdon Mitchells "New York Idea" premieres in NYC

1906-11-20

George Bernard Shaw's "Doctor's Dilemma" premieres in London

1907-01-04

George Bernard Shaw's "Don Juan in Hell," premieres in London

1907-01-07

Clyde Fitch' "Truth," premieres in NYC

1907-02-05

Arnold Schoenberg's 1st string quartet premieres in Vienna

1907-02-22

Leonid N Andreyev's "Zhizn Cheloveka," premieres in St Petersburg

1907-02-25

George Bernard Shaw's "Philanderer," premieres in London

1907-03-02

Georges Feydeaus' "La Puce à l'Oreille," premieres in Paris

1907-03-09

Lady Gregory's "Rising of the Moon" premieres in Dublin

1907-04-18

Augustus Thomas' "Witching Hour" premieres in NYC

1907-05-10

Paul Dukas' opera "Ariane et Barbe Bleue" premieres in Paris

1907-07-18

Florenz Ziegfeld's "Follies of 1907" premieres in NYC

1907-09-25

Jean Sibelius' 3rd Symphony premieres

1907-10-16

David Belasco's "Grand Army Man," premieres in NYC

1907-12-03

George Cohans musical "Talk of the Town" premieres in NYC

1907-12-22

Saint-Saëns/Fokines ballet "Le Cygne" premieres in St Petersburg

1908-01-18

Frederick Delius' "Brigg Fair," premieres

1908-01-21

August Strindberg's "Spoksonaten," premieres in Stockholm

1908-01-25

John Blockx' opera "Baldie" premieres in Antwerp

1908-05-12

George Bernard Shaw's "Getting Married" premieres in London

1908-05-21

1st horror movie (Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde) premieres in Chicago

1908-05-24

John Masefields "Tragedy of Nan" premieres in London

1908-08-17

B Tarkington & HL Wilson's "Man from Home" premieres in NYC

1908-09-03

James Barries "What Every Woman Knows" premieres in London

1908-09-19

Gustav Mahler's 7th Symphony premieres in Prague

1908-09-30

Maurice Maeterlinck's "L'oiseau Blue" premieres in Moscow

1908-11-06

Leonid Andreyev's "Dui Nashey Zhizni" premieres in St Petersburg

1908-11-14

Oscar Strauss' musical "Der tapfere Soldat" premieres in Vienna

1908-12-03

Edward Elgar's 1st Symphony in A premieres

1908-12-11

Frederick Delius' "In a Summer Garden" premieres

1909-01-19

Eugene Walter's "Easiest Way," premieres in NYC

1909-02-21

John Galsworthy's "Strife," premieres in London

1909-03-06

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Griselda" premieres in Vienna

1909-03-26

August Strindberg's "Bjalb-jarle-ti" premieres in Stockholm

1909-11-11

J M Synge's "Tinker's Wedding" premieres in London

1909-12-21

Clyde Fitch' "City" premieres in NYC

1910-01-13

JM Synge's "Deirdre of the Sorrows," premieres in Dublin

1910-01-22

Opera "Germania," premieres in NYC

1910-02-07

Edmond Rostand's "Chantecler," premieres in Paris

1910-02-21

John Galsworthy's "Justice," premieres in London

1910-02-23

George Bernard Shaw's "Misalliance," premieres in London

1910-03-05

Ramon Inclan's "La Farsa Infantil de la Cabeza del Dragon," premieres

1910-09-12

Gustav Mahler's 8th Symphony premieres in Munich with 1028 musicians

1910-09-19

George Cohan's "Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford" premieres in NYC

1910-11-19

Ferenc Molnàr's "Tester" premieres in Budapest

1911-01-13

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Die Ratten," premieres in Berlin

1911-01-17

Percy Mackaye's "Scarecrow," premieres in NYC

1911-01-26

Richard Strauss's opera "Die Rosenkavalier" premieres, Dresden

1911-02-25

Victor Herbert's opera "Natoma," premieres in Philadelphia

1911-03-13

Ivan Caryll's musical "Pink Lady" premieres in NYC

1911-04-03

Harry James Smith's "Mrs Bumsted-Leigh" premieres in NYC

1911-04-19

George Bernard Shaw's "Fanny's First Play" premieres in London

1911-05-19

Maurice Ravel's opera "L'Heure Espagnole" premieres in Paris

1911-09-18

Louis Napoleon Parker's "Disraeli," premieres in NYC

1911-10-21

RS Hichens & M Hudsons "Garden of Allah" premieres in NYC

1911-11-20

Gustav Mahler's "Das Lied von der Erde" (Song of the Earth) premieres in Munich

1911-12-07

Leslie J Stuarts musical "Betsy" premieres in NYC

1911-12-23

Frank Wedekind's "Oaha, die Satire der Satire" premieres in Munich

1911-12-25

Edward Knoblock's "Kismet" premieres in NYC

1912-04-29

Frank Wedekind's "Tod und Teufel" premieres in Berlin

1912-06-26

Gustav Mahler's 9th Symphony premieres in Vienna

1912-08-19

Percy Aldridge Grainger's "Shepherd's Key" premieres

1912-09-03

Arnold Schoenberg's "Funf Orchesterstucke" premieres

1912-10-16

Arnold Schoenberg's "Pierrot Lunaire," premieres

1912-11-09

Ferenc Molnàrs "Farkas," premieres in Budapest

1912-12-12

R Friml/O Harbachs musical "Firefly" premieres in NYC

1912-12-20

J Hartley Manners' "Peg O' My Heart" premieres in NYC

1912-12-20

Paul Claudels "L'Annonce Faite à Marie" premieres in Paris

1913-02-03

Golden/Cawthorne's musical "Sunshine Girl," premieres in NYC

1913-02-10

Edward Sheldons "Romance," premieres in NYC

1913-03-04

Gabriel Faure's opera "Penelope" premieres in Monte Carlo

1913-09-01

George Bernard Shaw's "Androcles & the Lion" premieres in London

1913-09-22

George Cohan's "Seven Keys to Baldpate" premieres in NYC

1913-12-29

1st movie serial, "Adventures of Kathlyn," premieres in Chicago

1914-01-03

Kelman/Cushing/Heath' musical "Sari," premieres in NYC

1914-01-17

Gerhart Hauptmann's "Der Bogen des Odysseus," premieres in Berlin

1914-01-22

Paul Claudel's "L'échange," premieres in Paris

1914-01-24

Opera "Madeleine," premieres in NYC

1914-02-02

James Royce Shannon's musical "Shameen Dhu," premieres in NYC

1914-02-19

Riccardo Zandonai's opera "Francesco da Rimini," premieres in Turin

1914-02-24

Frank Craven's "Too Many Cooks," premieres in NYC

1914-04-11

George Bernard Shaw's "Pygmalion" premieres

1914-05-15

Henri Rabaud's opera "Marouf, Savetier de Caire" premieres in Paris

1914-08-19

Elmer Rice' "On Trial" premieres in NYC

1914-08-24

Jerome Kern & Michael E Rourles musical premieres in NYC

1914-11-02

V Herbert & H Blossoms "Only Girl" premieres in NYC

1914-12-08

Irving Berlin's musical "Watch your Step" premieres in NYC

1915-01-15

Sydney, Kern & Smith's musical "Love o' Mike," premieres in NYC

1915-01-25

Giordano, Sardou & Moreau's opera "Madame Sans Gêne" premieres in NYC

1915-04-15

Manuel de Falla's ballet "El Amor Brujo" premieres in Madrid

1915-09-29

Herbert/Blossoms musical "Princess Pat" premieres in NYC

1915-10-09

Louis Kaufmans "Unchastened Woman" premieres in NYC

1915-10-28

Richard Strauss' Alpensymfonie, premieres in Berlin

1915-11-30

St John Ervine's "John Ferguson" premieres in Dublin

1915-12-08

Jean Sibelius' 5th Symphony in E premieres

1915-12-23

J Kern/S Greene's musical "Very Good Eddie" premieres in NYC

1915-12-25

Irving Berlin & Harry B Smith's musical premieres in NYC

1916-01-28

Opera "Goyescas," premieres (NYC)

1916-02-17

Romberg/Hanley/Atteridge/Smith' musical premieres in NYC

1916-03-16

James Barries' "Kiss for Cinderella" premieres in London

1916-04-23

Lord Dunsany's "Night at an Inn" premieres in NYC

1916-08-31

Oscar Asche's musical "Chu Chin Chow" premieres in London

1916-10-31

Clare Kummer's "Good Gracious Annabelle" premieres in NYC

1916-11-16

Eugene O'Neill's "Bound East for Cardiff" premieres in NYC

1916-11-16

I Berlin/V Herbert/H Blossoms musical premieres in NYC

1916-12-13

Esme Stuart Lennox Robinsons premieres in Dublin

1917-01-11

Guy Bolton & PG Wodehouse's "Have a Heart," premieres in NYC

1917-02-20

Kern, Bolton & Wodehouse's musical "Oh, Boy!," premieres in NYC

1917-03-28

Puccini's "La Rondine" premieres in Monte Carlo

1917-04-07

De Falla's ballet "El Sombrero de tres Picos" premieres in Madrid

1917-04-07

James Barries' "Old Lady Shows Her" premieres in London

1917-04-12

Domenico Scarlatti & Jeab Cocteaus ballet premieres in Rome

1917-05-13

Ernest Bloch's "Schelomo" premieres

1917-05-18

Satie/Massine/Picasso's ballet "Parade" premieres in Paris

1917-10-31

Eugene O'Neill's "In the Zone" premieres in NYC

1917-11-10

Faure's 2nd Violo Sonate, premieres

1917-11-28

Sigmund Rombergs revue "Over the Top" premieres in NYC

1917-12-25

"Why Marry" 1st drama to win Pulitzer Prize, premieres in NYC

1917-12-25

Hirsch/Harbach's musical "Going Up" premieres in NYC

1918-01-27

"Tarzan of the Apes," 1st Tarzan film, premieres at Broadway Theater

1918-02-01

Franz Lehars opera "Wo die Lerche singt," premieres in Budapest

1918-02-01

Kern, Bolton & Wodehouse's musical premieres in NYC

1918-02-09

Sacha Guitry's "Deburan," premieres in Paris

1918-02-14

H Atteridge & S Rombergs musical "Sinbad," premieres in NYC

1918-03-03

Richard Goering's "Seeschlacht," premieres in Berlin

1918-03-07

H Carroll & J McCarthy's musical "Oh, Look!" premieres in NYC

1918-08-19

Irving Berlin's musical "Yip Yip Yaphank" premieres in NYC

1918-08-26

W Smith & F Bacon's "Lightnin'" premieres in NYC

1918-10-04

Musical "Sometime" with Mae West premieres in NYC

1918-11-07

Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Misteriya Buff" premieres in Petrograd

1918-12-14

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Il Trittico" premieres in NYC

1918-12-20

Eugene O'Neill's "Moon of the Caribees" premieres in NYC

1919-01-15

Frank Wedekind's "Die letzten Tage der Menschheit," premieres

1919-01-15

W Collison & O Harbach's "Up in Mabel's Room," premieres in NYC

1919-02-03

Herbert/Blossom's musical "Velvet Lady," premieres in NYC

1919-03-05

Louis Hirsch & Harold Atteridge's musical premieres in NYC

1919-03-12

George Bernard Shaw's "Augustus Does His Bit" premieres in NYC

1919-03-16

Frank Wedekind's "Elius Erweckung" premieres in Hamburg

1919-03-30

Paul Claudel's "Tête d'Or" premieres in Paris

1919-06-17

"Barney Google" cartoon strip, by Billy De Beck, premieres

1919-07-22

De Falla & Massine's "Three-cornered Hat" premieres in London

1919-08-23

"Gasoline Alley" cartoon strip premieres in Chicago Tribune

1919-08-30

Ernst Toller's "Die Wandlung" premieres in Berlin

1919-09-01

Frank Wedekind's "Herakles" premieres in Munich

1919-09-13

Guy Bolton & George Middleton's "Adam & Eve," premieres in NYC

1919-09-20

Booth Tarkington's "Clarence," premieres in NYC

1919-09-30

Avery Hopwood's "Gold Diggers" premieres in NYC

1919-10-07

Fritz Kreisler & F Jacobi's "Apple Blossoms" premieres in NYC

1919-10-10

Richard Strauss & Hugo van Hofmannsthals premieres in Vienna

1919-10-23

Romberg & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show" premieres in NYC

1919-10-26

B C Hilliam's musical "Buddies" premieres in NYC

1919-10-26

Edward Elgar's Cello Concerto in E minor, Op. 85, his last notable work, premieres in Queen's Hall London

1919-11-18

H Tierney & J McCarthy's musical "Irene" premieres in NYC

1919-12-01

AA Milne's "Mr Pim Passes By" premieres in Manchester

1919-12-15

Edna St Vincent Millay's "Aria da Capo," premieres in NYC

1920-01-03

Arthur Honegger's "Chant de Nigamon," premieres

1920-02-21

Darius Milhaud & Jean Cocteau's ballet, premieres in Paris

1920-02-28

Maurice Ravel's "Le tombeau de Couperin," premieres

1920-03-02

Karel Capék's "Loupeznik," premieres in Prague

1920-04-21

John Galsworthy's "Skin Game" premieres in London

1920-08-23

M R Rinehart & A Hopwood's "Bat" premieres in NYC

1920-09-02

W Somerset Maugham's "East of Suez" premieres in London

1920-10-20

"1st Year" with Frank Craven premieres in NYC

1920-11-01

Eugene O'Neill's "Emperor Jones" premieres in NYC

1920-11-10

George Bernard Shaw's "Heartbreak House" premieres in NYC

1920-11-15

Ernst Toller's "Massen und Menschen" premieres in Nuremberg

1920-11-21

Karel Capék's "Vec Makropulos" premieres in Prague

1920-12-12

Maurice Ravels ballet "La Valse" premieres in Paris

1920-12-21

Jerome Kern/BG DeSylva's musical "Sally" premieres in NYC

1921-01-04

Eugene O'Neill's "Diff'rent," premieres in NYC

1921-01-18

William Archer's "Green Goddess," premieres in NYC

1921-01-25

Karel Capék's "RUR," premieres in Prague

1921-02-17

Arthur Honegger's "Pastorale D'ete," premieres

1921-04-18

Philip James Barry's "Punch for Judy" premieres in NYC

1921-05-10

Luigi Pirandello's "Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore" premieres

1921-05-30

Lord Dunsany's "If" premieres in London

1921-08-13

Simon Kaufman & Marc Connelly's "Dulcy" premieres in NYC

1921-10-23

Leos Janacek's opera "Kat'a Kabanova" premieres in Brno

1921-11-02

Eugene O'Neill's "Anna Christie" premieres in NYC

1921-11-07

Ed Wynn's musical "Perfect Fool" premieres in NYC

1921-11-29

Z Parenteau & Schuyler Green's musical "Kiki" premieres in NYC

1922-01-20

Arthur Honegger's ballet "Skating Rink" premieres, Paris

1922-01-26

Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Pastoral Symphony," premieres in London

1922-02-07

John Willard's "Cat & the Canary," premieres in NYC

1922-02-20

Marc Connelly & George Kaufman's "To the Ladies," premieres in NYC

1922-02-27

G B Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh I/II," premieres in NYC

1922-03-05

"Nosferatu" premieres in Berlin

1922-03-06

GB Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh III/IV" premieres in NYC

1922-03-09

Eugene O'Neill's "Hairy Ape," premieres in NYC

1922-03-13

George Bernard Shaw's "Back to Methusaleh V" premieres in NYC

1922-04-27

Fritz Langs "Dr Mabuse, der Spieler" premieres in Berlin

1922-08-28

Albert von Tilzer & Neville Fleesons musical premieres in NYC

1922-09-20

Goodman & Atteridge's musical "Passing Show," premieres in NYC

1922-09-23

Berthold Brecht's "Drum in the Night" premieres in Germany

1922-10-23

Channing Pollock's "Fool" premieres in NYC

1922-10-31

Karel & Josef Capék's "World We Live In" premieres in NYC

1922-11-13

George Cohan's musical "Little Nellie Kelly" premieres in NYC

1922-11-13

Marc Connelly/George Kaufman's "'49ers" premieres in NYC

1922-11-20

Zoe Akins' "Texas Nightingale" premieres in NYC

1923-02-01

Noel Coward's "Young Idea," premieres in London

1923-02-10

Owen Davis' "Icebound," premieres in NYC

1923-02-19

Jean Sibelius' 6th Symphony, premieres

1923-02-19

Philip Barry's "You & I," premieres in NYC

1923-02-21

Andre Charlot's musical "Rats," premieres in London

1923-03-09

Elmer Rice's "Adding Machine" premieres in NYC

1923-03-16

Hugo von Hofmannsthal's "Der Unbestechliche" premieres in Vienna

1923-04-09

Sean O'Casey's "Shadow of a Gunman" premieres in Dublin

1923-05-30

Howard Hanson's 1st Symphony "Nordic" premieres

1923-09-03

Dorothys Donelly's "Poppy" premieres in NYC

1923-09-04

A Charlot & N Coward's revue "London Calling" premieres in London

1923-09-17

Sutton Vane's "Outward Bound," premieres in London

1923-09-19

Ernst Tollers "Hinkemann," premieres in Leipzig

1923-11-19

Béla Bartòk's "Tancsuite" premieres

1923-12-04

Cecil B DeMille's 1st version of "Ten Commandments" premieres

1923-12-28

George Bernard Shaw's "St Joan," premieres in NYC

1923-12-31

H Tierney/J McCarthy's musical "Kid Boots," premieres in NYC

1924-01-06

Poulenc/Nijinska's ballet "Les Biches," premieres in Monte Carlo

1924-02-04

George Kelly's "Show-Off," premieres in NYC

1924-02-12

George Gershwin's "Rhapsody In Blue" premieres at Aeolian Hall, NYC

1924-02-12

George Kaufman's "Beggar on Horseback," premieres in NYC

1924-03-03

Sean O'Casey's "Juno & the Paycock," premieres in Dublin

1924-03-11

Eden Phillpotts' "Farmer's Wife" premieres in London

1924-03-17

Eugene O'Neill's "Welded" premieres in NYC

1924-04-19

"National Barn Dance" premieres on WLS Chicago

1924-05-08

Arthur Honegger's "Pacifica 231" premieres

1924-09-03

L Stallings & M Anderson's "What Price Glory?" premieres in NYC

1924-10-14

Arnold Schoeberg's opera "Die Gluckliche Hand" premieres in Vienna

1924-12-01

George/Ira Gershwin's musical "Lady Be Good" premieres in NYC

1924-12-14

Respighi's symphony "Pini di Roma" premieres in Paris

1924-12-16

Noel Coward's "Vortex" premieres in London

1924-12-22

Philip Barry's "Youngest" premieres in NYC

1925-01-05

James Gleason & Richard Tabers "Is zat so?" premieres in NYC

1925-01-07

Musical "Big Boy" with Al Jolson premieres in NYC

1925-01-12

John Howard Lawson's "Processional," premieres in NYC

1925-01-14

Alban Berg's atonale opera "Wozzeck," premieres in Berlin

1925-02-08

Kaufman & Berlin's "cocoanuts," premieres in NYC

1925-04-21

Noel Coward's "Fallen Angels" premieres in London

1925-09-23

George Kaufman's "Butter & Egg Man" premieres in NYC

1925-10-21

Sidney Howards "Lucky Sam McGarver" premieres in NYC

1925-11-16

Philip Barry's "In a Garden" premieres in NYC

1925-11-28

Grand Ole Opry premieres as WSM Barn Dance on WSM radio Nashville Tn

1925-12-07

Noel Coward's "Easy Virtue" premieres in NYC

1925-12-21

Eisenstein's movie Battleship Potemkin premieres in Moscow

1925-12-28

George/Ira Gershwin's musical "Tip-Toes," premieres in NYC

1926-01-23

Eugene O'Neill's "Great God Brown," premieres in NYC

1926-03-17

Richard Rodgers & L Hart's musical "Girl Friend" premieres in NYC

1926-04-25

Giacomo Puccini's opera "Turandot" premieres in Milan

1926-05-12

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st Symphony premieres in Leningrad

1926-08-06

Warner Bros premieres Vitaphone sound-on-disc movie system (NY)

1926-09-16

Philip Dunning & George Abbott's "Broadway," premieres in NYC

1926-09-26

JB Fagan's "And So to Bed" premieres in London

1926-10-15

Philip Barry's "White Wings!" premieres in NYC

1926-10-26

Arthur Goodrich's "Caponsacchi" premieres in NYC

1926-11-08

George Gershwin's musical "Oh, Kay" premieres in NYC

1926-11-23

Noel Coward's "This Was a Man" premieres in NYC

1926-11-27

Béla Bartok's ballet "Miraculous Mandarin" premieres in Keulen

1926-11-29

W Somerset Maughams "Constant Wife" premieres in NYC

1926-12-16

Darius Milhauds opera "Le Pauvre Matelot" premieres in Paris

1926-12-20

Sidney Howard's "Silver Cord" premieres in NYC

1926-12-30

Paul Eliot Greens "In Abraham's Bosom," premieres in NYC

1927-01-09

Dmitri Shostakovitch' Octet opus 11, premieres in Moscow

1927-01-10

Fritz Lang's Metropolis premieres

1927-01-26

Maxwell Anderson's "Saturday's Children," premieres in NYC

1927-02-02

Harry Tierney/Joseph McCarthy's "Rio Rita," premieres in NYC

1927-02-16

Noel Coward's "Marquise," premieres in London

1927-02-21

Franz Lehr's opera "Zarewitsch," premieres

1927-03-22

Federico Garcia Lorca's "El Maleficio" premieres in Madrid

1927-04-14

The first Volvo car premieres in Gothenburg, Sweden.

1927-05-05

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st Symphony premieres in Berlin

1927-09-06

Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Good News" premieres in NYC

1927-09-12

Sigmund Romberg's musical "My Maryland," premieres in NYC

1927-10-06

"Jazz Singer," 1st movie with a sound track, premieres (NYC)

1927-11-03

Rodgers & Hart's musical "Connecticut Yankee" premieres in NYC

1927-11-22

George Gershwin's "Funny Face" premieres in NYC

1927-11-28

J McHugh & D Fields' musical "Delmar's Revels" premieres in NYC

1927-12-04

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Symphony premieres in Moscow

1927-12-27

Jerome Kern/Oscar Hammerstein II's "Show Boat" premieres in NYC

1927-12-27

Philip Barry's "Paris Bound" premieres in NYC

1927-12-28

George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Royal Family," premieres in NYC

1928-01-09

Eugene O'Neill's "Marco Millions," premieres in NYC

1928-01-10

G/I Gershwin/Romberg/Wodehouse's musical "Rosalie," premieres in NYC

1928-01-12

Philip Barry & Elmer Rice's "Cock Robin," premieres in NYC

1928-01-23

"Abenteuer of brave Soldier Schwejk" premieres in Berlin

1928-01-30

Eugene O'Neill's "Strange Interlude," premieres in NYC

1928-03-05

Karl Zuckmayer's "Der Hauptmann von Köpenick," premieres in Berlin

1928-03-13

Rudolph Friml's musical "Three Musketeers" premieres in NYC

1928-03-22

Noel Coward's musical "This Year of Grace" premieres in London

1928-04-09

Eugene O'Neill's "Lazarus Laughed" premieres in Pasadena

1928-08-14

Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur's "Front Page," premieres in NYC

1928-08-31

Brecht & Weils "Dreigroschenoper" premieres

1928-09-07

Sophie Treadwell's "Machinal" premieres in NYC

1928-09-15

Stothard, Kalmar & Ruby's musical "Good Boy," premieres in NYC

1928-09-24

Cohan/Lardner's musical "Elmer the Great" premieres in NYC

1928-09-28

Valentin Katayev's "Kvadratura Kruga" premieres in Moscow

1928-10-08

Cole Porter & E Ray Goetz' musical "Paris" premieres in NYC

1928-10-09

Marcel Pagnol's "Topaz" premieres in Paris

1928-10-22

ESL Robinson's "Far-Off Hills" premieres in Dublin

1928-11-02

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 1st Symphony, L Stokovski premieres in Phila

1928-11-08

George & Ira Gershwin's musical "Treasure Girl" premieres in NYC

1928-11-26

Paul Claudel's "Lepdrehumily" premieres in Dresden

1928-11-26

Philip Barry's "Holiday" premieres in NYC

1928-12-04

Walter Donaldson & Gus Kahn's musical "Whoopee" premieres in NYC

1928-12-12

Nichols/Brownes "Wings over Europe" premieres in NYC

1928-12-13

George Gershwin's "An American In Paris" premieres (NYC)

1929-01-07

"Buck Rogers," 1st sci-fi comic strip, premieres

1929-01-09

Buddy DeSylva & Lew Brown's musical "Follow Thru" premieres in NYC

1929-01-10

Elmer Rice's "Street Scene," premieres in NYC

1929-01-21

Robert Sherriff's "Journey's End," premieres in London

1929-02-11

Eugene O'Neill's "Dynamo," premieres in NYC

1929-02-13

Vladimir Mayakofsky's "Klop," premieres in Moscow

1929-03-09

Marcel Pagnol's "Marius" premieres in Paris

1929-03-18

Dmitri Shostakovitch' "The new Babylon" premieres in Leningrad

1929-05-21

Sergei Prokoviev's ballet "Prodigal Son" premieres in Paris

1929-09-18

Preston Sturges' "Strictly Dishonorable," premieres in NYC

1929-10-09

G Kaufman & R Lardner's musical "June Moon" premieres in NYC

1929-10-11

Sean O'Casey's "Silver Tassle" premieres in London

1929-11-04

John Baldridge' "Berkeley Square" premieres in NYC

1929-11-08

Jean Giraudoux' "Amphitryon '38" premieres in Paris

1929-12-30

Cole Porter's musical "Wake Up & Dream," premieres in NYC

1930-01-07

Edwin Justus Mayer's "Children of Darkness," premieres in NYC

1930-01-18

Shostakovitch' opera "The Nose," premieres in Leningrad

1930-01-30

Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Banya," premieres in Leningrad

1930-02-01

Arnold Schönbergs opera, Von heute auf Morgen premieres in Frankfurt

1930-02-18

Luigi Pirandello's "Come Tu Mi Vuoi," premieres in Milan

1930-02-18

Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's "Simple Simon," premieres in NYC

1930-02-21

Marc Connelly's "Green Pastures," premieres in NYC

1930-04-01

"Blue Angel" starring unknown Marlene Dietrich premieres in America

1930-04-14

Philip Barry's "Hotel Universe" premieres in NYC

1930-04-21

Vladimir Mayakovsky's "Moskva Golid" premieres in Moscow

1930-09-24

G Kaufman & M Hart's "Once in a Lifetime" premieres in NY

1930-09-24

Noel Coward's "Private Lives" premieres in London

1930-09-25

Zoe Akins' "Greeks Had a Word for it" premieres in NYC

1930-10-14

George Gershwin/Walter Donaldsons musical premieres in NYC

1930-10-22

Blake & Razaf's "Lew Leslie's Blackbirds of 1930" premieres in NYC

1930-10-26

Dmitri Sjostakovitch' ballet "Zolotoy Vyek" premieres in Leningrad

1930-11-08

Friedrich Wolf's "Die Matrosen von Cattaro" premieres in Berlin

1930-11-13

WA Drake's "Grand Hotel" premieres in NYC

1930-11-17

Musical "Sweet & Low" with Fanny Brice premieres in NYC

1930-11-18

Musical "Smiles" with Bob Hope and Fred Astaire premieres in NYC

1930-11-28

Howard Hanson's 2nd Symphony "Romantic" premieres

1930-12-03

Richard Rodgers/L Hart's musical "Evergreen" premieres in London

1930-12-08

Cole Porter's musical "NYCers" premieres in NYC

1930-12-24

F Garcia Lorca's "La Zapatera Prodigiosa" premieres in Madrid

1931-01-26

Lynn Riggs' "Green Grow the Lilacs," premieres in NYC

1931-01-30

Charlie Chaplin's "City Lights" premieres at Los Angeles Theater

1931-01-31

Philip Barry's "Tomorrow & Tomorrow," premieres in NYC

1931-02-07

US opera, "Peter Ibbetson," by Deems Taylor premieres at Met Opera NYC

1931-02-10

Richard Rodgers/Lorenz Harts premieres in NYC

1931-04-08

Dmitri Shostakovitch's ballet "The Arrow" premieres

1931-05-08

Operette "Land of Smiles" premieres in London

1931-09-17

Operetta "Victoria & Her Husband," premieres in London

1931-10-05

Paul Green's "House of Connelly," premieres in NYC

1931-10-10

William Waltons "Belshazzar's Feast" premieres in Leeds

1931-10-13

Musical "Everybody's Welcome" with T/J Dorsey premieres in NYC

1931-10-13

Noel Cowards "Cavalcade" premieres in London

1931-10-26

Eugene O'Neill's "Mourning Becomes Electra" premieres in NYC

1931-11-02

Warren, Dixon & Young's musical "Laugh Parade" premieres in NYC

1931-11-04

Jean Genet's "Judith" premieres in Paris

1931-11-12

Sibelius/Ashton's ballet "Lady of Shalott" premieres in London

1931-11-22

Ferde Grofe's "Grand Canyon Suite" premieres

1931-12-09

Benn W Levy's "Springtime for Henry" premieres in NYC

1931-12-26

George/Ira Gershwin's "Of Thee I Sing," premieres in NYC

1932-01-12

Philip Barry's "Animal Kingdom," premieres in NYC

1932-02-15

John Van Druten's "There's Always Juliet," premieres in NYC

1932-02-17

Irving Berlin's musical "Face the Music," premieres in NYC

1932-04-04

George Bernard Shaw's "Too True to be Good" premieres in NYC

1932-04-12

Emmanuel Chabriers & Balanchines ballet premieres in Monte Carlo

1932-04-14

Bizet, Massine & Mira's "Jeux d'Enfants" premieres in Monte Carlo

1932-04-25

Rose Franken's "Another Language" premieres in NYC

1932-04-26

Jean Anouilh's "L'Ermine" premieres in Paris

1932-05-02

Jack Benny's 1st radio show premieres (NBC Blue Network)

1932-09-29

"Bill of Divorcement" premieres at the Mayfair

1932-10-10

"Betty & Bob" premieres on radio

1932-10-22

George Kaufman & Edna Ferbers "Dinner at 8" premieres in NYC

1932-10-23

"Fred Allen Show" premieres on radio

1932-11-29

Cole Porters musical "Gay Divorcee" premieres in NYC

1932-12-12

S N Behrman's "Biography" premieres in NYC

1933-01-24

Noel Coward's "Design for Living," premieres in NYC

1933-02-02

Ucicky's "Rotten Morning," premieres in Berlin

1933-02-20

Sidney Howard's "Alien Corn," premieres in NYC

1933-02-27

Jean Genet's "Intermezzo," premieres in Paris

1933-03-02

"King Kong," premieres at Radio City Music Hall & RKO Roxy NYC

1933-03-04

Henderson, DeSylva & Brown's "Strike Me Pink" premieres in NYC

1933-03-06

Maxwell Anderson's "Both your Houses" premieres in NYC

1933-05-24

Dmitri Shostakovitch's Preludes premieres in Moscow

1933-07-01

Strauss & von Hofmannsthal's opera "Arabella," premieres in Dresden

1933-09-26

Sidney Kingsley's "Men in White" premieres in NYC

1933-09-30

Berlin/Hart/Heyman/Myers ballet "As Thousands Cheer," premieres in NYC

1933-10-02

Eugene O'Neill's comedy "Ah, Wilderness" premieres in NYC

1933-10-13

JDJ Boularan's "Tovarich" premieres in Paris

1933-10-24

Langston Hughes' "Mulatto" premieres in NYC

1933-12-04

Jack Kirkland's "Tobacco Road" premieres in NYC

1934-01-04

1st Dutch talkie movie, Jan Teunissen's "Willem of Orange," premieres

1934-01-08

Jaap Speyers "Bluejackets" premieres in Amsterdam

1934-01-18

Eugene O'Neill's "Days Without End," premieres in NYC

1934-01-22

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' opera "Lady MacBeth," premieres in Leningrad

1934-02-10

Howard Hanson's "Merry Mount," premieres in NYC

1934-02-10

Thomson/Gertrude Steins opera premieres in NYC

1934-03-06

Sidney Howard & Paul de Kruif's "Yellowjacket" premieres in NYC

1934-03-12

Paul Hindemith's "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Berlin

1934-05-25

Béla Bartòk's "Enchanted Deer" premieres

1934-08-27

Arlen, Ira Gershwin & Harburgs musical premieres in NYC

1934-09-09

G Kaufman & M Hart's "Merrily We Roll Along," premieres in NYC

1934-09-25

John Van Druten's "Distaff Side" premieres in NYC

1934-10-14

"Lux Radio Theatre" premieres

1934-10-17

"The Aldrich Family" premieres on radio

1934-11-20

Lillian Hellman's "Children's Hour" premieres in NYC

1934-11-24

SN Behrman's "Rain from Heaven" premieres in NYC

1934-12-08

Friedrich Wolf's "Professor Mamlock" premieres in Zurich

1934-12-25

Samson Raphaelson's "Accent on Youth" premieres in NYC

1934-12-27

Vernon Duke & James Hanley's musical premieres in NYC

1934-12-29

Federico Garcia Lorca's "Yerma," premieres in Madrid

1935-01-07

Zoe Akins' "Old Maid," premieres in NYC

1935-01-15

Clifford Odets' "Waiting for Lefty," premieres in NYC

1935-02-01

1st "March of Time" newsreel premieres at the Capitol

1935-02-19

Clifford Odets' "Awake & Sing," premieres in NYC

1935-03-21

Jean Anouilh's "Y avait un presonnier" premieres in Paris

1935-04-08

Bartoks 5th String quartet premieres in Wash DC

1935-04-10

Vaughan Williams' 4th Symphony premieres in London

1935-09-25

Maxwell Anderson's "Winterset" premieres in NYC

1935-09-30

Gershwin's "Porgy & Bess" premieres in Boston

1935-10-12

Cole Porters musical "Jubilee," premieres in NYC

1935-10-28

Sidney Kingsley's "Dead End" premieres in NYC

1935-11-01

TS Eliot's "Murder in the Cathedral" premieres in London

1935-11-16

Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Hart's musical "Jumbo" premieres in NYC

1935-11-21

Jean Giraudoux' "La Guerre de Troie n'Aura" premieres in Paris

1936-01-09

Noel Coward's "Astonished Heart," premieres in London

1936-02-17

SN Behrmann's "End of Summer," premieres in NYC

1936-04-11

Rodgers & Hart's musical "On Your Toes" premieres in NYC

1936-05-02

"Peter & the Wolf" premieres in Moscow

1936-05-12

Ralph Vaughan Williams' "Poisoned Kiss" premieres in London

1936-06-09

Page Miss Glory (1936), premieres in USA

1936-10-11

"Professor Quiz" first radio quiz show premieres

1936-11-06

Terence Rattigan's "French Without Tears" premieres in London

1936-11-24

Noel Coward's "Tonight at 8:30" premieres in NYC

1936-12-16

John Monks/Fred Finklehoff's "Brother Rat" premieres in NYC

1937-01-09

Maxwell Anderson's "High Tor" premieres in NYC

1937-01-25

Soap Opera "Guiding Light" premieres on radio

1937-02-08

Maxwell Anderson's "Masque of Kings," premieres in NYC

1937-02-16

Jean Anouilh's "Le Voyageur Sans Baggage," premieres in Paris

1937-02-26

C Isherwood/WH Auden's "Ascent of F6," premieres in London

1937-05-19

John Murray/Allen Boretz's "Room Service" premieres in NYC

1937-07-10

Dutch Django Reinhardts "Quintette, premieres in du Hot Club"

1937-07-19

Joris Ivens' "Spanish Earth" premieres in Hollywood

1937-10-07

Johan Wagenaar's "Feestmars" premieres in Amsterdam

1937-10-21

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony premieres

1937-11-21

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 5th Symphony premieres in Lenningrad

1937-11-23

Clifford Odets' "Golden Boy" premieres in NYC

1937-11-23

John Steinbeck's "Of Mice & Men" premieres in NYC

1937-12-21

1st feature-length color & sound cartoon premieres (Snow White)

1937-12-21

The first full-length cel animated feature film and the earliest in the Walt Disney Animated Classics series, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs", premieres at the Carthay Circle Theatre

1938-01-10

Jean Anouilh's "La Sauvage," premieres in Paris

1938-01-10

Paul Vincent Carroll's "White Seed," premieres in NYC

1938-01-22

"Our Town," Thornton Wilder's Pulitzer-winner of small-town life in Grover's Corners, NH, premieres (NJ)

1938-01-25

Ian Hay's "Bachelor Born," premieres in NYC

1938-02-03

Paul Osborn's "On Borrowed Time," premieres in NYC

1938-03-16

Noel Coward's musical "Operette" premieres in London

1938-04-13

Clifford Goldsmith' "What a Life" premieres in NYC

1938-05-08

Stravinsky's "Dumbarton Oaks" premieres in Washington, DC

1938-05-28

Hindemiths opera "Mathis der Maler" premieres in Zurich

1938-07-21

Paul Hindemith & Leonide Massines ballet premieres in London

1938-09-20

Dmitri Shostakovitch's Suite for jazz orchestra, premieres

1938-09-20

Emlyn Williams' "Corn is Green," premieres in London

1938-09-28

Clare Boothe's "Boys Goodbye" premieres in NYC

1938-10-08

G Kaufman & Moss Hart's "Fabulous Invalid" premieres in NYC

1938-10-09

Aaron Copland's & Eugene Loring's ballet "Billy the Kid" premieres in Chicago

1938-10-15

Robert Sherwoods "Abe Lincoln in Illinois" premieres in NYC

1938-11-24

Clifford Odets' "Rocket to the Moon" premieres in NYC

1938-12-07

Philip Barry's "Here Come the Clowns" premieres in NYC

1939-01-20

Charles Ives' 1st Sonate "Concord," premieres

1939-01-21

George Kaufman & Moss Hart's "American Way," premieres in NYC

1939-02-15

Lillian Hellman's "Little Foxes," premieres in NYC

1939-02-24

Roy Harris' 3rd Symphony, premieres in Boston

1939-03-08

Lenore Coffee & William Joyce Cowan's "Family Portrait" premieres

1939-03-28

Philip Barry's "Philadelphia Story" premieres in NYC

1939-04-13

W Saroyan's "My Heart's in the Highlands" premieres in NYC

1939-04-17

SN Behrman's "No Time for Comedy" premieres in NYC

1939-08-03

Jean Genet's "Ondine" premieres in Paris

1939-08-15

"The Wizard of Oz", premieres at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, Hollywood, stars Judy Garland (Dorothy), Ray Bolger (Scarecrow), Jack Haley (Tin Man), Bert Lahr (Cowardly Lion), Frank Morgan (Wizard), Billie Burke (Glinda), and Margaret Hamilton (Wicked Witch).

1939-08-28

Sammy Fain/Jack Yellen's musical "George White's Scandals" premieres

1939-10-11

Gertrude Lawrence's "Skylark" premieres in NYC

1939-10-18

R Rodgers & Lorenz Harts "Too Many Girls," premieres in NYC

1939-10-25

George Kaufman/Moss Hart's "Man Who Came to Dinner" premieres in NYC

1939-10-25

William Saroyan's "Time of Your Life" premieres in NYC

1939-11-03

Clare Booth's "Margin for Error" premieres in NYC

1939-11-08

H Lindsay & R Crouse' "Life with Father" premieres in NYC

1939-11-09

"Ninotchka," with Greta Garbo premieres

1939-11-17

Jerome Kern/Hammerstein II's "Very Warm for May" premieres in NYC

1939-11-27

Maxwell Anderson's "Key Largo" premieres in NYC

1939-11-30

Paul Osborn's "Mornings at 7" premieres in NYC

1939-12-03

Dmitri Shostakovich's 6th Symphony premieres

1939-12-06

Cole Porter's musical "Du Barry was a Lady" premieres in NYC

1939-12-07

William Walton's violinist concert premieres in Cleveland

1939-12-15

"Gone With the Wind" premieres in Atlanta

1940-01-09

J Thurber & E Nugent's "Male Animal," premieres in NYC

1940-01-11

Sergei Prokofiev's ballet Romeo & Juliet premieres in Leningrad

1940-01-30

Benjamin Britten's "Lesson Illuminations" premieres in London

1940-01-31

C Turney & J Horwin's "My Dear Children," premieres in NYC

1940-02-07

Walt Disney's 2nd feature-length movie, "Pinocchio," premieres (NYC)

1940-02-08

Lewis & Hamilton's musical "Two for the Show," premieres in NYC

1940-04-04

R Rodgers/Lorenz Hart's "Higher & Higher" premieres in NYC

1940-04-16

Heitor Villa-Lobos' opera "Izaht" premieres in Rio de Janeiro

1940-04-29

Robert Sherwood's "There Shall be No Night" premieres in NYC

1940-05-28

Irving Berlin's musical "Louisiana Purchase" premieres in NYC

1940-06-28

"Quiz Kids?" premieres on radio

1940-09-18

Elmer Harris' "Johnny Belinda," premieres in NYC

1940-10-18

Kaufman & Harts "George Washington Slept Here," premieres in NYC

1940-10-25

Duke, Latouche & Felter's musical premieres in NYC

1940-10-30

Cole Porters musical "Panama Hattie" premieres in New York City

1940-11-07

Stravinsky's Symfonie in C premieres in Chicago

1940-12-23

John Van Druten's "Old Acquaintance" premieres in NYC

1940-12-25

Richard Rodgers & Lorenz Harts "Pal Joey" premieres in NYC

1940-12-26

JA Fields/J Chodorov's "My Sister Eileen," premieres in NYC

1941-01-03

Sergei Rachmaninov's "Symphonic Dances" premieres in Philadelphia

1941-01-10

Joseph Kesselring's "Arsenic & Old Lace," premieres in NYC

1941-01-20

Bela Bartok's 6th string quartet, premieres in NYC

1941-02-22

Paul Creston's 1st Symphony, premieres

1941-02-22

Roy Harris' "Ballad of a Railroad Man," premieres

1941-03-24

Richard Wright & Paul Green's "Native Son" premieres in NYC

1941-04-01

Lillian Hellman's "Watch on the Rhine" premieres in NYC

1941-04-03

Walton's overture "Scapino" premieres in Chicago

1941-04-19

B Brecht's "Mutter Courage und ihre Kinder" premieres in Zurich

1941-05-01

"Citizen Kane", directed & starring Orson Welles, premieres in NY

1941-07-02

Noel Coward's "Blithe Spirit" premieres in London

1941-10-01

H Martin/R Blane's musical "Best Foot Forward" premieres in NYC

1941-10-22

Maxwell Anderson's "Candle in the Wind" premieres in NYC

1941-10-29

Cole Porter's musical "Let's Face It" premieres in New York City

1941-11-17

Virgil Thomson's 2nd Symphony, premieres

1941-11-18

Jerome Chodorov/Joseph Fields' "Junior Miss" premieres in NYC

1941-12-05

Patrick Hamilton's "Angel Street" premieres in NYC

1941-12-21

David Diamond's 1st Symphony premieres

1942-01-24

Musical "Star & Garter," premieres in NYC

1942-02-08

Stravinsky's "Danses Concertantes," premieres in Los Angeles

1942-03-01

J Milton Cage Jr's "Imaginary Landscape No 3," premieres in Chicago

1942-03-05

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony, premieres in Siberia

1942-04-08

A Schoenberg & Tudor's ballet "Pillar of Fire" premieres in NYC

1942-06-29

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 7th Symphony premieres

1942-07-19

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 7th Symphony premieres in USA

1942-07-24

Irving Berlin's musical "This is the Army" premieres in NYC

1942-10-07

Maxwell Andersons "Eve of St Mark" premieres in NYC

1942-10-16

Aaron Copland/de Milles ballet "Rodeo," premieres in NYC

1942-11-10

Philip Barry's "Without Love" premieres in NYC

1942-11-18

Thornton Wilders "Skin of our Teeth," premieres in NYC

1942-11-26

"Casablanca" premieres at Hollywood Theatre, NYC

1943-01-29

Sidney Kingsley's "Patriots," premieres in NYC

1943-02-04

Bertolt Brecht's "Der gute Mensch von Sezuan," premieres in Zurich

1943-03-03

F Ryerson & Cohn Claues' "Harriet," premieres in NYC

1943-03-17

F Hugh Herbert's "Kiss & Tell" premieres in NYC

1943-03-30

Rodgers & Hammerstein's "Oklahoma!" premieres in NYC

1943-04-14

James Gow & A d'Usseau's "Tomorrow the World" premieres in NYC

1943-04-29

Noel Coward's "Present Laughter" premieres in London

1943-04-30

Noel Coward's "This Happy Breed" premieres in London

1943-08-09

Bertolt Brecht's "Leben des Galilei" premieres in Zurich

1943-08-11

Richard Strauss' 2nd Horn Concert, premieres

1943-10-07

Weill/Perelman/Nash' musical "One Touch of Venus" premieres in NYC

1943-11-03

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th Symphony premieres in Moscow

1943-12-03

Howard Hanson's 4th Symphony premieres

1943-12-08

John Van Druten's "Voice of the Turtle" premieres in NYC

1943-12-24

Terence Rattigan's "While the Sun Shines" premieres in London

1944-01-23

Arnold Schoenberg's "Ode to Napoleon," premieres in NYC

1944-01-28

Leonard Bernstein's "Jeremiah," premieres in Pittsburgh

1944-02-02

Edward Chodorov's "Decision," premieres in NYC

1944-02-04

Jean Anouilh's "Antigone," premieres in Paris

1944-02-20

Batman & Robin comic strip premieres in newspapers

1944-02-21

"War As It Happens" news show premieres on NBC TV (NYC only)

1944-03-19

Tippett's oratorium "Child of Our Time" premieres in London

1944-04-02

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 8th Symphony premieres in NY

1944-04-12

Lillian Hellman's "Searching Wind" premieres in NYC

1944-04-18

Leonard Bernstein & Jerome Robbins' ballet premieres in NYC

1944-05-27

Jean-Paul Sartres' "Huis Clos" premieres in Paris

1944-08-13

Jackie Gleason-Les Tremayne show premieres on NBC radio

1944-08-21

Grieg/Work/Forest's musical "Song of Norway" premieres in NYC

1944-08-30

Philip Yordan's "Anna Lucasta" premieres in NYC

1944-10-05

Harold Arlen/ET Harburgs musical premieres in NYC

1944-10-08

Samuel Barber's "Capricorn Concerto" premieres

1944-10-19

John Van Druten's "I Remember Mama," premieres in NYC

1944-10-21

Walter Piston's "Fugue for a Victory Tune" premieres in NYC

1944-10-30

Aaron Copland's "Appalachian Spring" premieres in Washinton DC

1944-11-01

Mary Coyle Chase's "Harvey" premieres in NYC

1944-12-01

Béla Bartòk's Concerto for orchestra, premieres

1944-12-01

Prokofjev's 8th Piano sonata, premieres

1944-12-13

Norman Krasna's "Dear Ruth" premieres in NYC

1944-12-20

Terence Rattigan's "O Mistress Mine" premieres in London

1944-12-26

Tennessee Williams' play "Glass Menagerie," premieres in Chicago

1944-12-28

Leonard Bernstein's musical "On the Town," premieres in NYC

1945-01-03

John Patrick's "Hasty Heart," premieres in NYC

1945-01-13

Prokofchev's 5th Symphony premieres in Moscow

1945-01-27

S Romberg, H&D Fields' musical premieres in NYC

1945-03-06

Federico Garcia Lorca's "La Casa" premieres in Buenos Aires

1945-03-31

Tennessee Williams' "Glass Menagerie" premieres in NYC

1945-04-10

William Schuman & Antony Tudors ballet premieres in NYC

1945-04-21

Ivor Novello's "Perchance to Dream" premieres in London

1945-06-05

Benjamin Britten's opera "Peter Grimes" premieres in London

1945-06-06

"Free People" premieres in Amsterdam

1945-06-09

"Gruesome Twosome" premieres in USA

1945-08-22

Noel Coward's revue "Sigh no More" premieres in London

1945-10-05

"Meet the Press" premieres on radio

1945-11-14

H Lindsay & R Crouse's "State of the Union" premieres in NYC

1945-11-18

Arnold Schoenberg's Prelude for orchestra & mixed choir, premieres

1945-11-20

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 9th Symphony under J Mravinski premieres

1945-11-21

Benjamin Britten's 2nd String quartet in C premieres

1945-12-14

Elmer Rice' "Dream Girl" premieres in NYC

1945-12-19

Jean Giraudoux' "La Folle de Chaillot" premieres in Paris

1945-12-21

Gould/Comden/Green's "Billion Dollar Baby" premieres in NYC

1945-12-23

Frederick Astons "Cinderella" premieres in London

1945-12-27

Arthur Laurent's "Home of the Brave" premieres in NYC

1946-01-12

Edouardo de Filippo's "Questi Fantasmi!," premieres in Rome

1946-01-25

Richard Strauss' "Metamorphosis," premieres in Zurich

1946-02-04

Garson Kanin's "Born Yesterday," premieres in NYC

1946-02-08

Béla Bartók's 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Philadelphia, PA, US

1946-02-27

4th "Road" film, "Road to Utopia" premieres (NYC)

1946-03-07

Max Frisch' "Santa Cruz" premieres in Zurich

1946-04-18

Rome/Auerbach/Horwitt's musical "Call Me Mister" premieres in NYC

1946-04-25

Christopher Fry's "Phoenix too Frequent" premieres in London

1946-05-09

1st hour long entertainment TV show, "NBC's Hour Glass" premieres

1946-05-14

Paul Hindemith's "For Those We Love" premieres

1946-05-16

Musical "Annie Get Your Gun" starring Ethel Merman premieres in NYC

1946-05-26

Darius Milhauds 3rd Concert for piano/orchestra premieres in Prague

1946-07-12

Benjamin Britten's "Rape of Lucretia" premieres in Glyndebourne

1946-08-17

Arthur Honegger's 3rd Symphony "Liturgique" premieres

1946-09-06

Terence Rattigan's "The Winslow Boy" premieres in London

1946-10-07

Charles Ives' 2nd string quartet premieres

1946-10-09

Eugene O'Neill's "The Iceman Cometh" premieres in NYC

1946-10-10

Max Frisch' "Die Chinesische Mauer" premieres in Zurich

1946-10-18

Aaron Copland's 3rd Symphony premieres

1946-11-08

Jean-Paul Sartre's "La Putain Respecteuse" premieres in Paris

1946-11-20

Lillian Hellman's "Another Part of the Forest" premieres in NYC

1946-12-19

Noel Cowards musical "Pacific 1860" premieres in London

1946-12-20

Darius Milhaud's 2nd Symphony, premieres

1946-12-21

Frank Capra's "It's a Wonderful Life" premieres

1946-12-21

Morton Gould's "Minstrel Show" premieres in Indianapolis

1947-01-09

Roger Sessions' 2nd Symphony, premieres in SF

1947-01-21

Arthur Honegger's 4th Symphony premieres in Basel

1947-01-29

Arthur Miller's "All My Sons," premieres in NYC

1947-02-16

Morton Gould's 3rd Symphony, premieres

1947-02-18

Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Telephone," premieres in NYC

1947-04-02

Carlo Terron's "Il diamente del profeta" premieres in Rome

1947-05-02

Eugene O'Neill's "Moon for the Misbegotten" premieres in NYC

1947-05-07

"Kraft Television Theater" premieres on NBC

1947-10-01

William Wister Haines' "Command Decision" premieres in NYC

1947-10-09

Julie Styne & Sam Cohn's musical "High Button Shoes" premieres in NYC for 727 performances

1947-10-10

Rodgers & Hammerstein's musical "Allegro" premieres at Majestic Theater NYC for 318 performances

1947-10-13

"Kukla, Fran & Ollie" premieres

1947-10-20

Robinson Jeffer's "Medea," premieres in NYC

1947-10-27

"You Bet Your Life" with Groucho Marx premieres on ABC radio

1947-10-30

Darius Milhauds 3rd Symphony "Hymnus Ambrosianus," premieres in Paris

1947-12-03

Tennessee Williams' "Streetcar Named Desire" premieres in NYC

1948-01-09

Walter Piston's 3rd Symphony in E, premieres in Boston

1948-01-13

1st country music TV show, Midwestern Hayride, premieres on WLW Cin

1948-02-05

"Nature of Things" science show premieres on NBC prime time

1948-03-21

"Stop the Music" with Bert Parks premieres on ABC radio

1948-05-24

Benjamin Britten's "Beggar's Opera" premieres in Cambridge

1948-06-08

"Milton Berle Show" premieres on NBC TV

1948-06-20

"Toast of the Town" hosted by Ed Sullivan premieres on CBS-TV

1948-07-26

"Babe Ruth Story" premieres, Babe Ruth's last public appearance

1948-07-30

Professional wrestling premieres on prime-time network TV (DuMont)

1948-09-21

"Texaco Star Theater" with Milton Berle premieres on NBC-TV

1948-10-24

Francis Poulenc's "Sinfonietta" premieres

1948-10-27

Albert Camus' "L'etat de Siege" premieres in Paris

1948-11-28

"Hopalong Cassidy" premieres on TV

1949-01-03

"Colgate Theater" dramatic anthology series premieres on NBC TV

1949-01-10

1st Jewish family show "Goldbergs" premieres on CBS

1949-01-12

"Arthur Godfrey & His Friends" premieres on CBS TV

1949-01-18

"They Stand Accused" courtroom drama premieres on CBS (later DuMont)

1949-02-15

Dmitri Shostakovitch' "Song of the Woods," premieres in Leningrad

1949-03-23

Sidney Kingsley's "Detective Story," premieres in NYC

1949-04-25

Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Romulus der Grosse" premieres in Basel

1949-07-02

"Red Barber's Clubhouse" sports show premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV

1949-07-07

"Dragnet" premieres on NBC radio; also a TV series in 1951 & 1967

1949-07-09

Benjamin Britten's Jump Symphony premieres

1949-09-01

1st network detective series-Private Eyes-premieres

1949-09-15

"Lone Ranger" premieres on ABC-TV

1949-10-30

Kurt Weill & Maxwell Anderson's musical premieres in NYC

1949-11-04

"One Man's Family" premieres on TV

1949-12-08

Jule Styne's "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes" premieres in NYC

1949-12-15

Albert Camus' "Les Justes" premieres in Paris

1949-12-20

Maurice Ravel/John Cranko's ballet "Beauty & the Beast" premieres

1950-01-05

Carson McCuller's "Member of the Wedding," premieres in NYC

1950-01-18

Christopher Fry's "Venus Observed," premieres in London

1950-01-21

T. S. Eliot's "Cocktail Party," premieres in NYC

1950-01-30

"Robert Montgomery Presents" dramatic anthology premieres on NBC TV

1950-02-15

WM Inge's "Come Back, Little Sheba," premieres in NYC

1950-02-25

"Your Show of Shows" with Sid Caesar & Imogene Coca premieres on NBC Writers include Mel Brooks, Neil Simon & Woody Allen

1950-02-26

Leonard Bernstein's "Age of Anxiety," premieres in NYC

1950-05-02

Carlo Terrons "Giuditta" premieres in Milan

1950-05-09

Norman Dello Joco's premieres in Bronxville

1950-05-11

Eugene Ionesco's "La Cantatrice Chauve" premieres in Paris

1950-05-12

Darius Milhauds opera "Bolivar" premieres in Paris

1950-07-10

"Your Hit Parade" premieres on NBC (later CBS) TV

1950-07-20

"Arthur Murray Party" premieres on ABC TV (later DuMont, CBS, NBC)

1950-08-10

"Sunset Boulevard", starring William Holden and Gloria Swanson, premieres at Radio City Music Hall

1950-10-25

Jean Anouilh's "La Repetition, ou L'Amour Pani" premieres in Paris

1950-10-27

Paul Creston's 3rd Symphony "Triumph of St Joan" premieres

1950-10-30

David Diamond's 3rd Symphony, premieres

1950-11-07

Carlo Terron's "Processo Agli Innocenti" premieres in Milan

1950-11-10

Clifford Odet's "Country Girl" premieres in NYC

1950-11-23

Howard Swanson's "Short Symphony" premieres

1950-12-11

Hindemiths Concerto for clarinet, premieres

1950-12-20

"Harvey" starring James Stewart premieres in NY

1950-12-21

Cole Porte's musical "Out of this World" premieres at New Century Theater NYC for 157 perfs

1951-01-02

Philip Barry's "Second Threshold," premieres in NYC

1951-01-09

Life After Tomorrow, 1st film to receive an "X" rating, premieres

1951-02-03

Tennessee Williams' "Rose Tattoo," premieres in NYC

1951-03-07

Lillian Hellman's "Autumn Garden" premieres in NYC

1951-04-03

Christopher Fry's "Sleep of Prisoners" premieres in Oxford

1951-05-23

Peter Ustinov's "Love of Four Colonels" premieres in London

1951-05-26

Vaughan Williams' "Pilgrim's Progress" premieres in London

1951-06-22

Gene Rayburn & Dee Finch show premieres on NBC radio

1951-06-28

"Amos 'n' Andy" premieres on CBS TV

1951-07-02

"Bob & Ray show" premieres on NBC radio

1951-09-11

Stravinsky's opera "Rake's Progress," premieres in Venice

1951-10-24

Jan de Hartog's "Four Poster" premieres in NYC

1951-11-18

"See it Now" premieres on TV

1951-11-28

John Van Druten's "I am a Camera" premieres in NYC

1951-12-01

Benjamin Britten's opera "Billy Budd" premieres in London

1951-12-04

Aaron Copland's/Robbins' "Pied Piper" premieres in NYC

1951-12-05

"Dragnet" premieres

1952-01-03

"Dragnet" with Jack Webb premieres on NBC TV

1952-01-10

Jean Anouilh's "La valse des toréadors," premieres in Paris

1952-01-14

"Today Show" premieres with Dave Garroway & Jack Lescoulie on NBC-TV

1952-01-30

Paul Creston's 4th Symphony, premieres

1952-02-01

SN Behrman's "Jane," premieres in NYC

1952-03-05

Terence Rattigan's "Deep Blue Sea," premieres in London

1952-03-26

F Durrenmatt's "Die Ehe des Herrn Mississippi" premieres in Munich

1952-04-22

Eugene Ionesco's "Les Chaises" premieres in NYC

1952-05-30

Darius Milhaud's "West Point Suite" premieres

1952-09-12

Noel Coward's "Quadrille," premieres in London

1952-10-15

Arthur Laurent's "Time of the Cuckoo" premieres in NYC

1952-11-06

Dmitri Shostakovitch's cantata "About our Fatherland" premieres

1952-11-20

George Axelrod's "Seven Year Itch" premieres in NYC

1952-11-26

1st modern 3-D movie "Bwana Devil" premieres in Hollywood

1953-01-01

Ernest Blochs "Suite Hebraique," premieres

1953-01-05

Samuel Beckett's "En Attendant Godot," premieres in Paris

1953-01-14

Vaughan William's "Sinfonia Antartica," premieres in Manchester

1953-01-22

Arthur Miller's "Crucible," premieres in NYC

1953-01-29

1st movie in Cinemascope (The Robe) premieres

1953-02-01

"General Electric Theater" premieres on CBS TV; Ronald Reagan later hosts

1953-02-01

"You Are There" with Walter Cronkite premieres on CBS television

1953-02-09

"Adventures of Superman" TV series premieres in syndication

1953-02-11

J Styne/B Hilliard's musical "Hazel Flagg," premieres in NYC

1953-02-19

William Inge's "Picnic," premieres in NYC

1953-03-19

Tennessee Williams' "Camino Real" premieres in NYC

1953-04-09

Warner Brothers premieres the first 3-D film, entitled House of Wax.

1953-09-29

"Make Room for Daddy" starring Danny Thomas, premieres on ABC-TV

1953-09-29

Milton Berle Show premieres

1953-09-30

Robert Anderson's "Tea & Sympathy" premieres in NYC

1953-10-15

John Patrick's "Teahouse of the Red Moon" premieres in NYC

1953-11-05

Terence Rattigan's "Sleeping Prince" premieres in London

1953-11-06

Masao Oki's symphony "Atomic Bomb" premieres

1953-11-13

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 4th String Quartet premieres

1953-12-17

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 10th Symphony premieres in Leningrad

1954-01-02

Herman Wouks "Caine Mutiny," premieres in NYC

1954-01-04

Soap Opera "The Brighter Day" premieres

1954-01-14

Sandy Wilson's musical "Boyfriend," premieres in London

1954-01-20

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' "Concertino opus 94," premieres

1954-01-29

Arnold Schoenberg's "De Profundis," premieres in Cologne

1954-02-01

1st TV soap opera "Secret Storm" premieres

1954-03-15

"CBS Morning Show" premieres with Walter Cronkite & Jack Paar

1954-04-30

Darius Milhauds 4th Concert for piano/orch premieres in Haifa

1954-05-30

Hector Villa-Lobos' "Odisseia de Uma Raca" premieres

1954-07-28

Ernest Blochs 4th string quartet premieres

1954-08-24

William Heatherton's "Reluctant Debutante" premieres in London

1954-09-14

Benjamin Britten's opera 'Turn of the Screw' premieres in Venice

1954-09-20

Los Stravinsky's "In Memoriam Dylan Thomas," premieres in Angeles

1954-09-24

Tonight Show premieres on NBC (Johnny takes over 8 years later)

1954-09-27

Steve Allen's "Tonight Show" premieres

1954-09-29

"Barefoot Contessa" starring Ava Gardner premieres at the Capitol

1954-09-29

"Star is Born" starring Judy Garland & James Mason premieres

1954-10-03

"Father Knows Best" premieres

1954-10-13

RP Smith/M Shulman's "Tender Trap" premieres in NYC

1954-10-21

Dorothy Parker/Arnaud d'Usseau's "Ladies of the Corridor" premieres

1954-10-26

Walt Disney's 1st television program, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC

1954-10-27

Walt Disney's 1st TV show, "Disneyland", premieres on ABC

1954-10-28

N Richard Nash' "Rainmaker" premieres in NYC

1954-12-03

Samuel Barber's "Prayers of Kierkegaard" premieres

1954-12-03

William Walton's opera "Troilus & Cressida" premieres in London

1954-12-08

Maxwell Anderson's "Bad Seed," premieres in NYC

1954-12-27

Gian Carlo Menotti's opera "Saint," premieres in NYC

1954-12-30

Harold Arlen/Truman Capotes musical premieres in NYC

1955-01-02

1st "Bob Cummings Show" premieres on NBC (later on CBS)

1955-01-14

Heitor Villa-Lobos' 8th Symphony, premieres in Phila

1955-01-15

D Shostakovitch' "From Jewish Folk Poetry," premieres in Leningrad

1955-01-19

"Millionaire" TV program premieres on CBS

1955-03-02

William Inge's "Bus Stop," premieres in NYC

1955-04-21

J Lawrence & R E Lee's "Inherit the Wind" premieres in NYC

1955-06-07

"$64,000 Question" premieres on CBS TV

1955-07-02

"Lawrence Welk Show" premieres on ABC

1955-09-10

"Gunsmoke" premieres on CBS TV

1955-09-29

Arthur Millers "View From The Bridge" premieres in NYC

1955-10-01

"Honeymooners" premieres

1955-10-02

"Alfred Hitchcock Presents" premieres

1955-10-03

"Captain Kangaroo" premieres on CBS-TV, Good Morning, Captain!

1955-10-03

"Mickey Mouse Club" premieres

1955-11-09

Michael Gazzo's "Hatful of Rain," premieres in NYC

1955-11-25

Walter Piston's 6th Symphony premieres

1956-01-29

F Durrenmatt's "Der Besuch der Alten Dame," premieres in Zurich

1956-02-10

"My Friend Flicka" premieres on CBS (later NBC) TV

1956-03-22

Musical "Mr Wonderful" with Sammy Davis Jr premieres in NYC

1956-04-02

Peter Ustinovs' "Romanoff & Juliet" premieres in Manchester

1956-04-04

Enid Bagnold's "Chalk Garden" premieres in London

1956-04-25

Noel Coward's musical "South Sea Bubble" premieres in London

1956-05-08

John Osborne's "Look Back in Anger" premieres in London

1956-05-29

Arnold Schoenberg's "Modern Psalm" premieres

1956-07-07

Douglas Moore/John Latouche' opera "Ballad of Baby Doe," premieres

1956-07-24

Brendan Behan's "Quare Fellow" premieres in London

1956-09-13

Stravinsky's "Canticum Sacrum," premieres in Venice

1956-10-06

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 6th Iron quartet premieres in Leningrad

1956-10-14

Charles Ives' overture "Robert Browning" premieres in NYC

1956-10-16

"Love Me Tender" with Elvis Presley premieres

1956-11-10

Gene de Paul/John Meyer's musical "Li'l Abner" premieres in NYC

1956-11-15

Elvis Presley's 1st film "Love Me Tender" premieres in NYC

1956-11-27

F Goodrich and A Hackett's "Diary of Anne Frank" premieres in Netherlands

1956-12-05

Thornton Wilder's "Matchmaker" premieres in NYC

1957-01-01

Benjamin Britten's ballet "Prince & the Pauper," premieres in London

1957-01-04

"Blondie" situation comedy premieres on NBC TV (later on CBS)

1957-01-20

Morton Gould's "Declaration," premieres in Washington, DC

1957-01-26

Bernanos & Poulenc's opera "Dialogue des Carmelites," premieres

1957-01-28

"Tonight! America After Dark" premieres, with Jack Lescoulie & Al (Jazzbo) Collins on NBC (between Steve Allen & Jack Paar)

1957-01-29

Graham Greene's "Potting Shed," premieres in NYC

1957-03-21

Tennessee Williams' "Orpheus Descending" premieres in NYC

1957-04-03

Samuel Beckett's "Endgame" premieres in London

1957-04-04

Heitor Villa-Lobos' 10th Symphony, premieres in Paris

1957-04-09

Howard Hanson's "Song of Democracy" premieres in Wash DC

1957-04-10

John Osborne's "Entertainer" premieres in London

1957-05-10

Dmitri Shostakovitsch's 2nd Piano concerto premieres in Moscow

1957-05-14

Bob Merrill's musical "New Girl in Town" premieres in NYC

1957-07-29

Jack Paar's Tonight show premieres

1957-08-11

Paul Hindemith' opera "Harmonie der Welt," premieres in Munich

1957-09-15

"Bachelor Father" with John Forsythe premieres

1957-09-18

"Wagon Train" premieres

1957-09-21

"Perry Mason" with Raymond Burr premieres on CBS-TV

1957-09-22

"Maverick" premieres

1957-09-26

Bernstein & Sondheim's musical "West Side Story" premieres in NYC

1957-10-30

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 11th Symphony premieres in Moscow

1957-11-20

Morton Wishengrad's "Rope Dancers" premieres in NYC

1957-11-28

"Look Homeward, Angel" with Anthony Perkins premieres in NYC

1957-12-05

William Inge's "Dark at the Top of the Stairs" premieres in NYC

1957-12-26

Roger Sessions' 3rd Symphony premieres in London

1958-01-02

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 2nd Piano concert, premieres in NY

1958-01-16

William Gibson's "Two for the Seesaw," premieres in NYC

1958-01-30

Dore Schary's "Sunrise at Campobello," premieres in NYC

1958-01-31

"Jackpot Bowling" premieres on NBC with Leo Durocher as host

1958-04-04

Eugene Ionesco's "Tueur sans Gages" premieres in Darmstadt

1958-07-03

"Andy Williams Show" premieres on ABC (later on CBS & NBC)

1958-07-17

Peter Shaffer's "Five Finger Exercise" premieres in London

1958-09-23

Stravinsky's "Thieni" premieres in Venice

1958-10-14

Brendan Behan's "Hostage" premieres in London

1958-10-14

Paul Osborn's "World of Suzie Wong" premieres in NYC

1958-10-16

Benjamin Britten's "Nocturne," premieres

1958-11-10

Bertolt Brecht's "Der aufhaltsame Aufstieg des Arturo o Ui" premieres

1958-12-11

Archibald MacLeish's "JB" premieres in NYC

1959-01-05

"Bozo the Clown" live children's show premieres on TV

1959-01-09

"Rawhide" with Clint Eastwood premieres on CBS TV

1959-01-20

Dmitri Sjostakovitsj' Moscow-Tsjerjomoesjki, premieres in Moscow

1959-01-24

Dmitri Shostakovitch's comedy "Cheryomushk," premieres in Moscow

1959-01-30

Paul Hindemith's symphony "Pittsburgh," premieres

1959-02-16

Leonard Spigelgass' "Majority of One," premieres in NYC

1959-03-10

Tennessee Williams' "Sweet Bird of Youth" premieres in NYC

1959-03-29

"Some Like it Hot" with Marilyn Monroe & Jack Lemmon premieres

1959-05-11

Rodgers & Barer's musical "Once upon a mattress" premieres in NYC

1959-05-28

Johnson & Bart's musical "Lock up your daughters" premieres in London

1959-07-02

"Plan 9 From Outer Space", one of the worse films ever, premieres

1959-07-05

Jack Gelber's "Connection" premieres in NYC

1959-07-22

Benjamin Britten's "Missa Brevis" in D premieres

1959-09-12

"Bonanza" premieres on NBC-TV

1959-09-28

Edward Franklin Albee's "zoo story" premieres in Berlin

1959-10-02

Rod Serling's "Twilight Zone" premieres on CBS-TV

1959-10-04

Dmitri Sjostakovitch 1st Cello concert premieres in Leningrad

1959-10-15

"Untouchables" premieres

1959-10-19

William Gibson's "Miracle Worker," premieres in NYC

1959-10-28

Jean Genet's "Les Negres" premieres in Paris

1959-12-29

Saul Levitt's "Andersonville Trial," premieres in NYC

1960-01-02

Roger Sessions' 4th Symphony, premieres

1960-02-04

Lionel Bart's musical "Fings ain't wot they used t'be," premieres

1960-02-10

Charles Ives' "Lincoln, the Great Commoner," premieres

1960-02-25

John Cage's "Music for Amplified Toy Pianos," premieres

1960-02-25

Lillian Hellman's "Toys in the Attic," premieres in NYC

1960-03-29

Darius Milhaud's 9th Symphony, premieres

1960-03-31

Gore Vidal's "Best Man" premieres in NYC

1960-05-03

Harvey Schmidt/Tom Jones' musical "Fantasticks" premieres in NYC

1960-05-14

Virgil Thomson's "Missa Pro Defunctis" premieres in Potsdam NY

1960-05-15

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 7th String quartet premieres in Leningrad

1960-05-18

Jean Genet's "Le Balcon" premieres in Paris

1960-07-01

Benjamin Britten's cantate "Carmen Baseliense," premieres in Basel

1960-07-01

Robert Bolt's "Man For All Seasons" premieres in London

1960-09-02

William Walton's 2nd Symphony, premieres

1960-09-30

Flintstones premieres (1st prime time animation show)

1960-10-03

"Flair" (CBS' answer to Monitor) premieres on radio with Dick Van Dyke

1960-10-07

"Route 66" premieres

1960-11-02

Dmitri Sjostakovitch's 8th String quartet premieres in Leningrad

1960-11-04

"Misfits" premieres, final movie for Clark Gable & Marilyn Monroe

1960-11-30

Tad Mosels "All the Way Home" premieres in NYC

1960-12-03

Frederick Loewe/Alan Jay Lerner's "Camelot" premieres in NYC

1960-12-11

Coleman/Leigh's musical "Wildcat" with Lucille Ball premieres in NYC

1960-12-17

Pablo Casals' oratorio "El Pesebrio" premieres

1960-12-26

Musical "Do re mi" with Phil Silvers premieres in NYC

1961-01-20

Francis Poulenc's "Gloria," premieres in Boston

1961-01-24

Edward Albee's "American Dream," premieres in NYC

1961-01-27

"Sing Along with Mitch" [Miller] premieres on NBC TV

1961-02-10

Walter Piston's 7th Symphony, premieres

1961-02-21

Friedrich Durrenmatt's "Die Physiker," premieres in Zurich

1961-03-08

Jean Kerr's "Mary, Mary" premieres in NYC

1961-05-10

"Beyond the Fringe" premieres in London

1961-05-20

Henzes opera "Elegy for Young Lovers," premieres in Schwetzingen

1961-07-23

Bricusse & Newley's musical "Stop the world I want to ..." premieres

1961-09-04

Carol Burnette-Richard Hayes Show premieres on CBS radio

1961-09-13

"Car 54 Where are You?" premieres on TV

1961-09-17

Samuel Beckett's "Happy Days," premieres in NYC

1961-09-28

Walt Disney's movie "Grey Friars Bobby" premieres

1961-10-02

"Ben Casey" premieres on NBC-TV

1961-10-03

"Dick Van Dyke Show" premieres on CBS-TV

1961-10-03

"Mr Ed" premieres

1961-11-02

Max Frisch's "Andorra" premieres in Zurich

1961-11-09

Paddy Chayefsky's "Gideon," premieres in NYC

1961-11-28

Martin Walser's "Der Abstecher" premieres in Munich

1961-12-27

Styne/Comden/Green's musical "Subways are for Sleeping" premieres at St James Theater NYC for 205 perfs

1961-12-28

Tennessee Williams' "Night of the Iguana," premieres in NYC

1962-01-02

Nighttime version of "Password" with Allen Ludden premieres on CBS

1962-01-17

Roy Harris' 8th Symphony, premieres in SF

1962-01-26

David Diamond's 7th Symphony, premieres in Philadelphia

1962-02-16

Darius Milhaud's 12th Symphony, premieres

1962-02-26

Arthur Kopit's "Oh, Dad, Poor Dad . . .," premieres in NYC

1962-03-27

Ann Jellicoe's "Knack" premieres in London

1962-04-05

Herb Gardner's "Thousand Clowns" premieres in NYC

1962-04-27

Arnold Wesker's "Chips with Everything" premieres in London

1962-05-28

Wide World of Sports with Chris Schenkel premieres on CBS radio

1962-05-30

Benjamin Britten's "War Requiem" premieres

1962-06-09

"Bill of Hare" premieres in USA

1962-09-23

Martin Walser's "Esche und Angora" premieres in Berlin

1962-09-26

TV comedy series "Beverly Hillbillies" premieres on CBS

1962-10-01

The Lucy Show premieres

1962-11-19

SN Behrman's "Lord Pengo" premieres in NYC

1962-11-27

Sumner Arthur Long's "Never Too Late" premieres in NYC

1962-12-16

David Lean's film "Lawrence of Arabia" premieres, starring Peter O'Toole

1962-12-18

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 13th Symphony premieres in Moscow

1962-12-20

Dmitri Shostakovitch's opera "Katerina Ismailova" premieres in Moscow

1963-01-08

Dmitri Shostakovitch' Katharina Ismailova, premieres in Riga

1963-01-16

Tennessee Williams' "Milk Train Doesn't Stop Here Anymore," premieres

1963-02-11

Julia Child's show The French Chef premieres.

1963-03-13

Hindemith & Wilder's opera "Long Christmas Dinner" premieres in NYC

1963-03-21

David Hendon & Douglas Cross' musical premieres in London

1963-03-23

Rolf Hochhuth's "Der Stellvertreter," premieres in Berlin

1963-04-23

Jerry Bock & S Harnick's musical "She Loves Me" premieres in NYC

1963-05-08

"Dr No" premieres in US

1963-06-12

"Cleopatra" premieres in NYC

1963-08-09

Britains rock TV show, Ready Steady Go, premieres

1963-09-13

"Outer Limits" premieres on ABC TV

1963-09-16

"Outer Limits" premieres on ABC-TV

1963-09-17

"Fugitive" premieres on ABC TV

1963-10-23

Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park" premieres in NYC

1963-11-30

Martin Walser's "Überlebensgross Herr Krott" premieres in Stuttgart

1963-12-31

Dear Abby show premieres on CBS radio (runs 11 years)

1964-01-10

US version of "That Was The Week That Was," premieres

1964-01-23

Arthur Miller's "After the Fall," premieres in NYC

1964-01-29

Stanley Kubrick's "Dr Strangelove," premieres

1964-02-07

Roger Sessions' 5th Symphony, premieres

1964-02-08

Peter Shaffer's "Royal Hunt of the Sun," premieres in London

1964-02-18

Muriel Resnik's "Any Wednesday," premieres in NYC

1964-03-12

SN Behrmann's "But for Whom Charlie" premieres in NYC

1964-04-01

Robert Lowell's "Benito Cereno" premieres in NYC

1964-04-19

Roger Sessions' opera "Montezuma" premieres in West Berlin

1964-04-23

James Baldwin's "Blues for Mr Charlie" premieres in NYC

1964-05-04

"Another World" premieres on TV in the US

1964-05-06

Joe Orton's "Entertaining Mr Sloan" premieres in London

1964-05-25

Frank Gilroy's "Subject is Roses" premieres in NYC

1964-05-27

"From Russia With Love" premieres in US

1964-07-06

Beatles' film "Hard Day's Night" premieres in London

1964-09-09

John Osborne's "Inadmissable Evidence," premieres in London

1964-09-16

"Shindig" premieres on ABC-TV

1964-09-17

"Bewitched" premieres on ABC TV

1964-09-18

"The Addams Family", starring John Astin, Carolyn Jones, Ted Cassidy, and Jackie Coogan, premieres on ABC

1964-09-20

Gunter Grass' "Die Plebejern proben den Aufstand," premieres in Berlin

1964-09-22

"Man from U.N.C.L.E," premieres on NBC-TV

1964-09-23

"Fiddler on the Roof" with Zero Mostel premieres in NYC

1964-09-24

"Munsters" premieres on TV

1964-10-14

Martin Walser's "Der Schwarze Schwan," premieres in Stuttgart

1964-11-11

Murray Schisgal's "Luv" premieres in NYC

1964-12-18

"The Pink Panther" cartoon series premieres (Pink Phink)

1964-12-25

"Goldfinger" premieres in US

1964-12-30

Edward Albee's "Tiny Alice," premieres in NYC

1965-01-12

"Hullabaloo" premieres on NBC-TV

1965-01-23

"King Family Show" (musical variety) premieres on ABC TV

1965-02-02

Joe Ortons "Loot," premieres in Brighton

1965-04-15

James Baldwin's "Amen Corner" premieres in NYC

1965-04-19

T.A.M.I. Show premieres in London

1965-04-26

Ives' 4th Symphony premieres

1965-07-29

Beatles movie "Help" premieres, Queen Elizabeth attends

1965-07-30

Charles Ives' "From the Steeples & the Mountains" premieres

1965-07-30

Duke Ellington's "Golden Brown & the Green Apple" premieres

1965-09-14

"F-Troop" premieres

1965-09-15

"Lost in Space" premieres

1965-09-18

"Get Smart" premieres

1965-09-18

"I Dream of Jeannie", starring Barbara Eden as a 2,000-year-old genie, and Larry Hagman as an astronaut who becomes her master, premieres on NBC

1965-10-06

William Goodhart's "Generation" premieres in NYC

1965-10-24

Benjamin Britten's "Voices for Today" premieres

1965-11-08

"Days of Our Lives" premieres on TV

1965-11-11

William Alfred's "Hogan's Goat" premieres in NYC

1965-12-08

Abe Burrows' "Cactus Flower" premieres in NYC

1965-12-09

"A Charlie Brown Christmas" premieres

1965-12-15

D Heneker & J Taylor's musical "Charlie Girl," premieres in London

1965-12-22

Director David Lean's "Dr Zhivago" premieres

1965-12-29

"Thunderball" premieres in US

1966-01-11

"Daktari" African adventure series premieres on CBS TV

1966-01-12

"Batman" with Adam West & Burt Ward premieres on ABC TV

1966-01-19

Neil Simons, Coleman & Fields' musical "Sweet Charity," premieres

1966-01-19

Tippetts cantate "Vision of St Augustine," premieres in London

1966-03-03

James Goldman's "Lion in Winter," premieres in NYC

1966-05-28

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 11th String quartet premieres in Leningrad

1966-06-25

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 13th Symphony, premieres in Leningrad

1966-06-27

1st sci-fi soap opera, "Dark Shadows," premieres on ABC-TV

1966-09-08

"Star Trek" premieres on NBC-TV

1966-09-08

"That Girl" starring Marlo Thomas premieres on ABC-TV

1966-09-12

"Monkees" premieres on NBC-TV

1966-09-22

Edward Albee's "Delicate Balance" premieres in NYC

1966-09-25

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Cello Concert premieres in Moscow

1966-11-07

Jean-Claude van Itallie's "America Hurrah" premieres in NYC

1967-01-07

"Newlywed Game" premieres on ABC TV

1967-02-05

"Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour" premieres on CBS (later ABC, NBC)

1967-02-22

Barbara Garson's "MacBird," premieres in NYC

1967-02-23

John Herbert's "Fortune & Men's Eyes," premieres in NYC

1967-03-07

Clark Gesner's musical "You're a Good Man" premieres in NYC

1967-03-13

Robert Anderson's "You Know I Can't Hear You ..." premieres in NYC

1967-04-11

Tom Stoppard's "Rosencrantz & Guildenstern are Dead" premieres

1967-04-19

"Casino Royale" premieres

1967-04-25

Jules Feiffer's "Little Murders" premieres in NYC

1967-06-13

"You Only Live Twice" premieres in US

1967-06-14

Steve Allen Show" premieres on CBS-TV

1967-07-03

"News at 10" premieres on English TV

1967-09-17

"Mission Impossible" premieres on CBS-TV

1967-09-26

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 2nd Violin concert premieres in Moscow

1967-10-07

Rolf Hochhuth's "Soldaten" premieres in West Berlin

1967-10-10

Brendan Behan's "Borstal Boy" premieres in Dublin

1967-10-17

"Hair" premieres on Broadway

1967-10-29

MacDermot, Ragni & Rado's musical "Hair" premieres in NYC

1967-12-20

"The Graduate" starring Dustin Hoffman & Anne Bancroft premieres

1968-01-07

"GE College Bowl" quiz show premieres on NBC TV

1968-01-12

Nighttime version of "Hollywood Squares" premieres on NBC TV

1968-01-16

Jay Allen's "Prime of Miss Jean Brodie," premieres in NYC

1968-01-18

Hester & Appolinar's musical "Your Own Thing," premieres in NYC

1968-01-22

"Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In" premieres on NBC

1968-01-25

Robert Anderson's "I Never Sang for My Father," premieres in NYC

1968-02-07

Arthur Miller's "Price," premieres in NYC

1968-02-29

Howard Hanson's 6th Symphony, premieres

1968-03-21

Hill, Hawkins & Coghill's musical premieres in London

1968-04-18

Mart Crowley's "Boys in the Band" premieres in NYC

1968-04-18

Peter Luke's "Hadrian VII" premieres in London

1968-05-15

"Wonderwall" with George Harrison premieres at Cannes Film Festival

1968-07-04

Arthur Kopit's "Indians" premieres in London

1968-07-15

"One Life to Live" premieres on TV

1968-07-15

Soap opera "One Life To Live" premieres

1968-07-17

Beatles' animated film "Yellow Submarine" premieres in London

1968-09-08

"Funny Girl" with Barbra Striesand premieres

1968-09-14

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 12th string quartet, premieres in Moscow

1968-09-24

"60 Minutes" premieres on CBS-TV

1968-09-24

"That's Life" premieres-A Broadway musical type TV show

1968-10-01

"Night of the Living Dead" premieres in Pittsburgh

1968-10-03

Howard Sacklers "Great White Hope" premieres in NYC

1968-12-01

Burt Bacharach/Hal David's musical premieres in NYC

1968-12-26

Jay Allens "Forty Carats," premieres in NYC

1969-01-02

Lorraine Hansberry's "To be Young, Gifted & Black," premieres in NYC

1969-02-04

Lonnie Elder's "Ceremonies in Dark Old Men," premieres in NYC

1969-02-06

Jerry Herman's "Dear World," premieres in NYC

1969-03-05

Joe Orton's "What the Butler Saw" premieres in London

1969-03-16

Peter Stone & Sherman Edward's "1776" premieres in NYC

1969-05-04

Charles Gordone's "No Place to be Somebody" premieres in NYC

1969-06-15

"Hee Haw" with Roy Clark & Buck Owens premieres on CBS TV

1969-06-21

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th Symphony, premieres in Moscow

1969-09-29

"Love American Style" premieres on ABC-TV

1969-10-19

J Bock & S Harnicks musical "Rothschilds," premieres in NYC

1969-10-21

Leonard Gersh' "Butterflies are Free" premieres in NYC

1969-11-10

"Sesame Street" premieres on PBS TV

1969-12-12

"Hello Dolly" with Barbra Striesand premieres

1969-12-28

Neil Simon's "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," premieres in NYC

1970-01-05

Soap Opera "All My Children," premieres on ABC

1970-01-25

Robert Altman's M*A*S*H premieres

1970-01-26

Pendleton, Ford & Cryer's "Last Sweet Days of Isaac," premieres in NYC

1970-02-12

Anthony Shaffers "Sleuth," premieres in NYC

1970-02-17

Robert Marasco's "Child's Play," premieres in NYC

1970-03-30

Soap opera "Somerset" premieres

1970-03-30

Strouse, Adams, Comden & Green's musical "Applause" premieres in NYC

1970-04-07

"Effects of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-moon Marigolds," premieres in NYC

1970-05-13

Beatles movie "Let it Be" premieres

1970-05-20

Beatles' "Let it Be" movie premieres in UK

1970-08-03

Christopher Hampton's "Philanthropist" premieres in London

1970-08-05

Robert Morley's "How the Other Half Loves" premieres in London

1970-09-19

"Mary Tyler Moore" show premieres

1970-09-21

"Monday Night Football" premieres on ABC - Browns 31, Jets 21

1970-11-10

R Rodgers/M Charnins musical "Two by Two" premieres in NYC

1970-11-29

Charles Ives' "Yale-Princeton" premieres

1970-12-02

Tippetts Opera "Knot Garden" premieres in London

1970-12-13

Neil Simon's "Gingerbread Lady" premieres in NYC

1971-01-12

"All in the Family" premieres on CBS featuring 1st toilet flush on TV

1971-01-21

"Alias Smith & Jones" premieres on ABC TV

1971-02-10

John Guares "House of Blue Leaves," premieres in NYC

1971-02-25

P Zindel's "And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little," premieres in NYC

1971-03-26

"Cannon" with William Conrad premieres on CBS-TV

1971-04-14

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Follies" premieres in NYC

1971-05-03

"All Things Considered" premieres on 112 National Public Radio stations

1971-05-16

Benjamin Britten's opera "Owen Wingrave" premieres in Aldwych London

1971-05-17

Stephen Schwartz' musical "Godspell" premieres off-Broadway

1971-07-05

Simon Gray's "Butley" premieres in London

1971-10-07

T McNally's "Where has Tommy Flowers gone?" premieres in NYC

1971-10-10

Fenholt & Webber's musical "Jesus Christ Superstar" premieres in NYC

1971-11-03

"Play Misty For Me" premieres

1971-11-09

David Storey's "Changing Room," premieres in London

1971-11-11

Neil Simon's "Prisoner of Second Avenue" premieres in NYC

1971-12-17

"Diamonds are Forever" premieres in US

1971-12-19

Stanley Kubrick's X-rated "A Clockwork Orange" premieres

1972-01-08

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 15th Symphony, premieres in Moscow

1972-01-14

"Sanford & Son" starring Redd Foxx premieres on NBC TV

1972-01-22

"Emergency" with Robert Fuller premieres on NBC TV

1972-02-02

Tom Stoppard's "Jumpers," premieres in London

1972-02-14

CBS "Late Movie" premieres

1972-02-21

Michael Weller's "Moonchildren," premieres in NYC

1972-03-01

David Rabe's "Sticks & Bones," premieres in NYC

1972-03-15

"The Godfather", starring Marlon Brando and Al Pacino, premieres in New York

1972-04-02

Tennessee Williams' "Small Craft Warnings" premieres in NYC

1972-05-01

Radio's Mutual Black Network premieres

1972-06-01

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 15th Symphony, Dutch premieres in West Berlin

1972-09-14

"Waltons" TV program premieres

1972-09-14

Jason Miller's "That Championship Season," premieres in NYC

1972-09-17

"M*A*S*H," premieres on NBC TV

1972-10-17

Bob Randall's "6 Rooms Riv Vu," premieres in NYC

1972-12-05

Joseph A Walker's "River Niger" premieres in NYC

1972-12-20

Neil Simons "Sunshine Boys" premieres in NYC

1973-01-06

"Schoolhouse Rock," premieres on ABC-TV with Multiplication Rock

1973-01-28

"Barnaby Jones" premieres on CBS TV

1973-02-08

Jean Kerrs "Finishing Touches," premieres in NYC

1973-02-13

Musical "El Grande de Coca-Cola," premieres in NYC

1973-02-25

Steven Sondheim's musical "Little Night Music," premieres at Shubert Theatre in NYC (601 performances)

1973-03-26

Soap "Young & Restless" premieres

1973-05-26

Tippett's 3rd Piano sonata premieres

1973-06-26

London production of "Grease" premieres

1973-06-27

"Live & Let Die" premieres in US

1973-07-04

Alan Ayckbourne's "Absurd Person Singular," premieres in London

1973-07-05

"Live & Let Die" James Bond film premieres

1973-07-26

Peter Shaffers "Equus" premieres in London

1973-08-15

David Storey's "Cromwell" premieres in London

1973-09-08

"Star Trek - Animated Series" premieres on TV

1973-10-04

Hans of Manens ballet "Adagio Hammerklavier" premieres in Amsterdam

1973-10-18

Judd Woldon & Robert Brittens musical "Raisin," premieres in NYC

1973-11-04

M Medoff's "When You Comin' Back, Red Ryder?" premieres in NYC

1973-11-12

Dmitri Shostakovitch's 14th String Quartet premieres

1973-11-27

Neil Simon's "Good Doctor" premieres in NYC

1973-12-23

"Young & Restless" premieres on TV

1973-12-26

Horror film "The Exorcist," starring Linda Blair & rated X, premieres - 1st horror film to be nominated for Best Picture

1974-01-03

Miguel Pinero's "Short Eyes," premieres in NYC

1974-01-06

"CBS Mystery Theater," premieres on radio

1974-01-08

E Wilson Jr's musical "Let My People Come," premieres in NYC

1974-01-17

Styne, Comdem & Green's musical "Lorelei," premieres in NYC

1974-01-18

"$6 Million Man" starring Lee Majors premieres on ABC TV

1974-02-01

"Good Times" (spinoff from "Maude") premieres on CBS TV

1974-03-04

David Hares' "Knuckle" premieres in London

1974-04-07

Herb Gardner's "Thieves" premieres in NYC

1974-05-28

Stephen Schwartz' musical "Magic Show" premieres in NYC

1974-10-25

Dmitri Shostakovitch' 15th String Quartet premieres in Leningrad

1974-12-19

"Man With Golden Gun" premieres in US

1974-12-29

Murray Schisgal's "All Over Town," premieres in NYC

1975-01-05

Charlie Smalls' "Wiz," premieres in NYC

1975-01-06

"AM America," premieres on ABC-TV with Bill Beutel as host

1975-01-07

Gary Geld & Peter Udell's musical "Shenandoah," premieres in NYC

1975-01-18

"Jeffersons" spinoff from "All in the Family" premieres on CBS

1975-01-20

Terrence McNally's "Ritz," premieres in NYC

1975-01-23

"Barney Miller" premieres on ABC TV

1975-01-24

"Hot l Baltimore" situation comedy premieres on ABC TV

1975-01-26

Edward Albee's "Seascape," premieres in NYC

1975-03-13

Bernard Slade's "Same Time, Next Year," premieres in NYC

1975-03-26

"Tommy" premieres in London

1975-04-23

Harold Pinter's "No Man's Land" premieres in London

1975-05-04

Ed Bullins' "Taking of Miss Jane" premieres in NYC

1975-06-18

NBC News & Information Service (24 hr news) premieres on radio

1975-07-07

TV soap opera "Ryan's Hope" premieres

1975-07-10

Gladys Knight & Pips Summer Series premieres on NBC-TV

1975-07-23

Alan Ayckbourn's "Absent Friends" premieres in London

1975-07-25

"A Chorus Line", longest-running Broadway show (6,137), premieres

1975-07-30

Simon Gray's "Otherwise Engaged" premieres in London

1975-10-11

"Saturday Night Live" premieres with guest host George Carlin

1975-10-11

Saturday Night Live premieres with George Carlin as host

1975-10-19

Hamlisch & Klebans musical "Chorus Line" premieres in NYC

1975-11-03

Good Morning America premieres on ABC (David Hartman & Nancy Dussault)

1976-01-05

"MacNeil-Lehrer Report" premieres on PBS

1976-01-11

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Pacific Overtures," premieres in NYC

1976-01-16

"Donny & Marie" [Osmond] musical variety show premieres on ABC TV

1976-01-26

David Mamet's "American Buffalo," premieres in NYC

1976-01-27

"Laverne & Shirley" spinoff from "Happy Days" premieres on ABC TV

1976-02-01

"Rich Man, Poor Man" mini-series premieres on ABC TV

1976-02-24

Jules Feiffer's "Knock Knock," premieres in NYC

1976-03-02

Holgate, Kemp & Lopez' musical premieres in NYC

1976-04-05

Tom Stoppard's "Dirty Linen" premieres in London

1976-06-07

NBC Nightly News with John Chancellor & David Brinkley, premieres

1976-06-14

"Gong Show" premieres on TV (syndication)

1976-07-18

Stockhausens "Sirius" premieres in NYC

1976-09-08

Fons Rademakers' film "Max Havelaar" premieres in Amsterdam

1976-09-15

Ntozake Shange's "For Colored Girls Who ...," premieres in NYC

1976-12-18

"A Star is Born", with Barbra Striesand, premieres

1977-01-23

Miniseries "Roots" premieres on ABC

1977-02-05

General Mills Adventure Theater premieres on CBS radio

1977-03-31

Michael Cristofer's "Shadow Box" premieres in NYC

1977-04-20

Woody Allen's film "Annie Hall" premieres

1977-05-19

"Smokey & the Bandit," premieres

1977-05-21

Albert Innaurato's "Gemini" premieres in NYC

1977-06-11

Main Street Electrical Parade premieres in the Magic Kingdom at Walt Disney World

1977-07-18

Hugh Leonard's "Da" premieres in London

1977-09-16

90 minute pilot of "Logan's Run" premieres on TV

1977-09-22

Preston Jones' "Texas Trilogy" premieres in NYC

1977-09-29

Peter Schats circus opera "Houdini" premieres in Amsterdam

1977-10-06

DL Coburns "Gin Game" premieres in NYC

1977-10-20

David Mamet's "Life in the Theater," premieres in NYC

1977-10-20

Hamilton Deane & John Balderstons "Dracula," premieres in NYC

1977-11-17

Bernard Pomerance's "Elephant Man" premieres in London

1977-12-04

Neil Simon's "Chapter Two" premieres in NYC

1977-12-14

"Saturday Night Fever" starring John Travolta, premieres in NYC

1977-12-29

Ronald Ribman's "Cold Storage," premieres in NYC

1978-01-28

"Fantasy Island" starring Ricardo Montalban premieres on ABC TV

1978-02-19

Coleman, Comden & Green's musical premieres in NYC

1978-02-26

Ira Levin's "Deathtrap," premieres in NYC

1978-03-10

"The Incredible Hulk", starring Bill Bixby as David Banner, premieres on CBS

1978-03-17

Ligeti's opera "Le Grand Macabre," premieres in Stockholm

1978-04-02

TV show "Dallas" premieres on CBS (as a 5 week mini-series)

1978-04-14

David Hare's "Plenty" premieres in London

1978-07-10

World News Tonight premieres on ABC.

1978-07-24

"Sgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" premieres in NYC

1978-09-12

Situation comedy "Taxi" premieres on ABC television

1978-10-09

John Kander & Fred Ebb's musical "Ballroom" premieres in NYC

1978-11-08

Tom Stoppard's "Night & Day" premieres in London

1978-11-15

Harold Pinter's "Betrayal" premieres in London

1978-12-05

Sam Shepard's "Buried Child" premieres in NYC

1979-01-26

"Dukes of Hazzard" premieres on CBS's vast wasteland

1979-01-28

Arthur Kopit's "Wings," premieres in NYC

1979-02-05

Sears Radio Theater premieres on CBS

1979-02-11

Musical "They're Playing Our Song," premieres in NYC

1979-02-18

Miniseries "Roots: Next Generations" premieres on ABC TV

1979-02-28

Ernest Thompson's "On Golden Pond," premieres in NYC

1979-03-28

Lazarus & Vosburgh's "Day in Hollywood & night in Ukraine" premieres

1979-03-29

Caryl Churchill's "Cloud Nine" premieres in London

1979-04-17

Brian Clark's "Whose Life is it Anyway?" premieres in London

1979-04-18

"Real People" premieres on NBC TV

1979-04-25

"Rock 'n Roll High Schools" premieres

1979-05-02

"Quadrophenia" premieres in London

1979-05-03

Martin Sherman's "Bent" premieres in London

1979-05-06

Louis LaRusso II's "Knockout" premieres in NYC

1979-05-23

"Kids Are All Right" premieres

1979-05-29

Radio's 1st rock network "Source" premieres

1979-06-29

"Moonraker" premieres in US

1979-08-17

Monty Python's "Life of Brian" premieres

1979-09-29

John Huston's "Wine Blood" premieres at NY Film Festival

1979-10-04

Hugh Leonards "Life," premieres in Dublin

1979-10-08

J McHugh & A Malvin's musical "Sugar Babies" premieres in NYC

1979-10-22

"One Mo' Time" with Vernel Bagners premieres in NYC

1979-11-01

Andrew Lloyd Webber & Tim Rice's musical "Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat" premieres

1979-11-02

Peter Shaffer's musical "Amadeus" premieres in London

1979-11-08

Bernard Slade's "Romantic Comedy" premieres in NYC

1979-12-27

"Knots Landing" premieres on CBS-TV

1980-01-15

Pam Gems' "Piaf!," premieres in London

1980-01-30

Edward Albee's "Lady from Dubuque," premieres in NYC

1980-02-10

Ianford Wilsons "Talley's Folly," premieres in NYC

1980-02-28

"The Well-Tuned Piano" by La Monte Young premieres (takes 4 h 12 m)

1980-03-30

Mark Medoff's "Children of a Lesser God" premieres in NYC

1980-04-30

Ronald Harwood's "The Dresser" premieres in London

1980-05-07

Samm-Art Williams' "Home" premieres in NYC

1980-06-13

Deborah Harry/Meat Loaf film, "Roadie," premieres

1980-06-16

"Blues Brothers" premieres in Chicago

1980-08-19

Willy Russell's "Educating Rita" premieres in London

1980-09-17

"Divine Madness" starring Bette Midler, premieres

1980-09-28

Carl Sagan's 13 part "Cosmos" premieres on PBS

1980-11-03

Ianford Wilson's "5th of July" premieres in NYC

1980-11-18

"Heaven's Gate" premieres

1980-12-08

"Bravo" network premieres on cable TV

1980-12-23

Sam Shepard's "True West" premieres in NYC

1981-01-12

"Dynasty" with Joan Collins premieres on ABC-TV

1981-01-12

Dynasty, a prime time soap opera inspired by Dallas, premieres on ABC

1981-01-15

"Hill Street Blues" premieres on NBC-TV

1981-02-01

Duke Ellington's musical "Sophisticated Ladies," premieres in NYC

1981-03-12

Stephen Sondheim's musical "Marry Me a Little," premieres in NYC

1981-03-24

"Nightline with Ted Koppel" premieres on ABC

1981-04-10

"Caveman" with Ringo premieres

1981-04-19

William Finn's musical "March of Falsettos" premieres in NYC

1981-05-04

Rockline premieres on KLOS FM in Los Angeles

1981-05-11

Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical "Cats" (based on TS Eliot) premieres in London

1981-06-12

"Raiders Of The Lost Ark" starring Harrison Ford premieres

1981-06-26

"For Your Eyes Only" premieres in US

1981-07-01

Nell Dunn's "Steaming" premieres in London

1981-07-14

Kevin Wade's "Key Exchange," premieres in London

1981-07-30

Simon Gray's "Quartermaine's Terms" premieres in London

1981-08-01

MTV premieres at 12:01 AM

1981-09-01

RKO radio network premieres America Overnight talk show

1981-09-14

Entertainment Tonight premieres on TV

1981-10-01

J Chodorov/N Panama's "Talent for Murder" premieres in London

1981-10-16

Harvey Fierstein's "Torch Song Trilogy," premieres in NYC

1981-11-04

Beth Henley's "Crimes of the Heart" premieres in NYC

1981-11-05

Charles Fuller's "Soldier's Play" premieres in NYC

1981-11-10

Ernest Thompson's "West Side Waltz" premieres in NYC

1981-11-12

Bill C Davis' "Mass Appeal" premieres in NYC

1981-12-04

"Falcon Crest" premieres on CBS-TV

1981-12-10

Jules Feiffer's "Grownups" premieres in NYC

1982-01-07

"Fame" premieres on NBC TV

1982-01-15

"Forbidden Broadway" by/with Gerard Alessandrini premieres in NYC

1982-02-04

Musical "Pump Boys & Dinettes," premieres in NYC

1982-02-23

Michael Frayn's "Noises Off," premieres in London

1982-03-21

Movie "Annie" premieres

1982-03-26

Soap opera "Capitol" premieres

1982-03-30

John Pielmeier's "Agnes of God" premieres in NYC

1982-05-09

Arthur Kopit's musical "Nine" premieres in NYC

1982-07-20

T Macauly & D Vosburghs musical "Windy City," premieres in London

1982-07-27

Menken & Ashman's musical "Little Shop of Horrors" premieres in NYC

1982-08-02

Roger Ebert's Movie News premieres on ABC FM network

1982-09-01

Caryl Churchill's "Top Girls" premieres in London

1982-10-17

Sam Shepard's "True West" premieres in NYC

1982-11-10

Susan Cooper/Hume Cronyn's "Foxfire" premieres in NYC

1982-11-16

Tom Stoppard's "Real Thing" premieres in London

1982-12-22

William Mastrosimones "Extremities" premieres in NYC

1982-12-30

Anthony Shaffers "Whodunnit," premieres in NYC

1983-01-23

"A-Team" with Mr T premieres on NBC

1983-02-08

Tina Howe's "Painting Churches," premieres in NYC

1983-02-13

E Bernstein, Levinson & Link's musical "Merlin" premieres in NYC

1983-03-09

Caryl Churchill's "Fen" premieres in London

1983-03-27

Neil Simon's "Brighton Beach Memoirs" premieres in NYC

1983-03-30

Ray Cooney's "Run for your Wives" premieres in London

1983-03-31

Marsha Norman's "'night, Mother" premieres in NYC

1983-06-19

"Octopussy" premieres in US

1983-06-26

"Loving" premieres on TV

1983-07-29

"Friday Night Videos" premieres on NBC TV

1983-09-21

David Mamet's "Glengarry Glen Ross," premieres in London

1983-10-26

Hugh Williams' "Pack of Lies" premieres in London

1983-11-30

Sam Shepards "Fool for love" premieres in NYC

1983-12-04

David Shire & R Maltby Jr's musical "Baby" premieres in NYC

1983-12-15

Wendy Wasserstein's "Isn't It Romantic," premieres in NYC

1984-01-04

"Night Court" starring Harry Anderson premieres on NBC TV

1984-01-09

"TV's Bloopers & Practical Jokes" premieres on NBC TV (Whoops)

1984-03-19

"Kate & Allie" premieres

1984-03-20

Andy Kaufman & Fred Blassie's "My Breakfast With Blassie" premieres

1984-03-27

Andrew Lloyd Webber/Richard Stilgoe's "Starlight Express" premieres

1984-04-04

Michael Frayn's "Benefactors" premieres in London

1984-05-27

Beth Henley's "Miss Firecracker contest" premieres in NYC

1984-06-09

"Laserphonic Fantasy" premieres

1984-07-30

Soap Opera "Santa Barbara" premieres on NBC TV

1984-08-07

David Rabe's "Hurlyburly" premieres in NYC

1984-09-06

Lanford Wilson's "Balm in Gilead" premieres in NYC

1984-09-16

"Miami Vice" premieres

1984-09-20

"Cosby Show" premieres on NBC-TV

1984-10-11

August Wilson's "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" premieres in NYC

1984-10-25

"Give My Regards to Broad Street" premieres (Gotham Theater-NYC)

1984-10-31

Howard Goodall & Melvyn Bragg's musical "Hired Man" premieres in London

1984-11-01

Larry Shue's "Foreigner" premieres in NYC

1985-01-25

"Black & Blue," premieres in Paris

1985-03-03

"Moonlighting" with Cybill Shepard & Bruce Willis, premieres

1985-03-28

Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues" premieres in NYC

1985-04-25

Roger Miller's musical "Big River," premieres in NYC

1985-05-01

William Hoffman's "As Is" premieres in NYC

1985-05-24

"View to a Kill" premieres in US

1985-06-14

"Michael Nesmith In Television Parts" premieres on NBC-TV

1985-10-08

"Rembrandt & Hitler or Me" premieres in Amsterdam

1985-10-08

Alain Boubil/Herbert Kretzner's "Les Miserables" premieres in London

1985-11-19

Herb Gardner's "I'm Not Rappaport" premieres in NYC

1985-12-02

Rupert Holmes' musical "Mystery of Edwin Drood" premieres in NYC at Imperial Theater NYC (608 perfs)

1985-12-05

Sam Shepard's "Lie of the Mind" premieres in NYC

1986-02-08

The crime film "A Better Tomorrow", starring Yun Fat Chow, premieres in Hong Kong

1986-03-06

Ken Ludwig's "Lend me a Tenor" premieres in London

1986-05-16

"Top Gun" premieres

1986-08-18

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Philadelphia PA on WYSP 94.1 FM

1986-09-03

Alan Ayckbourn's "Woman in Mind" premieres in London

1986-09-19

"Captain EO" with Michael Jackson premieres

1986-10-21

Hugh Whitemore's "Breaking the Code" premieres in London

1986-11-19

Tina Howe's "Coastal Disturbances" premieres in NYC

1986-12-04

Neil Simon's "Broadway Bound" premieres in NYC

1987-03-23

Soap "Bold & Beautiful" premieres

1987-03-26

August Wilson's "Fences" premieres in NYC

1987-04-05

Fox TV network premieres showing Married With Children & Tracey Ullman

1987-04-15

Alfred Uhry's "Driving Miss Daisy" premieres in NYC

1987-07-31

"Living Daylights" premieres in US

1987-08-31

Michael Jacskon's "Bad" video premieres on CBS TV

1987-10-15

Lanford Wilson's "Burn This" premieres in NYC

1987-10-27

Peter Shaffer's "Lettice & Lovage," premieres in London

1987-11-05

Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine's musical "Into the Stars," premieres

1987-12-20

"Nuts" with Barbra Striesand premieres

1988-01-09

August Wilson's "Piano Lesson," premieres in Boston

1988-03-20

David Henry Hwang's "M. Butterfly," premieres in NYC

1988-04-15

Wendy Wasserstein's "Heidi Chronicles" premieres in NYC

1988-05-02

David Mamet's "Speed-the-Plow" premieres in NYC

1988-06-03

"Big" premieres in US

1988-06-09

"Bloodsport (1987)" premieres in Germany

1988-08-22

NBC premieres "Later" with Bob Costas (1st guest Linda Ellerbee)

1988-09-01

Timberlake Westenbaker's "Our Country's Good" premieres in London

1988-11-17

Neil Simon's "Rumors" premieres in NYC

1988-12-02

"Naked Gun" premieres, a movie based on TV's "Police Squad"

1989-01-09

"Pat Sajak Show" premieres on CBS

1989-03-02

Madonna's "Like a Prayer" premieres on worldwide Pepsi commercial

1989-03-27

1st half-black soap opera, "Generations" premieres on NBC-TV

1989-05-24

"Indiana Jones & Last Crusade" premieres

1989-06-02

"Dead Poets Society" starring Robin Williams premieres

1989-06-09

"Star Trek V: The Final Frontier" premieres in USA

1989-06-16

"Ghostbusters II" premieres

1989-06-23

Movie "Batman" premieres

1989-07-14

16th James Bond movies "Licence to Kill" premieres

1989-08-11

"Nightmare on Elm Street 5: Dream Child" premieres

1989-09-20

Musical "Miss Saigon," premieres in London

1989-09-25

Ronald Harwood's "Another Time" premieres in London

1989-10-12

Musical "Buddy" with Paul Hipp premieres in London

1989-10-19

Astor Piazzolla & Wm Finn's musical "Dangerous Games" premieres in NYC

1989-10-23

William Nicholson's "Shadowlands" premieres in London

1989-10-31

AR Gurney's "Love Letters" premieres in NYC

1989-12-07

C Coleman & D Zippel's musical "City of Angels" premieres in NYC

1989-12-18

Athol Fugard's "My Children, My Africa" premieres in NYC

1990-02-08

David Hares "Racing Demon," premieres in London

1990-02-14

Alan Ayckbourn's "Man of the Moment," premieres in London

1990-03-21

"Normal Life" starring Moon Unit & Dweezil Zappa premieres on CBS-TV

1990-03-21

"Sydney" starring Valerie Bertinelli premieres on CBS-TV

1990-03-31

"Carol & Company" starring Carol Burnette premieres on NBC-TV

1990-04-04

"Marshall Chronicles" premieres on ABC-TV

1990-04-08

"Twin Peaks" with Peggy Lipton premieres on ABC-TV

1990-04-09

"Capital News" starring Lloyd Bridges premieres on ABC-TV

1990-04-15

"In Living Color" premieres on FOX-TV

1990-04-24

Brian Friel's "Dancing at Lughnasa" premieres in Dublin

1990-06-15

"Dick Tracy" with Warren Beatty & Madonna premieres

1990-07-06

"Jetson's the Movie" with Tiffany, premieres

1990-07-14

"Howard Stern's Summer Show" premieres on WWOR-TV (NYC)

1990-07-16

Rick Dee's "Into the Night," premieres on ABC-TV

1990-08-17

"Exorcist 3" premieres

1990-12-14

Louis Jordan's revue "Five Guys Named Moe" premieres in London

1990-12-25

"Godfather III" premieres

1991-01-06

"Real Life With Jane Pauley" premieres on NBC-TV

1991-01-07

"Nia Peeples Party Machine" premieres on TV

1991-01-08

"Davis Rules," with Jonathan Winters & Randy Quaid premieres on ABC-TV

1991-01-14

"Barbara DeAngelis Show" premieres on CBS-TV

1991-01-28

"A Closer Look" with Faith Daniels premieres on NBC-TV

1991-02-21

Neil Simon's "Lost in Yonkers," premieres in NYC

1991-02-27

Ben Elton's "Silly Cow," premieres in London

1991-03-17

John Robin Baitz' "Substance of Fire" premieres in NYC

1991-03-26

Marc Camoletti's "Don't Dress for Dinner" premieres in London

1991-03-31

Musical "Will Rogers Follies" premieres in NYC

1991-04-16

M Leander & E Seago's musical "Matador" premieres in London

1991-04-25

Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman's musical premieres in NYC

1991-04-26

"Dinosaurs" premieres on ABC-TV

1991-09-24

"Good & Evil" & "Sibs" premieres on ABC TV

1991-09-25

"Good & Evil" premieres on ABC TV

1991-09-27

"Princesses" premieres on CBS TV

1991-09-29

"My Own Private Idaho" premieres

1991-10-12

Statler Brothers Show premieres on TNN

1991-11-08

Carol Burnette Show premieres on CBS-TV

1991-11-14

Michael Jackson's "Black or White" video premieres on FOX TV

1991-12-06

"Star Trek VI-Undiscovered Country" premieres

1992-01-06

Robert Schenkkan's "Kentucky Cycle," premieres in LA

1992-02-19

Ken Ludwig's musical "Crazy for You," premieres in NYC

1992-03-29

Herb Gardner's "Conversations With My Father" premieres in NYC

1992-03-30

CBS TV premieres overnight news program "Up To The Minute"

1992-08-01

NBC's "Saturday Today" premieres

1992-08-31

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Cleveland OH on WNCX 98.5 FM

1992-10-01

Cartoon Cable Network premieres

1992-10-03

Madonna premieres her "Erotica" video on MTV

1992-10-12

Howard Stern radio show premieres in Albany NY (WQBK 103.5 & 103.9 FM)

1992-10-22

Wendy Wasserstein's "Sisters Rosensweig" premieres in NYC

1992-11-18

"Malcolm X" with Denzel Washington premieres in US

1992-11-18

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Las Vegas NV on KXTE 107.5 FM

1992-11-27

Howard Stern Interview premieres on E! Network

1993-02-15

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Rochester NY on WNVE 95.1 FM

1993-03-03

Howard Stern radio show premieres in Boston (WBCN 104.1 FM-evenings)

1993-03-30

Lanford Wilson's "Redwood Curtain" premieres in NYC

1993-04-01

Alan Bennett's "Madness of George III" premieres in London

1993-04-13

Tom Stoppard's "Arcadia" premieres in London

1993-04-23

Peter Townshend's musical "Tommy" premieres in NYC

1993-05-09

Mustapha Matura's "Playboy of West Indies" premieres in NYC

1993-06-09

"Amantes" (1991) premieres in France

1993-06-09

"Body Snatchers" (1993) premieres in France

1993-06-09

"Ce que femme veut" (1993) premieres in France

1993-06-09

"Passion Fish" (1992) premieres in France

1993-06-09

"Tout capour ca!" (1993) premieres in France

1993-06-09

"What's Love Got to Do with It" (1993) premieres

1993-06-18

Toru Takemitsu's "Archipelago" premieres in Aldeburgh England

1993-11-15

Howard Stern radio show premieres in Myrtle Beach SC on WYAV 104.1 FM

1993-12-02

A Websters musical "Sunset Promenade" premieres in LA

1994-03-03

"Philoktetes Variations," with Ron Vawter, premieres in Brussels

1994-05-16

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Orlando FL on WTKS 104.1 FM

1994-06-09

"Hudsucker Proxy" premieres in Germany

1994-07-16

Baseball Night in America premieres (no Saturday day games)

1994-09-15

"Sound of Motown," premieres in Rotterdam

1994-09-18

Ken Burn's "Baseball" premieres on PBS

1994-09-21

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Laud/Miami Fl (WBGG 105.9 FM)

1994-09-28

"Ed Wood" premieres

1994-11-18

"Star Trek VII - Generations" premieres

1994-12-01

Rober Schumanns 2nd Symphony premieres in London

1994-12-02

"Cobb" premieres

1995-01-10

"Late Late Show" with Tom Snyder premieres on CBS at 12:30 AM

1995-02-13

Howard Stern radio show premieres in San Diego CA on KIOZ 105.3 FM

1995-02-19

Michael Tippett's "Rose Lake," premieres

1995-03-06

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Phoenix AZ on KEDJ 106.3/100.3 FM

1995-03-10

Chiel Meijering's "St Louis Blues" premieres in Arnhem

1995-03-29

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Chicago IL on WCKG 105.9 FM

1995-06-09

Brady Bunch Movie (1995) premieres in UK

1995-06-09

Congo (1995) premieres in USA

1995-06-09

Dumb & Dumber (1994) premieres in Sweden

1995-06-09

Killer (1994) premieres in UK

1995-06-09

Kiss of Death (1995) premieres in UK

1995-06-09

Man of the House (1995) premieres in UK

1995-06-09

Neak Sre (1993) premieres in UK

1995-06-09

Party Girl (1995) premieres in USA

1995-06-09

Smoke (1995) premieres in USA

1995-06-09

Wigstock The Movie (1994) premieres in USA

1995-08-03

CNN en Espanol premieres

1995-09-26

"George" magazine premieres, published by John F Kennedy Jr

1995-11-02

"Busker Alley" premieres at St James Theatre, NY

1995-11-07

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Pittsburgh PA on WXDX 105.9 FM

1995-11-19

"Beatle Anthology" premieres on ABC-TV

1996-02-19

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in York PA on WQXA 105.7 FM

1996-04-01

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Boston MA on WBCN 104.1 FM (morn)

1996-04-04

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Austin TX on KJFK 98.9 FM

1996-04-11

"King & I" premieres at Neil Simon Theater in NYC for 781 perform

1996-04-23

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Reno NV on KRZQ 96.5 FM

1996-04-29

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fresno CA on KFRR 104.1 FM

1996-04-30

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Grand Rapids MI on WKLQ 94.5 FM

1996-05-06

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Hartford CT on WCCC 106.9 FM

1996-05-10

"Twister" premieres

1996-06-05

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Memphis, TN, on WMFS 92.9 FM

1996-06-10

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toledo OH on WBUZ 106.5 FM

1996-06-17

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Syracuse NY on WAQX 95.7 FM

1996-08-12

"Breakfast on Fox" premieres

1996-09-16

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Panama City FL on WTBB 97.7 FM

1996-09-23

Howard Stern radio show premieres in Wilkes-Barre PA (WZMT 97.9 FM)

1996-09-23

Howard Stern radio show premieres in West Palm Beach FL (WCLB 95.5 FM)

1997-01-02

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Columbus OH on WBZX 99.7 FM

1997-01-20

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in New Orleans LA on KKND 106.7 FM

1997-02-03

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Detroit MI on WKRK 97.1 FM

1997-02-21

"Empire Strikes Back, special edition," premieres

1997-03-03

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Fayetteville NC on WRCQ 103.5 FM

1997-03-31

"Daytime to Remember" a series showing old soaps premieres on ABC-TV

1997-04-07

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Ft Myers FL on WRXK 96.1 FM

1997-04-15

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charlotte NC on WXRC 95.7 FM

1997-04-16

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Minneapolis/St Paul on WRQC 100.3 FM

1997-05-01

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in San Diego CA on KIOZ 105.3 FM

1997-08-04

"Keenan Ivory Wayan Show" premieres on Fox TV

1997-09-01

Cartoon Channel premieres in Japan

1997-09-02

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Montreal Canada on CHOM 97.7 FM

1997-09-02

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Toronto Canada on CILQ 107.1 FM

1997-09-04

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Louisville KY on WTFX 100.5 FM

1997-10-01

Spice Hot premieres on cable

1997-12-01

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Davenport IA on KORB 93.5 FM

1998-01-30

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Indianapolis IN on WNAP 93.1 FM

1998-01-30

Paul Simon's "The Capeman," premieres

1998-02-23

Howard Stern Radio Show premieres in Charleston SC on WAVF 96.1 FM

1999-08-02

"The Sixth Sense", starring Bruce Willis, Toni Collette, and Haley Joel Osment, premieres

1999-09-08

"American Beauty", starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, and Thora Birch, premieres in Los Angeles

2001-10-02

"Scrubs", starring Zach Braff as Dr. John "J.D." Dorian, premieres on NBC

2002-05-03

"Spider-Man", starring Tobey Maguire as Peter Parker/Spider-Man and Willem Dafoe as Norman Osborn/The Green Goblin, premieres

2003-10-30

"Wicked" premieres on Broadway at the Gershwin Theatre starring Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth,

2005-02-16

The UK version of "The Apprentice" with British business magnate Alan Sugar premieres on the BBC

2005-07-15

"Wedding Crashers", starring Owen Wilson and Vince Vaughn, premieres

2006-09-26

Martin Scorsese's "The Departed", starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, and Mark Wahlberg, premieres in New York City

2014-02-17

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon premieres on NBC

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