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Vanessa Hudgens makes her Broadway debut in 'Gigi'

Gigi is a musical by Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, based on Colette’s novella of the same name. The 2015 Broadway revival of the musical took place at the Neil Simon Theatre. Vanessa Hudgens led the cast that transferred there from the Kennedy Center. Catherine Zuber won Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Costume Design.

'The Addams Family' opens on Broadway

The Addams Family is a musical comedy by Andrew Lippa, Marshall Brickman and Rick Elice. It is based on the Charles Addams cartoon of the same name. After the 2009 Chicago tryout, the cast transferred to Broadway where it performed the show at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. It won 3 awards out of 19 nominations.

Patrick Stewart stars in 'Macbeth' at the Lyceum Theatre

Macbeth is a tragedy by William Shakespeare that is centered around murderous general and his ascent to the throne. The 2008 Broadway production opened at the Lyceum Theatre, starring Patrick Stewart in the main role. Stewart’s performance earned him a Tony Award nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actor in a Play.

Suzan-Lori Parks wins a Pulitzer Prize

Suzan-Lori Parks is a playwright, screenwriter, novelist and musician. The first African American woman to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play “Topdog/Underdog,” a beautifully written study of love, abandonment and ambition. Parks is often noted for her unique voice in the way she explores with language and dialect.

'The Iceman Cometh' opens at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre

The Iceman Cometh is a drama play by Eugene O’Neill, set in Harry Hopeäs Saloon in NY, in 1912. The 3rd Broadway revival from the 1998 London production took place at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, where it ran for a bit over 3 months. The production won several awards, including Outstanding Actor in a Play for Kevin Spacey.

'Five Guys Named Moe' opens at Broadway's Eugene O'Neill Theatre

Five Guys Named Moe is a musical by Louis Jordan and Clarke Peters, based on the Jordan’s earlier musical short of the same name. Its Broadway production opened at the Eugene O’Neill Theatre after 19 previews. It was nominated for 2 Tony Awards, but unlike the Original London production, did not manage to win any.

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

Pillar of Fire is a 30-minute dramatic ballet choreographed by Antony Tudor to Arnold Schoenberg's Verklärte Nacht Op. 4. The work was first produced by the American Ballet Theatre at the Metropolitan Opera House on 8 April 1942.

Premiere of Mozart's 'Violin Sonata No. 27'

Violin Sonata No. 27 in G major was composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart in 1781 and first published in the same year. The G major Sonata was first presented by the Viennese house Artaria along with the sonatas K. 296 and K. 376 to K. 380, a set of six issued as "Op. 2.".

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