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'Bella: An American Tall Tale' opens at Playwrights Horizons

Written by Kirsten Childs, the show played an Off-Broadway premiere production at Playwrights Horizons in 2017. Kirsten Childs’ musical adventure takes the audience on the trip of a lifetime through the Wild West, complete with a train robbery and buffalo soldiers.

The 70th Annual Tony Awards are held

The 70th Annual Tony Awards temporarily returned to the Beacon Theatre in New York City after three years at Radio City Music Hall and were broadcast live by CBS. James Corden served as host. Hamilton received a record-setting 16 nominations in 13 categories, ultimately winning 11 total.

The world premiere of 'Rapture, Blister, Burn' opens Off-Broadway

Gionfriddo's play, Rapture, Blister, Burn premiered Off-Broadway at Playwrights Horizons. The original Off-Broadway cast, which featured Amy Brenneman and Lee Tergesen, also performed the play at the Geffen Playhouse, Los Angeles, California. The play was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1929

Anne Frank

died 2003

Gregory Peck

born 1957

Jon Lovitz