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Revival of 'Gypsy' opens at the Winter Garden Theatre

Gypsy is a 1959 musical with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and a book by Arthur Laurents. The 1974 Broadway revival opened at the Winter Garden Theatre for a planned limited engagement, closed after 120 performances and four previews. Angela Lansbury won the 1975 Tony Award.

'The Phantom of the Opera' is first published

The Phantom of the Opera is a novel by French writer Gaston Leroux. The novel is partly inspired by historical events at the Paris Opera during the nineteenth century and an apocryphal tale concerning the use of a former ballet pupil's skeleton in Carl Maria von Weber's 1841 production of Der Freischütz.

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