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"Dames at Sea" premieres on Broadway

Dames at Sea is a musical with book and lyrics by George Haimsohn and Robin Miller and music by Jim Wise. The show began previews on Broadway and officially opened at the Helen Hayes Theatre, with direction and choreography by Randy Skinner. The musical is popular for schools and has been produced in many countries.

"Allegiant" by Veronica Roth is published

Allegiant is a science fiction novel for young adults, written by the American author Veronica Roth and published by HarperCollins. It completes the Divergent trilogy that Roth started with her debut novel Divergent in 2011. The book is written from the perspective of both Beatrice and Tobias.

The New York premiere of "Disgraced"

Disgraced began its limited run on Broadway at the Lyceum Theatre in New York with preview performances. The play is centered on sociopolitical themes such as Islamophobia and the self-identity of Muslim-American citizens. It focuses on a dinner party between four people from very different backgrounds. As discussion turns to politics and religion, the mood quickly becomes heated.

"After Miss Julie" opens at the American Airlines Theatre

After Miss Julie is a play by Patrick Marber which relocates August Strindberg's naturalist tragedy, Miss Julie, to an English country house in July 1945. The Roundabout Theatre Company produced the Broadway premiere at the American Airlines Theatre to mixed reviews. It starred Sienna Miller, Jonny Lee Miller, and Marin Ireland, and was directed by Mark Brokaw.

Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson is born

Jesse Tyler Ferguson is an American actor. He is best known for portraying Mitchell Pritchett on the famous comedy series Modern Family, which earned him five consecutive Primetime Emmy Award nominations. Ferguson is openly gay and, in September 2012, he announced his engagement to lawyer Justin Mikita, his boyfriend of nearly two years. They married in Manhattan in 2013.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1952

Jeff Goldblum

born 1962

Bob Odenkirk

born 1903

Curly Howard

born 1920

Timothy Leary