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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.

The Metropolitan Opera House in New York City opens

Sometimes referred to as "the old Met", the Metropolitan Opera House opened in 1883 with a performance of Faust. It was located at 1411 Broadway, occupying the whole block between West 39th Street and West 40th Street on the west side of the street in the Garment District of Midtown Manhattan.

Anniversaries of the (in)famous

born 1962

Bob Odenkirk

born 1952

Jeff Goldblum

born 1938

Derek Jacobi