Today in History

Yesterday: September 16

2016 Playwright Edward Albee (born 1928) dies in Montauk, New York, U.S. at the age of 88.

Today: September 17

1894 The first American production of a George Bernard Shaw play opens at the Herald Square Theatre with Arms and the Man.
1917 George S. Kaufman joins the The New York Times' drama department with a starting salary of $36.00 per week.

Tomorrow: September 18

1809 The Royal Opera House in London opens.
1985 Andrew Lloyd Webber's Song & Dance with Bernadette Peters opens at the Royale Theater in NYC for 474 performances.