Today in History

Yesterday: October 2

1918 The Selwyn Theatre opened with the show Information Please.   The Selwyn is now The American Airlines Theatre.
1933 1933 Ah, Wilderness!, a comedy by Eugene O'Neill, opens on Broadway at the Guild Theatre (now known as the August Wilson).
1941 Twelve years after its first run, Ah, Wilderness!  by Eugene O'Neill, opens again on Broadway, and at the Guild Theatre.
1947 Music in My Heart opens at Adelphi Theater NYC for 124 performances.

Today: October 3

1918 Selwyn Theater opens at 229 W 42nd St NYC (renamed and reopened in 2000 as The American Airlines Theatre).
1938 Victoria Regina opens at the Martin Beck theatre (later renamed The Al Hirschfeld) with Helen Hayes as Queen Victoria.

Tomorrow: October 4

1941 Director and general theatre artist Robert Wilson was born in Waco, Texas.
1965 Pickwick opens at the 46th St Theater in NYC (renamed the Richard Rodgers Theatre in 1990)  for 56 performances.