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Stage Musical Chronology

1880 to 1884

Compiled by John Kenrick

(Copyright 2003)

Unless otherwise noted, all dates are for Broadway openings. Since there was no authorized organization maintaining statistics, some performance totals are approximations.

KEY
Show Title (Genre/City),
Opening Date, Theatre, Number of Performances

1880

1881

1882

1883

*(Note: Michaela re-opened as Heart And Hand on 8/23/1883 -- the second musical by that title in that year.)

1884

Go to: 1885 to 1889

 

(P) Pantomime
(R) Revival
(B) Burlesque or parody version
(French) Performed in French
(German) Performed in German
(Juvenile) Performed by all-child cast
(London) London production
(City) Other non-US production (Paris, Vienna, etc.)
REP Rerertory company, exact performance total unknown
?? Performance total unknown

 

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