Saturday, April 15, 2006

Today in Broadway History

So What happened Today, April 15th in Broadway History?

1929 In Camel Through the Needle's Eye, Miriam Hopkins plays a poor woman who discovers the hard way that money can't buy happiness. This drama will run six months.

1969 Peter Foy obtains a U.S. patent for a flying apparatus in which both vertical and lateral motion of the performer can be controlled.

1987 Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy opens at the John Houseman Theatre with Dana Ivey, Ray Gill and Morgan Freeman. The Playwrights Horizons production that explores racism through the relationship between a Southern white woman and her black chauffeur is directed by Ron Lagomarsino.

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