1909 When her father's will stipulates that his daughter must marry a graduate of Bingham College, she becomes The Fair Co-ed. Elsie Janis stars as the only female student enrolled, helping her fiance make the grade. George Ade provides the music and lyrics, Gustav Luders the score.
2002 Also today, a settlement is announced between producer Scott Rudin and composer Stephen Sondheim over ownership of his musical Wise Guys, since retitled Bounce that allows its 2003 premiere to go forward.
Featuring the Broadway classics “To Life (L’Chaim!),” “If I Were A Rich Man,” “Sunrise Sunset,” “Matchmaker, Matchmaker,” and “Tradition,” Fiddler on the Roof will introduce a new generation to this uplifting celebration that raises its cup to joy! To love! To life!