24 May 2014
1925Godfrey Tearle is Hamlet in the Fellowship Players production at the Prince of Wales Theatre. The Fellowship offers Sunday performances so these employed professionals have the chance to play Shakespeare.
1955Anna Massey is The Reluctant Debutante at the Cambridge Theatre in London. William Douglas Home's comedy about a spirited deb and her anxious parents, played by Celia Johnson and Wilfrid Hyde White, twirls for 752 performances.
1961 Members of the Dramatists Guild, hoping to ease the financial crisis in New York theatre, agree to take royalty cuts if other personnel will also take cuts in compensation.
2003 Cambridge's American Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of The Sound of a Voice featuring the words of David Henry Hwang and the music of Philip Glass.
2013 A revival of Athol Fugard's 1989 play My Children! My Africa!, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson, opens Off-Broadway at The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. Allison Gallerani, James A. Williams and Stephen Tyrone Williams star in the drama about young South Africans testing their voices in a time of political unrest.