1990 Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens' musical Once on this Island, based upon the novel "My Love, My Love" by Rosa Guy, opens Off-Broadway tonight. The show will transfer to the Booth Theatre on Broadway Oct 18, 1990 and run 469 performances.
2003 Vanessa Redgrave and Brian Dennehy star in a Broadway revival of Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night that will go on to win Tony Awards as Best Revival and Best Actress in a Play (Redgrave).
2008 Glory Days, a coming-of-age pop musical, written by young newcomers Nick Blaemire (music and lyrics) and James Gardiner (book), opens on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre, following a hit run at the Signature Theatre in Virgina. Its stay is brief, however: it closes after 17 previews and a single performance.
2013 The world premiere of Nikolai and the Others, Richard Nelson's play that imagines a weekend shared by Russian artists George Balanchine, Igor Stravinsky, Nikolai Nabokov and more, opens Off-Broadway at Lincoln Center Theater's Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater. Directed by David Cromer, the cast includes Michael Cerveris, John Glover, Alvin Epstein, Stephen Kunken and Blair Brown.