SEVEN GUITARS AND 188 PERFORMANCES LATER
On September 8, 1996: Seven Guitars, a musical focused on seven African-American characters in 1948, closed at the Walter Kerr Theatre after 188 performances and 13 reviews.
INVESTIGATION OF A POSSIBLE THREAT ON THE 10TH ANNIVERSARY OF 9/11
On September 8, 2011: U.S. officials investigated a credible yet unconfirmed threat that Al Qaeda planned to use car bombs to blow up the bridges and tunnels of New York City or Washington D.C. NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly increased patrol with bomb-sniffing dogs and ordered all illegally parked vehicles to be towed.
BORN ON THIS DAY: ALAN FEINSTEIN
On September 8, 1941: Alan Feinstein was born in New York City. The actor is most well known for winning the 1983 Drama Desk Award Outstanding Featured Actor in a Play. Special talent? He can voice act in ten different accents.
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