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By On This Day in NYC's History

ALL AROUND THE WORLD

On September 3, 1826: The USS Vincennes set sail for the Pacific, leaving New York to become the first US warship to circumnavigate the globe.

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WOODS

On September 3, 1989: The original Broadway production of Stephen Sondheim’s Into the Woods closed at the Martin Beck Theater after 764 performances. Much acclaim was attributed to Bernadette Peters’ performance as the Witch and Joanna Gleason’s performance as the Baker’s Wife.

BORN ON THIS DAY: NOAH BAUMBACH

On September 3, 1969: Writer, director, and filmmaker Noah Baumbach was born in Brooklyn. Baumbach made his writing and directorial debut at age 26 with Kicking and Screaming and has since been involved with many independent and commerical projects such as The Squid and the Whale, Margot at the Wedding, Madagascar 3, and Frances Ha.

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