BORN ON THIS DAY: MARIA MULDAUR
On September 12, 1943: Singer Maria Grazia Rosa Domenica D’Amato, known as Maria Muldaur, was born in Greenwich Village. She is a folk-blues singer who was part of the 1960s American folk music revival.
On September 12, 1928: Katharine Hepburn made her Broadway debut in Night Hostess, playing a bit part. Hepburn then went on to gain attention for her roles in Warrior’s Husband, Bringing Up Baby, and The Philadelphia Story.
THIS CARNIVAL HAD ONLY 6 PERFORMANCES
On September 12, 1953: The Broadway musical, Carnival in Flanders, closed at the New Century Theatre after only six performance. The musical won a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical and is the shortest lived Tony Award honored performance.