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By On This Day in NYC's History

OH! CALCUTTA! OH!

On September 24, 1976: The musical Oh! Calcutta! opened on Broadway at the Edison Theatre and ran for 5,959 performances before closing on August 6, 1989. Oh! Calcutta! is one of the longest running productions in Broadway history.

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BROADWAY CAUGHT AND LET GO A STAR

On September 24, 1977: The musical Catch a Star! closed at the Plymouth Theatre after only 23 performances.

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Featured Image Courtesy of Playbill Vault

BORN ON THIS DAY: ALAN COLMES

On September 24, 1950: Alan Colmes was born in New York City. He is a radio and television host and the author of Red, White & Liberal: How Left Is Right and Right Is Wrong and Thank the Liberals For Saving America. He works for Fox News as a liberal political commentator.

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