On this day, February 6th, 1969, “Dear World” a Broadway musical by Jerry Herman opens at the Mark Hellinger theater in New York City. A musical with a book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, Herman composed the music and lyrics. Herman became the first composer-lyricist in history to have three productions running simultaneously on Broadway. Dear World starred Angel Lansbury who won the Tony Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical for her role as Countess Aurelia.
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