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#1
Posted: 1/18/21 at 10:23pm

https://www.playbill.com/vault  January 18th.  

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#2
Posted: 1/19/21 at 6:04am
I'm sorry....is there something specific you wanted us to see?
If we're not having fun, then why are we doing it? These are DISCUSSION boards, not mutual admiration boards. Discussion only occurs when we are willing to hear what others are thinking, regardless of whether it is alignment to our own thoughts.
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#3
Posted: 1/19/21 at 6:37am

Each daily vault notes a particular show that opened on that day in x year. Also, some notable birthdays are included as well.  Plus, if you click on the playbill for "on this day", you'll get the Playbill with information about that production.  

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#4
Posted: 1/19/21 at 6:39am

On this date:  January 19.  https://www.playbill.com/vault

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#5
Posted: 1/19/21 at 8:45am

So, no - nothing specific.  

 

I wouldn't bother as your links are identical, it will only bring you to the current day.

If we're not having fun, then why are we doing it? These are DISCUSSION boards, not mutual admiration boards. Discussion only occurs when we are willing to hear what others are thinking, regardless of whether it is alignment to our own thoughts.
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#6
Posted: 1/19/21 at 1:20pm

Although the link is the same, each day brings in different shows and individuals who also happen to have a birthday on that day.  It is a source of some interesting information.  There are people who like theatre trivia. 

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#7
Posted: 1/19/21 at 1:34pm
I got it, thanks Patti!
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#8
Posted: 1/20/21 at 7:14pm

On this date:  January 20th...https://www.playbill.com/vault

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#9
Posted: 1/21/21 at 8:54pm

On this date:  January 21.  https://www.playbill.com/vault

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#10
Posted: 1/21/21 at 9:13pm

It only shows you the current day. Your link for the 20th and 21st brings one to the exact same info. I think what people were asking was: did you just want them to know this  existed  (they probably already did) or was there a particular thing that happened referenced on the page you linked (you've made it clear now there wasn't)

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#11
Posted: 1/21/21 at 9:19pm

So, you’re doing this EVERY p*uckin’ day?

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#12
Posted: 1/22/21 at 6:04am

BrodyFosse123 said: "So, you’re doing this EVERY p*uckin’ day?
And if I am, no one is forcing you to see it.  Have a Dionne Warwick moment and "walk on by."
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"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#13
Posted: 1/22/21 at 6:07am

Some notable events for January 22nd:  https://www.playbill.com/vault (including birthdays for Diane Lane, Kate Finneran and Piper Laurie.  

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#14
Posted: 1/22/21 at 10:30am

MysteriousLady said: "joevitus said: "Why are you doing this when not one person seems interested in it?"

No one is interested in your wildly ignorant statements you make on here but that hasn't stopped you from opining. Quit being an a**.
"

How unsurprising: you're wrong. Actually got two or three compliments in the Lucy thread just the other day, and others on other forums.

No one has voiced an interest in a daily updates on the Playbill site. Somehow, PLPF seems to think people are eager for it. Alerting  the community it exists: great. Daily post on it: not so much.

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#15
Posted: 1/22/21 at 12:39pm

Oh man, I saw Celebration at the 14th St Theatre a long time ago and loved it! It was wonderfully weird. Thanks so much!

Have a Dionne Warwick moment and "walk on by."

HAHA. Right? Imagine clicking on a thread you don't care about and complain that the thread exists. 

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#16
Posted: 1/22/21 at 12:57pm

Like threads on Beetlejuice returning?

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#17
Posted: 1/23/21 at 12:38pm

On January 23rd, the following shows opened:  Little Women (2005), Lady In the Dark (1941), The Body Beautiful (1958), After The Fall (1964).  Also, a very notable birthday for Chita Rivera.  https://www.playbill.com/vault

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#18
Posted: 1/23/21 at 2:17pm

Great day for Broadway! 

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#19
Posted: 1/24/21 at 6:17am

 January 24th: Birthdays:  Carrie Coon and Estelle Winwood

Shows that opened on this date:  Come Back Little Sheba (2008), A View From the Bridge (2010) and The Happy Time (1950)...I was surprised to see Eva Gabor listed in the cast.  https://www.playbill.com/vault

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#20
Posted: 1/25/21 at 6:08pm

Celebrating a birthday on January 25th are:  Ariana DeBose, Jenifer Lewis and Ruth Williamson.

Shows that opened on this day:  Hedda Gabler (2009) and The Curse of An Aching Heart (1982) with Faye Dunaway in the lead role. The show closed after 32 performances.  https://playbill.com/vault

 

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#21
Posted: 1/25/21 at 6:19pm

I was just thinking about West Side Story the other day, I cannot wait to see her Anita, I think she will absolutely shine. Thanks as always, Patti! 

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#22
Posted: 1/28/21 at 6:48pm

On January 28th, the following shows opened on Broadway:  Time Stands Still (2010), Sarafina (1988) and Uptown It's Hot (1988).  Celebrating birthdays today are:  Alan Alda and Joey Fatone.  https://www.playbill.com/vault

"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)
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#23
Posted: 1/28/21 at 8:21pm

you do realize that by routinely posting the entire content of this feature on their website (in addition to the link)you are violating their copyright, right?

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#24
Posted: 1/28/21 at 9:27pm

Patti LuPone FANatic said: "On January 28th, the following shows opened on Broadway: Time Stands Still (2010), Sarafina (1988) and Uptown It's Hot (1988). Celebrating birthdays today are: Alan Alda and Joey Fatone.https://www.playbill.com/vault"

Enjoyed Time Stands Still! 

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#25
Posted: 1/29/21 at 7:34am

On this date, January 29th:  

"Sweet Charity" (1966) with Gwen Verdon in the lead role.

"The Capeman" (1998)

Celebrating birthdays:  

Oprah Winfrey (1954 --)

John Raitt (1917 --2005)

Lisa Emery  

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"Noel [Coward] and I were in Paris once. Adjoining rooms, of course. One night, I felt mischievous, so I knocked on Noel's door, and he asked, 'Who is it?' I lowered my voice and said 'Hotel detective. Have you got a gentleman in your room?' He answered, 'Just a minute, I'll ask him.'" (Beatrice Lillie)