PLAYBILL VAULT’S Today In Theatre History: SEPTEMBER 30

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1915 The huge Hippodrome Theatre opens one of its most successful extravaganzas, Hip! Hip! Hooray!. Described by the New York Times as "a gargantuan spectacle, smarter and more sumptuous than any that stage had ever known," the cast includes magician Charles T. Aldrich, clown Dippy Diers, and John Philip Sousa with his band. It will run 425 performances.

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