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George M. Cohan's Theatre


1482 Broadway at W. 43rd St., New York, NY
Seats (approximate): 1085

George Keister, architect. Built by George M. Cohan and Sam H. Harris. In 1915, sold to Joe Leblang, whose widow forfeited it to the mortage lender in 1938. The theatre was torn down the same year.

Built: 1911    Demolished: 1938   

Theatre Names Named
George M. Cohan's Theatre 1911     Opened February 13, 1911
ProductionsProduction Dates
The Dubarry
Musical, Original, Operetta
Music by Carl Millocker; Lyrics by Rowland Leigh
Nov 22, 1932 - Feb 04, 1933
The Cat and the Fiddle
Musical, Original, Romantic Comedy
May 24, 1932 - Sep 24, 1932
There You Are
Musical, Original
May 16, 1932 - May 21, 1932
Berlin
Play, Original, Drama
Dec 30, 1931 - Jan 1932
Hot Money
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Aben Kandel
Nov 07, 1931 - Nov 1931
Nikki
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 19, 1931 - Oct 31, 1931
Shoot the Works
Musical, Original, Revue
Jul 21, 1931 - Oct 03, 1931
Change Your Luck
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by J. C. Johnson; Book by Garland Howard; Lyrics by J. C. Johnson
Jun 06, 1930 - Jun 19, 1930
Nine-Fifteen Revue
Musical, Original, Revue
Feb 11, 1930 - Feb 15, 1930
Hello, Daddy
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jimmy McHugh; Book by Herbert Fields; Lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Jan 21, 1929 - May 1929
One Way Street
Play, Original, Mystery, Drama
Written by Beulah Poynter
Dec 24, 1928 - Feb 1929
Rain or Shine
Musical, Original
Feb 09, 1928 - Dec 15, 1928
The 19th Hole
Play, Original
Written by Frank Craven
Oct 11, 1927 - Jan 1928
Ten Per Cent
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Eugene Davis
Sep 13, 1927 - Oct 1927
Lombardi, Ltd.
Play, Revival, Comedy
Jun 06, 1927 - Jun 1927
Polly of Hollywood
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Edmund Joseph; Book by Edmund Joseph; Lyrics by Edmund Joseph
Feb 21, 1927 - Mar 12, 1927
Pyramids
Play, Original, Drama
Jul 19, 1926 - Aug 1926
Gypsy Fires
Play, Original, Melodrama
Written by Allan Davis
Dec 07, 1925 - Dec 1925
Easy Come, Easy Go
Play, Original, Farce
Written by Owen Davis
Oct 26, 1925 - Closing date unknown
A Holy Terror
Play, Original
Sep 28, 1925 - Oct 1925
Desire Under the Elms
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Eugene O'Neill
Jun 01, 1925 - Sep 1925
The Haunted House
Play, Original, Farce
Written by Owen Davis
Sep 02, 1924 - Dec 1924
Adrienne
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 28, 1923 - Dec 15, 1923
The Exile
Play, Original, Comedy, Drama
Written by Sidney Toler
Apr 09, 1923 - May 1923
The Love Child
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Henri Bataille
Nov 14, 1922 - Apr 1923
Queen O' Hearts
Musical, Original, Comedy
Oct 10, 1922 - Nov 11, 1922
The Endless Chain
Play, Original, Drama
Written by James Forbes
Sep 04, 1922 - Oct 1922
The Perfect Fool
Musical, Original, Revue
Music by Ed Wynn; Book by Ed Wynn; Lyrics by Ed Wynn
Nov 07, 1921 - Jul 01, 1922
A Bill of Divorcement
Play, Original, Drama
Written by Clemence Dane
Oct 10, 1921 - Mar 1922
Two Blocks Away
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by Aaron Hoffman
Aug 30, 1921 - Sep 1921
Two Little Girls in Blue
Musical, Original, Comedy
May 03, 1921 - Aug 27, 1921
The Tavern
Play, Original, Comedy, Satire, Tragedy
Written by Cora Dick Gantt
Sep 27, 1920 - May 1921
Genius and the Crowd
Play, Original, Comedy
Sep 06, 1920 - Sep 1920
Silks and Satins
Musical, Original, Revue
Music by Leon Rosebrook; Book by Thomas Duggan; Lyrics by Louis Weslyn
Jul 15, 1920 - Sep 04, 1920
The Hottentot
Play, Original, Comedy, Farce
Mar 01, 1920 - Jun 1920
Elsie Janis and Her Gang [1919]
Musical, Original, Revue
Dec 01, 1919 - Jan 17, 1920
See-Saw
Musical, Original, Comedy
Sep 23, 1919 - Nov 29, 1919
A Prince There Was
Play, Original
Written by George M. Cohan
Dec 24, 1918 - May 1919
By Pigeon Post
Play, Original
Written by Austin Page
Nov 25, 1918 - Dec 1918
Head Over Heels
Musical, Original
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Edgar Allan Woolf; Lyrics by Edgar Allan Woolf
Aug 29, 1918 - Nov 23, 1918
The Kiss Burglar
Musical, Original, Romance
Music by Raymond Hubbell; Book by Glen MacDonough; Lyrics by Glen MacDonough
May 09, 1918 - Closing date unknown
Service
Play, Original
Written by Henri Lavedan
Apr 15, 1918 - Apr 1918
A Night at an Inn
Play, Original, One Act
Written by Lord Dunsany
Apr 15, 1918 - Apr 1918
Toot-Toot!
Musical, Original, Comedy
Music by Jerome Kern; Book by Edgar Allan Woolf; Lyrics by Berton Braley
Mar 11, 1918 - Apr 13, 1918
The King
Play, Original
Nov 20, 1917 - Mar 1918
Here Comes the Bride
Play, Original
Sep 25, 1917 - Nov 1917
This Way Out
Play, Original
Written by Frank Craven
Aug 30, 1917 - Sep 1917
Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
Play, Revival
Written by George M. Cohan
May 17, 1917 - May 1917
Come Out of the Kitchen
Play, Original
Written by A. E. Thomas
Oct 23, 1916 - May 1917
Seven Chances
Play, Original
Aug 08, 1916 - Closing date unknown
Pom-pom
Musical, Original, Comedy, Opera
Music by Hugo Felix; Book by Anne Caldwell; Lyrics by Anne Caldwell
Feb 28, 1916 - Jun 17, 1916
Cock o' the Walk
Play, Original
Dec 27, 1915 - Feb 1916
Back Home
Play, Original
Written by Bayard Veiller
Nov 15, 1915 - Nov 1915
Miss Information
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Music by Jerome Kern; Written by Charles W. Goddard, Paul Dickey; Lyrics by Elsie Janis
Oct 05, 1915 - Nov 13, 1915
Cousin Lucy
Play, Original, Comedy, Play with music
Music by Jerome Kern; Written by Charles Klein
Aug 27, 1915 - Oct 02, 1915
It Pays to Advertise
Play, Original
Sep 08, 1914 - Aug 1915
Potash and Perlmutter [1913]
Play, Original
Aug 16, 1913 - Sep 1915
Mrs. Peckham's Carouse
Play, Revival
Written by George Ade
Apr 21, 1913 - May 1913
Widow by Proxy
Play, Original, Comedy
Feb 24, 1913 - May 1913
Broadway Jones
Play, Original, Comedy
Written by George M. Cohan
Sep 23, 1912 - Feb 1913
The Wall Street Girl
Musical, Original
Apr 15, 1912 - Jun 01, 1912
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway
Play, Revival, Play with music
Music by George M. Cohan; Book by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Mar 14, 1912 - Apr 13, 1912
The Little Millionaire
Musical, Original, Farce
Music by George M. Cohan; Book by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan
Sep 25, 1911 - Mar 09, 1912
Get-Rich-Quick Wallingford
Play, Original
Music by George M. Cohan; Written by George M. Cohan
Feb 13, 1911 - Closing date unknown