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George M!   

Palace Theatre, (4/10/1968 - 4/26/1969)
First Preview: Apr 08, 1968 Total Previews: 8
Opening Date: Apr 10, 1968    
Closing Date: Apr 26, 1969 Total Performances: 433

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: 1887 to 1937. Show business on the road and in New York.


Production Staff [See More]
Produced by David Black, Konrad Matthaei and Lorin E. Price
Music by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan; Book by Michael Stewart, John Pascal and Francine Pascal; Musical Director: Jay Blackton; Vocal arrangements by Jay Blackton; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang
Directed by Joe Layton; Choreographed by Joe Layton
Scenic Design by Tom John; Costume Design by Freddy Wittop; Lighting Design by Martin Aronstein; Hair Design by Ronald De Mann
General Manager: Allentuck, Azenberg, and Wolsk; Company Manager: R. Tyler Gatchell, Jr.
Production Supervisor: Jose Véga; Stage Manager: Tony Manzi
Lyrics and music revision by Mary Cohan; Musical Supervisor: Laurence Rosenthal; Head Music Copyist: Thomas Brown
Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Martin Shwartz; Casting: Carol Capelletti; Advertising: Fred Golden and The Blaine Thompson Company; Animal Trainer: Animal Talent Scouts, Inc.
Cast
Joel Grey
George M. Cohan
Jerry Dodge
Jerry Cohan
Jamie Donnelly
Ethel Levey
Betty Ann Grove
Nellie Cohan
Jill O'Hara
Agnes Nolan
(Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968)
Bernadette Peters
Josie Cohan
(Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968)
Loni Ackerman
Dog Trainer
2nd Pianist
Rose
Fay Templeton's Maid
Jonelle Allen
Living Statue
Secretary in Cohan & Harris Office
Jacqueline Alloway
Fay Templeteon
Draper's Assistant
Wardrobe Lady
Karin Baker
Living Statue
Pushcart Girl
Susan Batson
1st Little Girl
Mrs. Red Deer
Sharpshooter's Assistant
Little Girl in Fay Templeton scene
Bill Brandon
Acrobat
Boy in Pushcart
Roger Braun
Dr. Webb
E.F. Albee
Living Statue
Ben
Mayor
Danny Carroll
Louis Behman
Bell Ringer
Vendor
Fay Templeton's Manager
Gene Castle
Willie in 'Popularity'
Sharpshooter
Walt
Stage Manager of 'I'd Rather Be Right'
James Dybas
Stagehand at Providence Grande Theatre
Dog Trainer
Louie
Congressman Burkhardt
Actor in Strike Scene
Harvey Evans
Sam Harris
Violinist
Bell Ringer
Patti Mariano
2nd Little Girl
(Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968)
Acrobat
(Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968)
Angela Martin
Ventriloquist
Ma Templeton
John Mineo
Archie the Drummer
Draper
Dockhand
Judge Anspacher
First Policeman in 'Nellie Kelly'
Man on Street
Scotty Salmon
1st Pianist
Acrobat
Bell Ringer
Piano Player in Cohan & Harris Office
Kathie Savage
Living Statue
Pushcart Girl
Janie Sell
Madame Grimaldi
Mrs. Baker
Flamethrower's Assistant
Alan Weeks
Buck and Winger
Designer's Assistant
Sailor
Frankie
Ronald Young
Saxophonist
Flamethrower
Bell Ringer
Ship's Captain
Alderman Hailey
Accordionist in 'Harrigan'
Director of 'I'd Rather Be Right'
Swing: Katherine Hull
Understudies: Jonelle Allen (Fay Templeteon), Karin Baker (Agnes Nolan, Nellie Cohan), Bob Becker (Swing Boy), Bill Brandon (E.F. Albee), Roger Braun (Director of 'I'd Rather Be Right'), Danny Carroll (Jerry Cohan), Jerry Dodge (George M. Cohan), James Dybas (Walt), Patti Mariano (Josie Cohan), Angela Martin (Madame Grimaldi), John Mineo (Louis Behman, Sam Harris, Willie in 'Popularity') and Kathie Savage (Ethel Levey)
Tony Award®
1969 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Joel Grey
winner 1969 Best Choreography [winner]
Joe Layton
Theatre World
winner 1968 Award [recipient]
Bernadette Peters
music by George M. Cohan; lyrics by George M. Cohan
ACT 1 Sung By
Musical Moon Jerry Cohan and Nellie Cohan
Oh, You Wonderful Boy Josie Cohan
All Aboard for Broadway George M. Cohan and Four Cohans
Musical Comedy Man Four Cohans and Full Company
All Aboard for Broadway (Reprise) Four Cohans and Full Company
I Was Born in Virginia Ethel Levey
Twentieth Century Love Four Cohans and Ethel Levey
My Town George M. Cohan
Billie Agnes Nolan
Push Me Along in My Pushcart Ethel Levey and Pushcart Girls
Ring to the Name of Rose Josie Cohan and Bell Ringers
Popularity Willie in 'Popularity' and Full Company
Give My Regards to Broadway George M. Cohan and Full Company
ACT 2 Sung By
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway George M. Cohan and Rose
So Long, Mary George M. Cohan, Sam Harris, Rose, Freddie and Ma Templeton
Down by the Erie Secretary in Cohan & Harris Office, Politicians, Little Girl in Fay Templeton scene and Full Company
Mary Fay Templeteon
All Our Friends Sam Harris and Full Company
Yankee Doodle Dandy George M. Cohan and Full Company
Nellie Kelly I Love You George M. Cohan and Full Company
Harrigan George M. Cohan and Full Company
Over There George M. Cohan and Full Company
You're a Grand Old Flag George M. Cohan and Full Company
The City Full Company
I'd Rather Be Right George M. Cohan and Company
Give My Regards to Broadway (Reprise) George M. Cohan
Dancing Our Worries Away Full Company
The Great Easter Sunday Parade Full Company
Hannah's a Hummer Full Company
Barnum and Bailey Rag Full Company
The Belle of the Barber's Ball Full Company
The American Ragtime Full Company
All in the Wearing Full Company
I Want to Hear a Yankee Doodle Tune Full Company