MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 10, 1968
Closing Date
Apr 26, 1969
1st Preview
Apr 08, 1968
1st Preview
Apr 08, 1968
Previews
8
Performances
433
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Palace Theatre
(Apr 10, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969)

Setting
1887 to 1937. Show business on the road and in New York.

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; Assistant Stage Mgr: Lee Welling and William Falkner
Lyrics and music revision by Mary Cohan; Musical Supervisor: Laurence Rosenthal; Head Music Copyist: Thomas Brown; Assistant Conductor: Robert Stanley
Assistant to Mr. John: Jay Moore
Assistant to Mr. Layton: Wakefield Poole; Press Representative: Frank Goodman and Martin Shwartz; Press Assistant: Abby Quinn Hirsch; Production Assistant: Paula Lorge; Casting: Carol Capelletti; Advertising: Fred Golden and The Blaine Thompson Company; Furs by Reiss & Fabrizio; Animal Trainer: Animal Talent Scouts, Inc.
George M. Cohan
Jerry Cohan
Ethel Levey
Nellie Cohan
Agnes Nolan
Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968
Josie Cohan
Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968
Dog Trainer
 
2nd Pianist
 
Rose
Fay Templeton's Maid
Living Statue
 
Secretary in Cohan & Harris Office
Fay Templeteon
 
Draper's Assistant
 
Wardrobe Lady
Living Statue
 
Pushcart Girl
1st Little Girl
 
Mrs. Red Deer
 
Sharpshooter's Assistant
 
Little Girl in Fay Templeton scene
Acrobat
 
Boy in Pushcart
Dr. Webb
 
E.F. Albee
 
Living Statue
 
Ben
 
Mayor
Louis Behman
 
Bell Ringer
 
Vendor
 
Fay Templeton's Manager
Willie in 'Popularity'
 
Sharpshooter
 
Walt
Stage Manager of 'I'd Rather Be Right'
Stagehand at Providence Grande Theatre
 
Dog Trainer
 
Louie
 
Congressman Burkhardt
 
Actor in Strike Scene
Sam Harris
 
Violinist
 
Bell Ringer
2nd Little Girl
Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968
 
Acrobat
Apr 08, 1968 - Aug 24, 1968
Ventriloquist
 
Ma Templeton
Archie the Drummer
 
Draper
 
Dockhand
 
Judge Anspacher
 
First Policeman in 'Nellie Kelly'
 
Man on Street
1st Pianist
 
Acrobat
 
Bell Ringer
 
Piano Player in Cohan & Harris Office
Living Statue
 
Pushcart Girl
Madame Grimaldi
 
Mrs. Baker
 
Flamethrower's Assistant
Buck and Winger
 
Designer's Assistant
 
Sailor
 
Frankie
Saxophonist
 
Flamethrower
 
Bell Ringer
 
Ship's Captain
 
Alderman Hailey
 
Accordionist in 'Harrigan'
 
Director of 'I'd Rather Be Right'
Understudies: Jonelle Allen (Fay Templeteon), Karin Baker (Nellie Cohan, Agnes Nolan), 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 (Sam Harris, Louis Behman, Willie in 'Popularity') and Kathie Savage (Ethel Levey)

Palace Theatre (Apr 10, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969)

Cast

George M. Cohan
Dec 16, 1968 - Dec 23, 1968
Jerry Cohan
Agnes Nolan
Dec 30, 1968 - ?
Josie Cohan
Aug 26, 1968 - Apr 26, 1969
Agnes Nolan
Aug 26, 1968 - Dec 28, 1968
Madame Grimaldi
Alderman Hailey
 
Saxophonist
 
Bell Ringer
 
Ship's Captain
 
Accordionist in 'Harrigan'
 
Director of 'I'd Rather Be Right'
 
Acrobat
Louis Behman
 
Bell Ringer
 
Vendor
 
Fay Templeton's Manager
Sailor
 
Buck and Winger
 
Designer's Assistant
 
Frankie
Dog Trainer
 
2nd Pianist
 
Rose
Fay Templeton's Maid
Mrs. Baker
 
Flamethrower's Assistant
Sam Harris
 
Violinist
 
Bell Ringer
Acrobat
 
Boy in Pushcart
 
Fay Templeton's Manager
2nd Little Girl
 
Acrobat
1st Little Girl
 
Mrs. Red Deer
 
Sharpshooter's Assistant
 
Little Girl in Fay Templeton scene
Flamethrower
Understudy: Eileen Lawlor (Josie Cohan)
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

Tony Award®

 

Best Actor in a Musical

1969 Nominee
Joel Grey

Best Choreography

1969 Winner
Choreographed by Joe Layton

Theatre World

Award

1968 Recipient
Bernadette Peters
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