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GEORGE M! tells the life story of George M. Cohan, a giant of the American Musical Theater who gave us such songs asYankee Doodle Dandy, Over There, You're A Grand Old Flag, and Give My Regards to Broadway. The show follows him over a 60-year period period from the late 1880s until 1937. The story begins with his childhood in Rhode Island on the vaudeville circuit with his parents and sister as "The Four Cohans," continuing to New York, where he starts his 25-year absolute reign of the Broadway stage.

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by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2021
The Tin Pan Alley American Popular Music Project in collaboration with the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership will present a free, outdoor public concert at the Flatiron North Plaza on 23rd Street/Broadway on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM. The event will feature more than two dozen leading performers of Tin Pan Alley music and the Great American Songbook. The rain date is Sunday, October 24.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 26, 2021
With power notes like the ones displayed in his new show, Scott Raneri is completely cast-able in musical theater, which is most of what he talks about in his show about being an extra.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2021
Hartford Stage, raises the curtain on its 2021-2022 season with Pulitzer and Nobel Prize-winning playwright Eugene O'Neill's only full-length comedy, Ah, Wilderness!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 2, 2021
Proudly listed on the National Register of Historic Places, the Southern Theatre opened on September 21, 1896, as a “modern,” jewel box-style opera house, offering performances from some of the greatest names of the theatrical world and a new genre called Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2021
The York Theatre Company in association with Riki Kane Larimer, will present the world premiere of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin, with book by Barry Kleinbort, music direction by David Hancock Turner, and directed by Randy Skinner.
by Gigi Gervais - Oct 30, 2021
The role of Dolly Gallagher Levi, is a role embodied by some of the most respected performers, like Carol Channing, Ethel Merman, Barbara Streisand, Bette Middler, and Bernadette Peters. It's only fitting that the role in the Little Theatre production should go to a multi-hyphenate celebrating 40 years in local theatre, Karen Buchheim.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 25, 2021
On Saturday, the Tin Pan Alley American Popular Music Project in collaboration with the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership presented a free, outdoor public concert at the Flatiron North Plaza featuring more than two dozen leading performers of Tin Pan Alley music and the Great American Songbook. 
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 13, 2021
The Tin Pan Alley American Popular Music Project in collaboration with the Flatiron 23rd Street Partnership will present a free, outdoor public concert at the Flatiron North Plaza on 23rd Street/Broadway on Saturday, October 23, 2021 from 12:00 Noon to 4:00 PM.
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 24, 2021
Broadway legend Joel Grey was honored this week by The Brooklyn Diner with a re-naming of their famous Matzo Ball soup!
by Michael Major - Nov 18, 2021
YouTube has announced a six-part special event series hosted by Common and Keke Palmer that will include appearances by Issa Rae, Asia Jackson, Jacques Slade, King of Reads, Raynday Gaming, Dominique Jackson, George M. Johnson Byron Jamal, Chef M, Marnina Miller and more. Watch the trailer for the new series now!
by A.A. Cristi - May 6, 2022
GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer media advocacy organization, announced recipients for 16 of this year's 30 categories for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. Additional categories were announced in Los Angeles on April 2.
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Legendary Broadway performer and Tony, Academy, and Golden Globe Award winner Joel Grey (Cabaret, Wicked, Anything Goes) will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022
The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: From The Ziegfeld Follies To Moulin Rouge on Monday, May 23 at 8pm. Created, written, directed and hosted by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will continue Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).
by Marissa Tomeo - May 14, 2022
Playwright Chip Deffaa, who wrote and directed the Off-Broadway musical 'One Night with Fanny Brice' (published/licensed by Leicester Bay Theatricals), has just released an album of Fanny Brice herself performing songs heard in that show. 
by Stephen Mosher - May 12, 2022
Scott Coulter presents another stellar night honoring the graduates and the program out of CCM.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 6, 2022
ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'Al Jolson's Broadway,' is out now. An outgrowth of shows Deffaa has written and directed at New York's 13th Street Theater, the album features rare early recordings of Jolson (from Deffaa's own extensive collection), when Jolson was Broadway's leading figure.
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 26, 2022
LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is set to present one of the longest running Off-Broadway productions of all time, I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE!, book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music by Jimmy Roberts, musical direction by  Ricky Pope, directed & choreographed by Paula Hammons Sloan.  Comments Executive Producing Director Ellen Richard, “The song ‘Satisfaction Guaranteed’ from this joyous musical is what our subscribers and audiences will undoubtably have as we welcome this extraordinary cast and creative team to the Playhouse stage!”  I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE! begins previews on Wednesday, April 20; will open on Sunday, April 24 at 5:30pm and perform through Sunday, May 8, 2022 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Drive in Laguna Beach.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022
ASCAP Award-winning writer/producer Chip Deffaa's new CD, 'My Man: Songs of Gay Love'--being released April 7th--will feature such  Broadway notables as  Lee Roy Reams ('La Cage Aux Folles'),  Barrett Foa  ('Avenue Q'), and Jon Peterson ('Cabaret').
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2022
Constellations: Fate, Love, and the Power of Theatre. The Lambs hosts a discussion of the play 'Constellations' by Nick Payne, the Tony nominated Broadway romantic comedy. A revival of the show will run from April 6 through April 24 at The Gene Frankel Theatre (24 Bond Street, New York NY 10012).
by Marissa Tomeo - Mar 20, 2022
Washington DC's oldest continuously operating theatre, The National Theatre has added four distinguished new members to its Board of Directors. Joining the theatre's Board are private equity pioneer Daryn Dodson, longtime non-profit and arts leader Peter Jablow, innovative advertising and marketing executive Jean Komendera, and civic leader and two-term Washington DC Mayor, Anthony A. Williams.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2022
The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: The New Wave on Monday, March 21 at 8pm. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will launch Broadway By The Year’s 21st landmark season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street).
by Stephi Wild - Mar 1, 2022
As life approaches normalcy, ActorsNET continues its 25th season and brings a classic American melodrama with a big serving of comedy to the Heritage Center stage in March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2022
Playwright Chip Deffaa, who wrote and directed the Off-Broadway musical  'George M. Cohan Tonight!,' has just released an album of Cohan himself. 
by Team BWW - Jun 25, 2022
Summer is here at last and there is no better time to have fun in the sun with a new read! You're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
It’s a month filled with music and masterful performances as BroadwayHD today announced their upcoming slate of titles joining the platform.  Starting July 1, celebrate Independence Day early with the patriotic classic and musical tour de force, Yankee Doodle Dandy, starring Academy Award Winner James Cagney.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2021
The company will reopen the theater with the July 2021 production of the romantic comedy “Pride and Prejudice” by Kate Hamill, based on the novel by Jane Austen. County Players will also continue the well-received CP2 Readers Theater Series with three mini-festivals.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 10, 2022
Adventures in Vegas, a wildly fun true life musical escapade featuring Andrea Bell Wolff*with special guest star Elliott Litherland*opens at AMT Theater (354 W.45th Street) on July 30th and runs Saturdays and Wednesdays through August 24th.
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 5, 2021
Happy almost-Fourth of July! On this very special day that we celebrate our nation's independence, we can't help thinking about some of our favorite songs celebrating America... as featured in Broadway musicals! Kick off the holiday weekend with fifty of our favorite patriotic showtunes. Get ready to party like it's 1776!
by Michael Dale - Jul 3, 2022
The title refers to the 53% of white women who voted for Donald Trump in 2016, but that's just the starting point.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2021
20th Century USA will be performed before as live audience at San Francisco's Phoenix Theatre July 23, 30, 31, and August 1. MET Artistic Director Lewis Campbell directs. 
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jul 29, 2021
As part of a summer series of concerts to welcome the arts, artists and audiences back to Brunswick, MSMT mounted the first of two gala concerts featuring four of the company’s most storied performers, Charis Leos, Lauren Blackman, Kingsley Leggs and Robert Creighton with a cameo appearance by Curt Dale Clark in a rousing, heart healing, and heartwarming evening that is playing for just two performances (July 28-29). Conceived and directed by MSMT’s Artist Director, Curt Dale Clark, STARS 1 allows these incomparable artists with resumes filled with Broadway, national tour, and leading regional theatre credits, to reprise some of their biggest hits and favorite moments and to reminisce about their careers and their experiences here in Maine. The cast creates the perfect ensemble, spinning a musical and narrative thread that is by turns comic, poignant, stirring, and inspiring.
by Team BWW - Jul 2, 2022
This July 4th, enjoy songs from shows like: Hamilton, Allegiance, 1776, Ragtime, Hello, Dolly!, Assassins, Rent, Holiday Inn, Songs for a New World, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, The Music Man, West Side Story, Rags, George M, Giant, Anyone Can Whistle, American Idiot, In the Heights, Hair, Working, and many more!
by Grace Cutler - Jul 2, 2022
ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter Chip Deffaa--author of such Off-Broadway successes as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' and 'One Night with Fanny Brice'--has just a released an album of his own, which includes guest appearances by stars of his Off-Broadway shows.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 9, 2022
Because of concerns regarding the recent surge of the Omicron variant of Covid-19, with an abundance of caution we are moving the opening date of this show to February 26, instead of the originally scheduled January 22.
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022
Celebrating its 40th anniversary season in 2022, Inside Broadway announces the return of its professional touring production this year – the first time since COVID-19, bringing classic Broadway musicals directly into New York City school's auditorium to give the students, teachers, and staff a fun, educational, and safe live theatre experience.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2022
GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced the nominees for the 33rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards. RuPaul's Drag Race Season 13 finalist Gottmik announced nominees in select GLAAD Media Awards categories live via GLAAD’s TikTok channel.
by Andria Tieman - Feb 2, 2022
In AN OCTOROON, Jacobs-Jenkins seems to delight in taking audiences on a shock-and-awe tour through America’s history and present. In turns horrifying and hilarious, this work manages to elicit almost every emotion a human being can feel as it burrows into your psyche.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021
The Town Hall will present the 21st season of Broadway By The Year, created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel. This year, The Town Hall will set a new, exciting standard for its signature series, with each concert highlighting a major musical theater theme.
by Gigi Gervais - Dec 5, 2021
Maybin Hewes has a show business career that spans eight decades. She started out as a child performer in Mississippi, appeared on TV in New Orleans as a teenager, and went on to a lengthy and active career as a dancer and singer in many shows on Broadway, off Broadway, at the Paper Mill Playhouse, on national tours and in regional theatre.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 27, 2021
This weekend, BroadwayWorld was saddened to report the passing of beloved Broadway veteran Harvey Evans, who passed away at 80 years old. We're rounding up some of Evans' interviews and performances over the span of his extensive career.
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 25, 2021
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of beloved Broadway veteran Harvey Evans.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 20, 2021
The Music Man officially begins previews tonight on Broadway! Meet the cast bringing the iconic musical back to the stage!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2021
Top Of The World, The James Cagney Musical will arrive in London’s West End in a by-invitation-only workshop presentation December 9 and 10. It is produced by Riki Kane Larimer and Kate Edelman Johnson.
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 2, 2021
Tonight, NBC will air its sixth live musical production. Following in the footsteps of The Sound of Music, Peter Pan, The Wiz, Hairspray, and Jesus Christ Superstar, the peacock network will be presenting Annie. Based on Harold Gray's comic strip titled Little Orphan Annie, this musical tells the story of a little orphan with equal measures of pluck and positivity who charms everyone's hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in New York City in the year 1933.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021
Irish Repertory Theatre announced today productions for their upcoming fall season, which will mark their return to in-person programming following the Covid-19 shutdown in March 2020.  
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 26, 2021
Out on Film presented by WarnerMedia announced the lineup of films and events for the 34th edition of the Atlanta-based LGBTQIA+ film festival today. The Oscar qualifying film festival returns to theaters this year as part of its hybrid presentation.
by - Aug 18, 2021
Take a trip through musical theatre history in this upbeat one-man journey through the life, music, and artistry of George M. Cohan. This Performance on Screen is a dazzling showcase that reveals the essence of the man, his music, and the era of show business he helped shape. Taking a look at the ride of Cohan’s life, we learn he definitely meant it when he said “Give My Regards To Broadway.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals will kick off its first full season of musicals since 2019 with the spring production of Kander and Ebb’s dazzling and daring classic, Cabaret. The Kit Kat Klub comes alive for the first time on the Goodspeed stage from May 13 – July 3 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022
'My Man: Songs of Gay Love, with an All-Star New York Cast'--the latest CD from ASCAP Award-winning playwright/producer Chip Deffaa--is out now. It features such  Broadway notables as  Lee Roy Reams ('La Cage Aux Folles'),  Barrett Foa  ('Avenue Q'), and Jon Peterson ('Cabaret'),  plus such top nightclub and cabaret stars as Seth Sikes, and more.
by Bruce Glikas - Apr 11, 2022
BroadwayWorld wishes a very happy birthday to Academy Award and Tony Award winning legend Joel Grey, who today celebrated his 90th birthday with Broadway friends in Times Square. Our photog was on hand as well!

George M! Frequently Asked Questions

What other productions of George M! have their been?
George M! has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1968, Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969 and US Tour which opened in 1970.

What Tony Awards has George M! been nominated for?
Best Choreography for Joe Layton.

What Tony Awards has George M! won?
Best Choreography for Joe Layton.

What other awards has George M! been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bernadette Peters.

What other awards has George M! won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bernadette Peters.

What productions of George M! have their been?
George M! has had 4 productions including Broadway which opened in 1968, Broadway which opened in 1968, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1969 and US Tour which opened in 1970.

What awards has George M! been nominated for?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bernadette Peters.

What awards has George M! won?
Performance (Theatre World Awards) for Bernadette Peters.

What songs are in George M! and what's the order?
Musical Comedy Man
Popularity
The City
Hannah's a Hummer
Always Leave 'em Laughing (When You Say Good-Bye)
The Musical Moon
Oh, You Wonderful Girl
All Aboard for Broadway
Ain't It Awful
I Was Born in Virginia
Twentieth Century Love
New York
Billie
Push Me Along in My Pushcart
A Ring to the Name of Rosie
Give My Regards to Broadway
Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway
So Long, Mary
Down by the Erie
Mary's a Grand Old Name
Yankee Doodle Boy
Harrigan
Nellie Kelly, I Love You
You're a Grand Old Flag
I'd Rather Be Right [i]
Dancing My Worries Away
The Great Easter Sunday Parade
Barnum and Bailey Rag
The Belle of the Barber's Ball
American Ragtime
All in the Wearing
I Want to Hear a Yankee Doodle Tune
The Two of Us
Over There
They're All My Boys
I've Never Been Over There
When We Are M-A Double R-I-E-D
Opening Credits
The Man Who Owns Broadway

What is the order of songs in George M! and what's the order?
Musical Comedy Man
Popularity
The City
Hannah's a Hummer
Always Leave 'em Laughing (When You Say Good-Bye)
The Musical Moon
Oh, You Wonderful Girl
All Aboard for Broadway
Ain't It Awful
I Was Born in Virginia
Twentieth Century Love
New York
Billie
Push Me Along in My Pushcart
A Ring to the Name of Rosie
Give My Regards to Broadway
Forty-Five Minutes from Broadway
So Long, Mary
Down by the Erie
Mary's a Grand Old Name
Yankee Doodle Boy
Harrigan
Nellie Kelly, I Love You
You're a Grand Old Flag
I'd Rather Be Right [i]
Dancing My Worries Away
The Great Easter Sunday Parade
Barnum and Bailey Rag
The Belle of the Barber's Ball
American Ragtime
All in the Wearing
I Want to Hear a Yankee Doodle Tune
The Two of Us
Over There
They're All My Boys
I've Never Been Over There
When We Are M-A Double R-I-E-D
Opening Credits
The Man Who Owns Broadway