George M. Cohan Tonight!

The life and career of George M. Cohan in a one-man show.

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Irish Repertory Theatre

(New York, NY)
132 West 22nd St.(between 6th & 7th Aves)
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011
Opening Saturday, September 10th, the Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre presents 'Song Man Dance Man,' a one-man show about one-man shows created and performed by Jon Peterson, emcee from Broadway's revival of 'Cabaret' and Drama Desk Nominee for the title role in the off-Broadway production 'George M. Cohan Tonight!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2011
Opening Saturday, September 10th, the Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre presents 'Song Man Dance Man,' a one-man show about one-man shows created and performed by Jon Peterson, emcee from Broadway's revival of 'Cabaret' and Drama Desk Nominee for the title role in the off-Broadway production 'George M. Cohan Tonight!'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2015
As a last-minute addition to the very end of North Hollywood's brand new NOHO FRINGE FESTIVAL, Chip Deffaa's 'George M Cohan Tonight!', the hit 2006 Off-Broadway tour-de-force one-man musical storms into Los Angeles for its premier west coast performances - but for TWO SHOWS ONLY!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2016
'The Chip Deffaa Songbook'—a double-album featuring nearly 40 theater songs by ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter Chip Deffaa--is out now.  The two-CD set gathers songs that Deffaa wrote or co-wrote for such shows of his as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!,' 'The Seven Little Foys,'  'Mad About the Boy,' 'Presenting Fanny Brice,' 'The Family that Sings Together,' 'Yankee Doodle Dandy,' 'Song-and-Dance Kids,' and 'Theater Boys.' The set, with a suggested  list price of $17.00, is available from Amazon, CDBaby, iTunes, Footlight Records, etc.   It may be ordered here: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/thechipdeffaasongbook.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016
'The Chip Deffaa Songbook'--a two-CD set, featuring nearly 40 theater-songs by ASCAP Award-winning playwright/songwriter  Chip Deffaa--will be released November 30th.  The album features songs that Deffaa wrote or co-wrote for such shows of his as 'Theater Boys,' 'The Seven Little Foys,' 'Mad About the Boy,' 'Yankee Doodle Dandy,' 'The Family That Sings Together,' 'The Fanny Brice Story,' 'Song-and-Dance Kids,' and 'George M. Cohan Tonight!'  
by Nancy Grossman - Nov 1, 2006
Jon Peterson is George M. Cohan in New England premiere at Foothills Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2013
Jon Peterson will revive Song Man, Dance Man tonight, May 7 at 7:00 at Stage 72 at The Triad, 158 west 72nd Street near Broadway.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2006
The 51st Annual Drama Desk Awards were presented on Sunday, May 21, 2006 at 9:00 PM, at the LaGuardia Concert Hall at Lincoln Center. The annual awards honor excellence in theater for Broadway, Off Broadway and Off-Off Broadway during the season.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016
Jon Peterson, once a fixture of West End musicals, but disappearing around the millenium to the charms of the new world, is returning to London for three performances only, in the off-Broadway show that got him a Drama Desk nomination back in '06 for best solo performance in New York.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016
Jon Peterson, once a fixture of West End musicals, but disappearing around the millenium to the charms of the new world, is returning to London for three performances only, in the off-Broadway show that got him a Drama Desk nomination back in '06 for best solo performance in New York.
by Carol Kassie - Mar 20, 2015
Jon Peterson returns to the Stage Door Theatre today, March 20th in George M. Cohan Tonight! an entertaining and energetic one-man musical based on the life and career of one of America's most beloved song and dance men. The play captures the essence of the man, his music, and an era of show business and of Broadway that has rarely been matched. The production will run through April 26th.
by Adrienne Onofri - Mar 20, 2009
Our special series for Women's History Month continues with a profile of Irish Rep's artistic director and cofounder.
by Carol Kassie - Mar 14, 2015
Jon Peterson will return to the Stage Door Theatre on March 20th in George M. Cohan Tonight! an entertaining and energetic one-man musical based on the life and career of one of America's most beloved song and dance men. The play captures the essence of the man, his music, and an era of show business and of Broadway that has rarely been matched. The production will run through April 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014
The most popular single songwriter in history, Irving Berlin wrote more hits-and made more money-than any of his competitors. But no one has told Berlin's life story. Until now! ASCAP award-winning writer Chip Deffaa-who wrote and directed such Off-Broadway successes as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' and 'One Night with Fanny Brice'-has now dramatized the life of Irving Berlin. His musical play, 'Irving Berlin's America'--co-starring stage/screen veteran Michael Townsend Wright and young Giuseppe Bausilio from Broadway's 'Billy Elliot' and 'Newsies'--opens June 15th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater. The premiere recording (Original Cast Records) has recently been released to enthusiastic reviews.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014
The most popular single songwriter in history, Irving Berlin wrote more hits-and made more money-than any of his competitors. But no one has told Berlin's life story. Until now! ASCAP award-winning writer Chip Deffaa-who wrote and directed such Off-Broadway successes as 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' and 'One Night with Fanny Brice'-has now dramatized the life of Irving Berlin. His musical play, 'Irving Berlin's America'--co-starring stage/screen veteran Michael Townsend Wright and young Giuseppe Bausilio from Broadway's 'Billy Elliot' and 'Newsies'--opens June 15th at the 13th Street Repertory Theater.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2008
Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, announces the cast of 'Half a Sixpence', a delightful musical comedy which promises to be fun for the whole family. 'Half a Sixpence' will run July 11 through September 19, 2008, at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2010
Performer, choreographer and tap teacher Justin Boccitto will be performing in Chip Deffaa's award-winning Off-Broadway show, 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' at the Wayne, NJ YM-YWHA Theater, 7 p.m., Thursday, August 26th in a special free presentation to cap the Y's summer concert series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016
A decade after it opened Off-Broadway in New York at the Irish Repertory Theater, 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' -- written and directed by Chip Deffaa, and starring Jon Peterson -- has opened in Seoul, Korea, with the original Off-Broadway team. D
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced new casting for the national tour of Sam Mendes (Spectre, American Beauty) and Rob Marshall's (Into the Woods and Chicago, the films) Tony Award-winning production of CABARET.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2006
The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd St.) will present GEORGE M. COHAN TONIGHT! a musical following the extraordinary life and career of the legendary showman on March 9th at 7 PM; previews begin March 3rd; the production closes on April 23rd.
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by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2011
Opening Saturday, September 10th, the Miami Beach Stage Door Theatre presents 'Song Man Dance Man,' a one-man show about one-man shows created and performed by Jon Peterson, emcee from Broadway's revival of 'Cabaret' and Drama Desk Nominee for the title role in the off-Broadway production 'George M. Cohan Tonight!'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2010
Performer, choreographer and tap teacher Justin Boccitto will be performing in Chip Deffaa's award-winning Off-Broadway show, 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' at the Wayne, NJ YM-YWHA Theater, 7 p.m., Thursday, August 26th in a special free presentation to cap the Y's summer concert series.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2006
Nominations for the 51 st Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced today at The New York Friars Club by theater notables Marvin Hamlisch and Donna McKechnie, who revealed the nominees for the 2005/2006 theater season in front of a crowd of theater professionals at the press conference this morning.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015
Jon Peterson has a lot to celebrate right now. Peterson, who won numerous honors when he starred in Chip Deffaa's Off-Broadway musical play 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' at the Irish Repertory Theater, will celebrate today his tenth year of starring in the show, which--since its debut in New York--has taken him all across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015
Jon Peterson has a lot to celebrate right now. Peterson, who won numerous honors when he starred in Chip Deffaa's Off-Broadway musical play 'George M. Cohan Tonight!' at the Irish Repertory Theater, will celebrate on Friday his tenth year of starring in the show, which--since its debut in New York--has taken him all across the country.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2006
Oscar to Direct All-Star Cast that includes Himself, Scott Coulter, Annie Golden, Lisa Howard, Lorinda Lisitza, Jack Noseworthy, Jonny Peterson, Chip Zien, and MORE!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016
Jon Peterson, once a fixture of West End musicals, but disappearing around the millenium to the charms of the new world, is returning to London for three performances only, in the off-Broadway show that got him a Drama Desk nomination back in '06 for best solo performance in New York.