George M!

Musical - Original

Palace Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: April 8, 1968
  • Opening Date: April 10, 1968
  • Closing Date: April 26, 1969
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 433

Lyrics: George M. Cohan

Music: George M. Cohan

Book: Michael Stewart, Francine Pascal, John Pascal


The life and career of the early 20th-century musical comedy man and impresario George M. Cohan is musicalized using his classic song catalog.


Opening Night Cast

Joel Grey in George M! Joel Grey George M. Cohan
Jerry Dodge Jerry Cohan
Jamie Donnelly Ethel Levey
Betty Ann Grove Nellie Cohan
Jill O'Hara Agnes Nolan
Bernadette Peters in George M! Bernadette Peters Josie Cohan
Loni Ackerman in George M! Loni Ackerman Rose
Jacqueline Alloway Fay Templeteon
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Opening Night Production Credits

Michael Stewart Michael Stewart Book
  John Pascal Book
  Francine Pascal Book
George M.  Cohan George M. Cohan Music
George M.  Cohan George M. Cohan Lyrics
  Mary Cohan Lyrics and music revision
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Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Outstanding Musical   Winner
1968 Outstanding Performance Joel Grey Winner

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1968 Theatre World Award Bernadette Peters Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1969 Actor in a Musical Joel Grey Nominee
1969 Choreography Joe Layton Winner
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