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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
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; 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.
Cast
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 Josie Cohan
Loni Ackerman Dog Trainer
Second Pianist
Rose
Fay Templeton's Maid
Jonelle Allen Living Statue
Secretary
Jacqueline Alloway Fay Templeteon
Draper's Assistant
Wardrobe Lady
Karin Baker Living Statue
Pushcart Girl
Susan Batson First Little Girl
Mrs. Red Deer
Sharpshooter's Assistant
Little Girl in Templeton scene
Bill Brandon Acrobat
Pushcart Boy
Roger Braun Dr. Webb
E.F. Albee
Living Statue
Ben
Mayor
Danny Carroll Louis Behman
Bell Ringer
Vendor
Templeton Manager
Gene Castle Willie
Sharpshooter
Stage Manager
James Dybas Stagehand
Dog Trainer
Louie
Congressman
Actor
Harvey Evans Sam Harris
Violinist
Bell Ringer
Patti Mariano Second Little Girl
Acrobat
Angela Martin Ventriloquist
Ma Templeton
John Mineo Drummer
Draper
Dockhand
Judge Anspacher
First Policeman
Man on Street
Scotty Salmon First Pianist
Acrobat
Bell Ringer
Piano Player
Kathie Savage Living Statue
Pushcart Girl
Janie Sell Mme. 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
Accordionist
Director
Understudies: Jonelle Allen (Fay Templeteon), Karin Baker (Agnes Nolan, Nellie Cohan), Bob Becker (Swing Boy), Bill Brandon (E.F. Albee), Roger Braun (Director), Danny Carroll (Jerry Cohan), Jerry Dodge (George M. Cohan), James Dybas (Walt), Katherine Hull (Swing Girl), Patti Mariano (Josie Cohan), Angela Martin (Mme. Grimaldi), John Mineo (Louis Behman, Sam Harris, Willie) 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
nominee 1968 Award [recipient]
Bernadette Peters
music by George M. Cohan; lyrics by George M. Cohan
ACT 1Sung 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 and Full Company
Give My Regards to Broadway George M. Cohan and Full Company
ACT 2Sung By
Forty-five Minutes from Broadway George M. Cohan and Rose (Fay Templeton's Maid)
So Long, Mary George M. Cohan, Sam Harris, Rose (Fay Templeton's Maid), Freddie and Ma Templeton
Down by the Erie Secretary, Politicians, Little Girl in 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