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George M. Cohan, The Man Who Owned Broadway

June 18, 2023

Celebrating the Father of Musical Comedy (co-produced with American Musical Productions)

What was America feeling at the dawn of the 20th century? Protean songwriter-performer-director-producer George M. Cohan had his finger on the pulse of this so-called American Century. Immortalized on film by James Cagney, the legendary Cohan emblazoned his signature with hundreds of songs including “You’re a Grand Old Flag,” “Over There” and “Yankee Doodle Boy.” His story cracks open a crucial time capsule.



The Musical Theater Project
American Musical Productions


Maltz Performing Arts Center
1855 Ansel Road
Cleveland, OH 44106 United States
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