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Broadway Jones from the play of George M. Cohan

Marshall, Edward

Broadway Jones from the play of George M. Cohan

by Marshall, Edward

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Published by G. W. Dillingham in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
    • Subjects:
    • Broadway (New York, N.Y.) -- Fiction.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Edward Marshall; illustrations from scenes in the play.
      ContributionsCohan, George M. 1878-1942.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ3.M3568 B, PS3525.A726615 B
      The Physical Object
      Pagination322 p. incl. front.
      Number of Pages322
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6559776M
      LC Control Number13018221
      OCLC/WorldCa1228448

        George M. Cohan, American actor, popular songwriter, playwright, and producer especially of musical comedies, who became famous as the “Yankee Doodle Dandy.” At an early age he performed with his parents and sister, subsequently taking comedy roles in vaudeville and on the legitimate stage. By   George M. Cohan: Little Johnny Jones, Forty-Five Minutes From Broadway Like Lin-Manuel Miranda, George M. Cohan was famous for writing his musicals and starring in them.

      Little Johnny Jones: The Broadway Musical Comedy: Complete Book and Lyrics by George M. Cohan it was ok avg rating — 1 rating — published — 2 editions. In , The Governor’s Sonpremiered on Broadway; it was the first full-length musical to feature book, music, lyrics, direction, and choreography by George M. Cohan. In , Cohan partnered with producer Sam H. Harris to present Little Johnny Jones.

      Plot summary. The play takes place on the Fourth of July and focuses on the Miller family, presumably of New London, Connecticut. The main plot deals with the middle son, year-old Richard, and his coming of age in turn-of-the-century America.   "Give My Regards to Broadway" was first heard in George M. Cohan's Broadway musical "Little Johnny Jones," opened at the Liberty Theater, New York, November 7th,


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George M. Cohan, displeased that Broadway musicals at the time were European based, set out to write a truly American musical. InGeorge opened Cohan’s Theater on the corner of Broadway and 43rd Street. Irish American to the Core. Theater historian John Bush Jones commented on Cohan’s cherished Irish roots by saying, “For Cohan, the spirit of Ireland thrives in the large Irish-American communities of New York, Boston, and his native Providence.

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At 22, George M. Cohan produced The Governor’s Son, a play with energy and speed. It opened on Feb. 25, featuring exuberant. George M. Cohan, Soundtrack: The Phantom President. American composer, librettist, actor, dancer, author, director, and producer on the stage.

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An arrogant young man leaves his Ohio home to make it big on Broadway in New York City when he inherits the family business and $1-million.

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Tintypes ( - ) Featuring songs by George M. Cohan. Little Johnny Jones (Original, Musical, Broadway) opened in New York City Nov 7, and played through The official database for Broadway theatre information Music by George M.

Cohan; Book by George M. Cohan; Lyrics by George M. Cohan. Children with Agnes Nolan: Mary Cohan Ronkin (), Helen Cohan Carolla (), and George M. Cohan Jr. Is the only performer honored with a statue on Broadway located at the intersection of Broadway, 7th Avenue and 46th Street.

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