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Published on Feb 9, 2014
Here's a trailer for "George M. Cohan Tonight!"--written, arranged, and directed by Chip Deffaa, and starring Jon Peterson as the original "Yankee Doodle Dandy." The show, now celebrating its 10th anniversary, is available for booking or licensing.... Hailed by the New York Times as "brash, cocky, energetic, and endlessly euphoric," this one-man musical play has received rave reviews everywhere from NYC to Seoul, Korea. "George M. Cohan Tonight!" is published and licensed by Steele Spring STAGE RIGHTS (www.stagerights.com). For more info on licensing the play, please contact Steele Spring STAGE RIGHTS (www.stagerights.com). For more info on booking a production, please contact Peter Sawyer, President of the Fifi Oscard Agency in New York City (email@example.com) or Chip Deffaa Productions LLC (Footloose518@aol.com, 973-684-3340). Inspired by the life and songs of George M. Cohan, this musical play was originally produced Off-Broadway in New York City by the Irish Repertory Theater--Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director; Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director. It has subsequently been produced in New Orleans, LA; Rochester, NY; Stoneham, MA; Waterbury, CT; Worcester, MA; Coral Springs, FL; Holmdel, NJ; Stowe, VT; Salem, NY; Minneapolis, MN; Edinburgh, Scotland; London, England, and many other cities. ASCAP award-winner Chip Deffaa has also written and directed such shows as "One Night with Fanny Brice," "The Seven Little Foys," "Theater Boys," and "Irving Berlin's America." Master song-and-dance man Jon Peterson (who previously starred in the national tour of "Cabaret," among many other credits) has been honored by the Drama League, won a Bistro Award, and received a Drama Desk Award nomination for his portrayal of Cohan. In the show, Peterson performs his own choreography. For more information, please visit www.ChipDeffaa.com.