PHOTO GALLERY: Happy 50th Birthday, GEORGE M!

GEORGE M!, the rousing high-energy musical about George M. Cohan, opened on Broadway fifty years ago today– on April 10, 1968. Starring Joel Grey and featuring Bernadette Peters, GEORGE M! retold the story of the legendary entertainer’s life using Cohan’s own songs, which included “Yankee Doodle Dandy,” “Over There,” “You’re A Grand Old Flag,” and “Give My Regards to Broadway.” To celebrate the show’s Golden Anniversary, here’s a gallery of rare photos from the original Broadway production! Read More


ON THE TOWN, the kinetic wartime musical about three sailors on a 24-hour leave in New York City, opened on December 28th, 1944. Based on Jerome Robbins’ ballet Fancy Free, the show features a glorious Leonard Bernstein score, with playful book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green. ON THE TOWN introduced several standards, including “New York, New York,” “Lonely Town,” and “I Can Cook, Too.” To honor the show’s 73rd anniversary, here are some rare photos from the original Broadway production. Read More