George M. Cohan could easily have been mistaken for a
whole crowd of people: The American entertainer was known as
a playwright, composer, lyricist, actor, singer, dancer and producer. He is the individual who most shaped the art form of
American musical comedy. In 1968, the musical George M!
took Cohan’s life and made it into a show — a logical step for a man
who spent most of his own career writing and performing in his own