David Rossmer & Steve Rosen in The Other Josh Cohen

The Other Josh Cohen extends run at the Westside Theatre

The limited return engagement of The Other Josh Cohen will now play through to April 28, 2019.

Tom Millward
Tom Millward

Steve Rosen and David Rossmer's multi-award-winning and critically-acclaimed musical comedy The Other Josh Cohen has now extended its limited off-Broadway return engagement, which began previews at the Westside Theatre Downstairs on October 26, 2018, officially opened on November 12, and was originally scheduled to run through to February 24, 2019. The production will now play its final performance on April 28, 2019.

The Other Josh Cohen features a book, music & lyrics by Steve Rosen and David Rossmer and is directed by Tony Award nominee Hunter Foster. 

Synopsis: "Josh Cohen just can't get a break. He's single, broke and to top it all off, his apartment's been robbed of everything but a Neil Diamond CD. Soon, though, his luck takes a turn when a mysterious envelope arrives that changes his life forever."

Appearing on stage alongside Steve Rosen and David Rossmer (in the title roles) are Drama Desk Award nominee Kate Wetherhead, Hannah Elless, Elizabeth Nestlerode, Luke Darnell, Louis Tucciand Zach Spound.

The creative team features scenic design by Carolyn Mraz, costume design by Nikki Moody, lighting design by Tony Award winner Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Bart Fasbender.

The Other Josh Cohen began its life at New York Musical Festival before celebrating its off-Broadway premiere at the SoHo Playhouse in 2012, presented by Amas Musical Theatre. The musical was nominated for a total of six Drama Desk Awards, as well as the Lucille Lortel Award for "Outstanding Musical". Since then, it has been staged at the popular Paper Mill Playhouse in New Jersey in February 2014 and, more recently, at the Geva Theatre Center in Rochester, New York, in January 2018.

The Other Josh Cohen Tickets are available now for performances through to April 28, 2019.

(Photo by Caitlin McNaney)

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