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Lia Chang Photos: Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Cathryn Salamone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead Celebrate The Other Josh Cohen Opening Night

Ken Triwush, Hannah Elless, Steve Rosen, Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer, Vadim Feichtner and Cathryn Salamone during the curtain call for Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of The Other Josh Cohen in Millburn, NJ on February 23, 2014. Photo by Lia Chang

Ken Triwush, Hannah Elless, Steve Rosen, Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer, Vadim Feichtner and Cathryn Salamone during the curtain call for Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of The Other Josh Cohen in Millburn, NJ on February 23, 2014. Photo by Lia Chang

The Off-Broadway hit musical comedy The Other Josh Cohen, which opened on Sunday, February 23, 2014, is currently playing a limited run at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey through March 16, 2014. Check out the opening night photos below.

Ken Triwush, Steve Rosen, Hannah Elless and Kate Wetherhead during the curtain call for Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of The Other Josh Cohen in Millburn, NJ on February 23, 2014. Photo by Lia Chang

Ken Triwush, Steve Rosen, Hannah Elless and Kate Wetherhead during the curtain call for Paper Mill Playhouse’s production of The Other Josh Cohen in Millburn, NJ on February 23, 2014. Photo by Lia Chang

The Other Josh Cohen features a book, music and lyrics by David Rossmer and Steve Rosen. Helmed by Ted Sperling with musical staging by Andrew Palermo, and musical direction by Vadim Feichtner. The Other Josh Cohen features Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Cathryn Salamone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead.

Steve Rosen, Hannah Elless, Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer and Vadim Feitchner. Photo by Lia Chang

Steve Rosen, Hannah Elless, Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer and Vadim Feitchner. Photo by Lia Chang

The creative team includes David Korins (Scenic Design), Jennifer Caprio (Costume Design), Jen Schriever (Lighting Design), Randy Hansen (Sound Design) and Amanda Miller (Hair and Wig Design).

Synopsis:
Good guy Josh Cohen is caught in a lifelong battle with bad luck. He’s single, broke, and woefully underemployed when his apartment is robbed. But then a mysterious letter arrives that could change his life forever.

Performances for The Other Josh Cohen are Wednesday through Sunday.
Performance Schedule:
Wednesday at 7:30pm
Thursday at 1:30pm and 7:30pm
Friday at 8:00pm
Saturday at 1:30pm and 8:00pm
Sunday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm

Tickets range from $27 to $98.Tickets may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at papermill.org. Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express accepted. Groups of ten or more can receive up to a 40% discount on tickets and should call 973.315.1680.

The Off-Broadway production of The Other Josh Cohen was nominated for a 2013 Off Broadway Alliance for Outstanding Musical and a 2013 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Musical. It also received nods at the 58th Drama Desk Awards for Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Music, Outstanding Lyrics, Outstanding Book of a Musical, Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Steve Rosen), Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical (Kate Wetherhead). The Other Josh Cohen is generously supported by individuals of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Raise the Curtain campaign celebrating Paper Mill Playhouse’s 75th Anniversary.

Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ. Photo by Lia Chang

Paper Mill Playhouse in Milburn, NJ. Photo by Lia Chang

PAPER MILL PLAYHOUSE, a not-for-profit arts organization, is one of the country’s leading regional theaters. Paper Mill Playhouse programs are made possible, in part, by funds from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts. Paper Mill Playhouse is a member of the National Alliance for Musical Theatre, the Council of Stock Theatres, and the New Jersey Theatre Alliance.

Todd Schmidt, Managing Director, Paper Mill Playhouse, co-producers Kevin McCollum and Lily Fan, and Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director, Paper Mill Playhouse. Photo by Lia Chang

Todd Schmidt, Managing Director, Paper Mill Playhouse, co-producers Kevin McCollum and Lily Fan, and Mark S. Hoebee, Producing Artistic Director, Paper Mill Playhouse. Photo by Lia Chang

Mark S, Hoebee, Ted Sperling, Kevin McCollum and Lily Fan join the cast-Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Steven Rosen, David Rossmer, Cathryn Salaone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead_photo by Lia Chang

Mark S, Hoebee, Ted Sperling, Kevin McCollum and Lily Fan join the cast-Hannah Elless, Vadim Feichtner, Steven Rosen, David Rossmer, Cathryn Salaone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead_photo by Lia Chang

Vadim Feichtner, Steve Rosen, Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer, Cathryn Salamone, Hannah Elless and Ken Triwush. Photo by Lia Chang

Vadim Feichtner, Steve Rosen, Kate Wetherhead, David Rossmer, Cathryn Salamone, Hannah Elless and Ken Triwush. Photo by Lia Chang

Kate Wetherhead, Cathryn Salamone and Hannah Elless. Photo by Lia Chang

Kate Wetherhead, Cathryn Salamone and Hannah Elless. Photo by Lia Chang

Co-producers Lily Fan and Kevin McCollum. Photo by Lia Chang

Co-producers Lily Fan and Kevin McCollum. Photo by Lia Chang

Co-stars and co-writers Steve Rosen and David Rossmer. Photo by Lia Chang

Co-stars and co-writers Steve Rosen and David Rossmer. Photo by Lia Chang

Andrew Palermo (Musical Staging), Victor Maog, Co-producer Lily Fan, Noah Waxman and director Ted Sperling. Photo by Lia Chang

Andrew Palermo (Musical Staging), Victor Maog, Co-producer Lily Fan, Noah Waxman and director Ted Sperling. Photo by Lia Chang

The Other Josh Cohen Articles:
broadwayworld.com: Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Paper Mill Playhouse’s THE OTHER JOSH COHEN
theatermania.com: David Rossmer and Steve Rosen’s The Other Josh Cohen Opens at the Paper Mill Playhouse
northjersey.com: Theater review: ‘The Other Josh Cohen’ at Paper Mill Playhouse
nj.com:’The Other Josh Cohen’ opens at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn

Other articles by Lia Chang:
Paper Mill Playhouse’s Production Photos: THE OTHER JOSH COHEN, A New Musical, Opens February 23, 2014
Mar. 1: Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz Presents “LADY” Featuring Lia Chang, Monica Garrido, Carolyn Holmes, Noel Simon’ Wippler, Linda Hudson, Adi Meyerson and Kathleen Doran
Photos: Harriet Harris, John Tartaglia, Christine Toy Johnson, Alan Muraoka, James Saito and More celebrate Ann Harada’s Debut at Lincoln Center in the American Songbook Series
Mar. 21 – May 4: Arena Stage Presents World Premiere of Lawrence Wright’s Camp David Starring Tony Award winner Ron Rifkin and Emmy Award winner Richard Thomas
Signature’s Production Photos of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu; Opens February 24, 2014
Bryan Cranston Makes Broadway Debut in Robert Schenkkan’s All the Way at The Neil Simon Theatre, Opens March 6, 2014
Celebrating the Year of the Horse with David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu at Signature Theatre; Previews begin February 4, 2014
Feb. 4 – Mar. 16: Phoebe Strole, Jon Rua, Join Cole Horibe and More for Signature’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu
Photos: David Henry Hwang, Annie Baker and Rajiv Joseph honored at Sixth Annual Steinberg Playwright “Mimi” Awards Signature Theatre’s World Premiere of David Henry Hwang’s Kung Fu Stars SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE’s Cole Horibe as Bruce Lee
Q & A with Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play’s Garth Kravits
Photos: André De Shields, Michael Shannon, Rajiv Joseph, Christine Sherrill, Doug Peck, Alexis J. Rogers, Karen Ziemba and More Celebrate 2013 Jeff Equity Awards
Photos: Christine Toy Johnson, Baayork Lee, Jose Llana, Ann Harada, Dodie Pettit and More at Charles Randolph-Wright’s “Three Voices” concert series at Stage 72
Photos: Backstage with Michi Barall and the cast of Regina Taylor’s stop.reset. at Signature Theatre Febone1960.net Review: Power Play Powerful & Suspenseful
Photos: The 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards and After Party
Click here for the Lia Chang Articles Archive and here for the Lia Chang Photography Website.

Lia Chang. Photo by Charles Richard Barboza

Lia Chang. Photo by Charles Richard Barboza

Lia Chang is an actor, a performance and fine art botanical photographer, and an award-winning multi-platform journalist. Lia will make her jazz vocalist debut on March 1, 2014, in Rome Neal’s Banana Puddin’ Jazz “LADY” at the Nuyorican Poets Cafe in New York.
All text, graphics, articles & photographs: © 2000-2014 Lia Chang Multimedia. All rights reserved. All materials contained on this site are protected by United States copyright law and may not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of Lia Chang. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from copies of the content. For permission, please contact Lia at liachangpr@gmail.com

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