The Other Josh Cohen At Paper Mill Playhouse

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Now showing at the Paper Mill Playhouse in NJ, is the incredibly funny “The Other Josh Cohen”.  This play is about a Jewish man who is down on his luck and broke, but this nice guy just wants to do the right thing when a mysterious check shows up at his home with $58,000 for him.  Not knowing the sender, he tries to make sure that it’s really HIS money before he cashes the check.  His friends and family try to help- which only makes it stranger.  This musical (told in the past and present, with multiple actors playing the same person at the same time, often literally talking to themselves) will have you laughing from start to finish.

Josh didn’t have the best luck with girls, jobs, or even his writing.  But nice guys can finish first, and the show will make you feel good about your own junk luck, and make you laugh at yourself as well as Josh.  Add in a dancing Darth Vader and random visits from Neil Diamond, the strange-sounding show is a real hit, and one I would recommend to anyone.

“The Other Josh Cohen is a hilarious original musical comedy.  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. “Imagine Seinfeld meets Rodgers and Hart directed by Woody Allen,” remarked Backstage. This delectable new musical makes its way from Off Broadway to the Paper Mill stage and beyond.  The New York Times raves, “Superb and sweetly funny, brisk and satisfying, spandex-tight writing and crackling comic delivery. It’s an endearing and consistently funny crowd pleaser. Buy tickets now.”


The Other Josh Cohen will be performed eight times a week, 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 and Sunday at 1:30pm and 7:00pm.  Tickets are on sale now and 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 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.

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