Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless Star in The Other Josh Cohen, Beginning Feb. 19 at Paper Mill

The Paper Mill Playhouse's production of the new musical The Other Josh Cohen begins previews Feb. 19.

Steve Rosen and David Rossmer in The Other Josh Cohen.
Steve Rosen and David Rossmer in The Other Josh Cohen. (Photo by Carol Rosegg)

Directed by Ted Sperling with musical staging by Andrew Palermo and musical direction by Vadim Feichtner, the production will continue at the New Jersey venue through March 16. Opening is Feb. 23 at 7 PM.

The cast comprises Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Hannah Elless, Feichtner, Cathryn Salamone, Ken Triwush and Kate Wetherhead.

The Other Josh Cohen features a book, music and lyrics by Rossmer and Rosen. "Good guy Josh Cohen is caught in a lifelong battle with bad luck," according to press notes. "He's single, broke, and woefully underemployed when his apartment is robbed. But then a mysterious letter arrives that could change his life forever."

The production also has scenic design by David Korins, costume design by Jennifer Caprio, lighting design by Jen Schriever, sound design by Randy Hansen and hair and wig design by Amanda Miller. The production stage manager is Gary Mickelson.

Tickets range from $27-$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

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