Boston BWW Review: Hamlisch Tribute Offers Smiles for a Summer’s Night

What’s on stage: They’re Playing His Songs: The Music of Marvin Hamlisch Performances through July 6 at Cape Playhouse, 820 Route 6A, Dennis Village, MA; Box Office 877-385-3911 or www.capeplayhouse.com Conceived and Directed by David Zippel, Choreography by Lorin Lattaro, Musical Direction by Christopher Marlowe; Scenic & Lighting Design, Christopher S. Chambers; Costume Consultant, William Ivey Long; Sound Design, James …

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Review: Cape Playhouse show fond tribute to Hamlisch

DENNIS, MA — “This revue, having its world premiere at Cape Playhouse, offers a nostalgic look at the composer who literally wrote the soundtracks for much of that era” For people familiar with 1970s-’80s movies, just hearing music director/pianist Christopher Marlowe play the overture for “They’re Playing His Songs” could make you SMILE. Oh yeah, that’s Marvin Hamlisch’s, too. ON …

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West End’s A Chorus Line Revival to Close After Six-Month Run. European touring plans to visit Germany, Holland and France, prior to a UK tour beginning in autumn 2014

LONDON, UK – According to a press statement, the producers are currently finalizing European touring plans to visit Germany, Holland and France, prior to a UK tour beginning in autumn 2014. Producer Mark Goucher commented, “We are extremely proud of this production of A Chorus Line” BUY TICKETS The West End revival of A Chorus Line, currently running at the …

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Marvin Hamlisch The Teacher: Awakening The Muses

Joe Mohan: “My experience from the stage was no different. It was a pleasure to play under his baton, and I often dreamed of being in his position. From the audience and from the stage, he was a beloved leader, something to aspire to.” – Joseph Mohan, about Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012) From: Joe Mohan Dear Terre, I hope this message …

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Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Cape Playhouse. Karen Ziemba, Christiane Noll and More…

Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba, Christiane Noll, Carol Woods and Jason Graae will salute late composer Marvin Hamlisch in They’re Playing His Songs at the Cape Playhouse this summer. Created and directed by Tony Award winner David Zippel (City of Angels), who collaborated with Hamlisch on The Goodbye Girl, the world-premiere revue will run June 24-July 6. Christopher Marlowe will …

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The ASCAP Foundation’s Marvin Hamlisch Broadway Conductors Program-2013

New York, NY – Marvin Hamlisch’s Vision and Legacy Lives on Through Innovative Broadway Conductors Program. The program was established by The ASCAP Foundation and made possible by a bequest from Marvin Hamlisch The ASCAP Foundation is pleased to report on our latest innovative initiative, The ASCAP Foundation Broadway Conductors Program, which was made possible by an unrestricted bequest from …

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Marvin Hamlisch The Teacher: A Master Class

“I think Arts education is so  important.  It’s as important as studying math and English. I think it is part of being a human being. It rounds you out as a person.” Marvin Hamlisch (1944-2012) – Visits to Orange County High School of The Arts in Santa Ana, CA and to Point Park University in Pittsburgh, PA. (During his tenure …

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Emmys 2013: 65th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards – Michael Douglas, Matt Damon. HBO Film: Behind The Candelabra

Having beaten cancer, HBO’s Liberace tells The Hollywood Reporter (THR) about his return to acting and letting go of inhibitions with his co-star: “I so tip my hat to Matt. I know in my prime, I don’t know if I could have done what he does here.” (HBO’s BEHIND THE CANDELABRA — Marvin Hamlisch’s final musical score for film)   Michael …

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The 2013 Tony Awards (67th Annual Tony Awards)

New York, NY -The 2013 Tony Award winners were announced live on Sunday, June 9 from Radio City Music Hall. The Harvey Fierstein-Cyndi Lauper collaboration, Kinky Boots, took Best Musical; Diane Paulus’ circus-infused production of the Stephen Schwartz-Roger O. Hirson favorite, Pippin, won Best Revival of a Musical; Christopher Durang’s Chekhov-inspired comedy, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, took …

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June 2013 – The ASCAP Foundation’s Marvin Hamlisch Conductors Program Successfully initiated!

New York, NY -As a way to celebrate Marvin Hamlisch’s memory, The ASCAP Foundation, under the direction of David Evans, the Associate Conductor of Broadway’s Wicked, fulfilled the first year of this project during the first week of June 2013. The Marvin Hamlisch Broadway Conductors Program started June 2nd, following a competitive application process. Ten young aspiring musical theater conductors, …

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