Preview: Cleveland POPS — salute to Marvin Hamlisch

Cleveland, OH -  Performance information: Friday, February 21st, 2014 8:00pm Severance Hall. REVIEW Prior to his 2011 performance with the Cleveland Institute of Music Orchestra we asked Hamlisch why he thought A Chorus Line resonates with so many. “I think it’s because everybody in the audience sees a part of themselves up on that stage.” he replied. “Ostensibly it is about …

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Video: Liza Minnelli: “I Love You All, and I Love You Forever, My Dear Marvin. Happy Valentine’s Day!

From Liza Minnelli: My assistant Nicole found this very special video, and it could not be more appropriate for today. I love you all, and I love you forever my dear Marvin…Happy Valentine’s Day Picture: Liza Minnelli and Michael Feinstein during tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at Juilliard School (Sept. 19, 2012) Watch: Liza sings: My Funny Valentine. Marvin Hamlisch at the piano: …

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Amazon’s Top List — Childrens Department — Book: Marvin Makes Music

Amazon.com wrote: Are you looking for something in our Children’s books department? If so, you might be interested in these items: Related content: Read More: Marvin Makes Music More from Marvin Hamlisch’s Body of Work Editorial Reviews From School Library Journal: Gr 2–5-This autobiographical picture book depicts the youth of the composer/conductor. A child prodigy, Hamlisch entered Julliard at the age of seven. …

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Musical: A Chorus Line

A CHORUS LINE — Productions since 1975: Most Recent: Oslo / West End / Glasgow / Singapore / Sidney / Melbourne / Adelaide / Mexico / Every Little Step / U.S. Tour / Belgrade / San Juan /  Broadway Revival / San Francisco / Film: A Chorus Line / Sao Paulo / Buenos Aires / Stockholm / Mexico / Toronto …

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BOOK: Marvin Makes Music — A Children’s Book

Get the book: Autobiographical Children’s Book “Marvin Makes Music,” From Late Composer Marvin Hamlisch. (Kindle/Hardcover) MARVIN MAKES MUSIC By Marvin Hamlisch. Illustrated by Jim Madsen. 32 pp. Dial.  (Picture book; ages 4 to 8) Purchase book: Visit: Amazon        Barnes & Noble        Indie Bound Attention Teachers! Get the free Classroom Guide to “Marvin Makes Music” THE NEW YORK TIMES …

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Song: At The Fountain — from Musical “Sweet Smell of Success” Chicago Production.

Song “At The Fountain” Thanks to: Scot T. Kokandy and The Chicago Tribune for this video. Scot T. Kokandy wrote: Just posted a video of lead actor singing “At The Fountain” VIDEO: Song: “At The Fountain” from Sweet Smell of Success. Rendition by: David Schlumpf with keyboard accompaniement by Aaron Benham:   Terre Blair — Hamlisch wrote: I am thrilled that …

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Step, kick, kick, leap, kick, touch…again!” the Broadway Musical: A Chorus Line

These days A Chorus Line keeps captivating new generations of “Triple-Threat” contenders. WATCH: A Chorus Line project at the University of Edinburgh– Jan-Feb, 2012) Highlights: Opened April 15, 1975 at the Public Theatre in New York; moved July 25, 1975 to the Shubert Theatre. (6137 performances) It’s 36 years since A Chorus Line danced into our lives. One of the …

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