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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BUY MUSIC: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch for Young Concert Band — Published by Hal Leonard

Hal Leonard Corp — The musical world celebrates the multi-faceted life achievements of Marvin Hamlisch as composer for stage and film, conductor, arranger, and entertainer. This well-paced tribute features some of his best-known works. Includes: They’re Playing My Song, What I Did For Love, The Entertainer, The Way We Were, and One BUY MUSIC: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch  Series: Young …

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VIDEO. Song: “God Bless America” — Composer: Irving Berlin. Rendition by Kate Smith. Happy 4th!

God Bless America” is an American patriotic song written by Irving Berlin in 1918 and revised by him in 1938. The later version has notably been recorded by Kate Smith, becoming her signature song. “God Bless America” takes the form of a prayer (intro lyrics “as we raise our voices, in a solemn prayer”) for God’s blessing and peace for …

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Video (2min) — Marvin Hamlisch and The Yankees

I used to say: These are the priorities of Marvin Hamlisch: 1-Music 2-New York Yankees 3-Me   He Loved his Yankees!”  Terre Blair Hamlisch. When Marvin was performing, in the old days before Smartphones, during the play-off season, messages were being relayed from the side door of the stage onto the stage. There would be somebody pointing with their hands: …

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Review: New Hamlisch tribute has intimate feel — Kevin Cole’s “Play it Again, Marvin!”

A new Hamlisch tribute put together by pianist and frequent collaborator Kevin Cole debuted June 28 at Heinz Hall. The new show might be the most beautiful and moving portrait yet of the man and his music. It also was very well performed by Cole, vocalists Brian d’Arcy James, Sylvia McNair, conductor J. Ernest Green and the Pittsburgh Symphony.”   …

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WORLD PREMIERE! — The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presented PLAY IT AGAIN, MARVIN! (6/28/2014)

UPDATE: REVIEWS “New Hamlisch Tribute Has Intimate Feel” “Post Gazette: “Play it Again, Marvin!” Pittsburgh, PA — The music, humor, warmth and life of Marvin Hamlisch once again graced the Heinz Hall stage when “Play It Again, Marvin! A Marvin Hamlisch Celebration” made its world premiere with the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra on June 28 at 8 p.m.    “The reason I …

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Washington, DC — The Shenson Chamber Music Concert Series salute to Marvin Hamlisch — Thanks to The National Museum of Women In the Arts and Singer Mary Millben!

Happy Birthday Maestro Marvin Hamlisch! On May 28, 2014 Washington, D. C., The Shenson Chamber Music Concert saluted Marvin Hamlisch. Singer Mary Millben and the musical ensemble performed music from Maestro Hamlisch’s vast body of work at the National Museum of Women in The Arts, including “The Way We Were” (from the 1973 film of the same name)  and “What …

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Marvin’s Broadway

I also had to put to rest the child in me that still saw things in black and white, success or failure. I struggled to understand that there are a lot of shades in between, that success or failure is only one of life’s several yardsticks: It’s only fame. It’s just a paint job. It doesn’t have anything to do with …

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