PHOTO CALL: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lucie Arnaz, Neil Simon, Alan Cumming and More at Star-Studded Marvin Hamlisch Tribute
19 Sep 2012
Members of the entertainment industry, including
Barbra Streisand and veteran cast members from , gathered Sept. 18 to pay tribute to late Academy and Tony Award-winning composer A Chorus Line Marvin Hamlisch.
The invitation-only event at the Peter Sharp Theatre offered performances by Streisand, Aretha Franklin,
Liza Minnelli, Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti, Maria Friedman, Brian d'Arcy James, Carter Brey, Essential Voices USA, and cast members from A Chorus Line and Hamlisch's final musical, The Nutty Professor.
Read Playbill Editor Blake Ross' recap of the evening.
Hamlisch, whose numerous compositions included
A Chorus Line, , "The Way We Were," and more, died Aug. 6 at the age of 68. They're Playing Our Song, Sweet Smell of Success
The Juilliard School, along with Hamlisch's family and friends, will celebrate his legacy and are expected to announce scholarships named in his honor during the evening.
Click here to read Playbill.com's obituary about Mr. Hamlisch.
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