Brian D'Arcy James, Beth Behrs, Lilla Crawford Join Starry Lineup for Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch Concert

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12 Dec 2012

Audra McDonald
Audra McDonald
Photo by Michael Wilson

Additional artists have been announced for The New York Philharmonic's One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch, a special New Year’s Eve concert saluting the late composer-conductor, which will be held Dec. 31 at 7:30 PM at Avery Fisher Hall.

The concert will be telecast nationally on Live From Lincoln Center with host Audra McDonald on PBS stations at 8 PM.

The famed orchestra will be joined by Mr. Hamlisch’s friends and collaborators, including the previously reported Joshua Bell, Raúl Esparza, Michael Feinstein, Maria Friedman, Josh Groban, Megan Hilty, McDonald, Kelli O’Hara and Frederica von Stade.

Newly announced for the evening are Beth Behrs, of CBS' "2 Broke Girls"; actress Lilla Crawford, currently starring in Annie on Broadway; and Tony nominee Brian d’Arcy James.

The artists will perform repertoire from Mr. Hamlisch’s works for stage and film, including A Chorus Line and Sweet Smell of Success.



Paul Gemignani will conduct and Lonny Price will direct the performance.

Tickets start at $69. All tickets may be purchased online at nyphil.org or by calling (212) 875-5656. Tickets may also be purchased at the Avery Fisher Hall Box Office at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street.