Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli, A Chorus Line Cast and More to Celebrate Marvin Hamlisch Sept. 18

By Adam Hetrick
September 13, 2012

Members of the entertainment industry, including Barbra Streisand and veteran cast members from A Chorus Line, will gather Sept. 18 to pay tribute to late Academy and Tony Award-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch.



The invitation-only event, to be held at the Peter Sharp Theatre, promises 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, as well as Hamlisch's final musical, The Nutty Professor.

Hamlisch, whose numerous compositions included A Chorus Line, They're Playing Our Song, Sweet Smell of Success, "The Way We Were," and more, died Aug. 6 at the age of 68.

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.