THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating the Singular Sensation A Chorus Line (Video)

By Playbill Staff
July 25, 2013

The legendary 6,137-performance run of the Broadway musical A Chorus Line began July 25, 1975. Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie and Sammy Williams won Tony Awards for their roles in the landmark production that would continue until 1990.



To celebrate the musical, Playbill.com has collected videos from various productions of A Chorus Line and stand-out songs from the Marvin Hamlisch-Ed Kleban score.

The original cast of A Chorus Line performs "One."

 

 

The commercial for the original production.

A Chorus Line - Broadway 3,389th performance finale.

Clips and history of the original production.

A rare look at Kelly Bishop performing "At the Ballet" in 1983.

Donna McKechnie performs "The Music and the Mirror."

The cast of the Broadway revival of A Chorus Line performs on the Tony Awards.

 

 

"What I Did For Love" – Idina Menzel and Marvin Hamlisch:

 

Original cast members from A Chorus Line perform on "The Donahue Show." Here's "At the Ballet."

Priscilla Lopez sings "What I Did for Love" on "The Donahue Show."

Shirley Bassey performs "What I Did for Love."

 

Click this link to watch Eydie Gorme perform "What I Did for Love."

 

A tribute to Michael Bennett, where we see Donna McKechnie's fantastic "Music and the Mirror."

 

Adam Pascal singing "What I Did For Love" from A Chorus Line:

Watch the opening night curtain of A Chorus Line at Paper Mill:

 

A look at the London revival of A Chorus Line.

Baryshnikov on Broadway - "One."

The Chorus Line revival performs on "Dancing With the Stars."

The finale of the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line's 3,389th performance.

Aretha Franklin - "What I Did for Love."

Jessica Simpson performs "Music and the Mirror":

Linda Eder - "What I Did for Love."

 

The "Glee" cast sings "What I Did for Love."

Grace Jones does a groovy "What I Did for Love."