THE SCREENING ROOM: Celebrating Tony Award Winner Michael Bennett (Video)

Tony Award winner Michael Bennett would have celebrated his 71st birthday April 8. In honor of the award-winning choreographer, director, performer, producer and writer, Playbill.com looks back at his career with clips from Follies, A Chorus Line, Dreamgirls and more.

Mr. Bennett was awarded Tonys for the direction and choreography of Follies and A Chorus Line as well as the choreography of Seesaw, Ballroom and Dreamgirls.

For more on his theatrical career, visit his page at the Playbill Vault.

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

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.

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."

Jennifer Holliday performs "And I'm Telling You" at the Tony Awards:

Jennifer Holliday and Jennifer Hudson duet on "And I'm Telling You":

Footage from the 1971 run-through.

Elaine Stritch performs "I'm Still Here."

Polly Bergen sings "I'm Still Here" at the Tony Awards.

The transformation to "Loveland."

Ann Miller performs "I'm Still Here."

 Dorothy Collins sings "Losing My Mind."

Elaine Paige sings "I'm Still Here."

 "Turkey Lurkey Time" from Promises, Promises in the movie "Camp":

"Turkey Lurkey Time" on the Tony Awards: