Marvin Hamlisch (Writer) | Playbill

Marvin Hamlisch

Writer, Arranger

It seemed his fate to brush up against show-business legends while on his way up the ladder. He wrote songs for Liza Minnelli, worked with Judy Garland and was accompanist and straight man for Groucho Marx during a 1974-75 tour.

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  • Born: Jun 01, 1944 in New York, New York
  • Death: Aug 05, 2012 in Los Angeles, CA

Roles (30)

Liza's at the Palace Playbill - Opening Night Liza's at the Palace....
Opened December 03, 2008
  • Orchestrations
  • Music Arrangements
A Chorus Line Playbill - Opening Night A Chorus Line
Opened October 05, 2006
  • Music
A Chorus Line Playbill - Opening Night
Imaginary Friends Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 2002 Imaginary Friends
Opened December 12, 2002
  • Composer
Imaginary Friends Playbill - Opening Night, Dec 2002
Sweet Smell of Success Playbill - Opening Night Sweet Smell of Success
Opened March 14, 2002
  • Music
Minnelli on Minnelli Playbill - Opening Night Minnelli on Minnelli
Opened December 08, 1999
  • Musical Supervisor
  • Music Arrangements
Minnelli on Minnelli Playbill - Opening Night
Street Corner Symphony Playbill - Nov 1997 Street Corner Symphony
Opened November 24, 1997
  • Featured Songs
The 47th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 6, 1993 The 47th Annual Tony Awards - 1993
Opened June 06, 1993
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
The Goodbye Girl Playbill - Color, March 1993 The Goodbye Girl
Opened March 04, 1993
  • Music
Blithe Spirit Playbill - April 1987 Blithe Spirit
Opened March 31, 1987
  • Music Arrangements
Smile Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1986 Smile
Opened November 24, 1986
  • Music
Smile Playbill - Opening Night, Nov 1986
André DeShields Haarlem Nocture Playbill - November 1984 André De Shields' Haarlem Nocturne
Opened November 18, 1984
  • Featured Songs ("The Way We Were")
Shirley MacLaine on Broadway Playbill - Opening Night, April 1984 Shirley MacLaine on Broadway
Opened April 19, 1984
  • Music
The 37th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - June 5, 1983 The 37th Annual Tony Awards - 1983
Opened June 05, 1983
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
The 36th Annual Tony Awards Playbill - 1982 The 36th Annual Tony Awards - 1982
Opened June 06, 1982
  • as Participating Artist (Original)
Up in One Playbill - May 1979 Up in One
Opened May 23, 1979
  • Additional musical material
  • Special arrangements
Up in One Playbill - May 1979
They're Playing Our Song Playbill - Dec 1979 They're Playing Our Song
Opened February 11, 1979
  • Music
They're Playing Our Song Playbill - Dec 1979
A Chorus Line Playbill - July 1975 A Chorus Line
Opened October 19, 1975
  • Music
A Chorus Line Playbill - July 1975
Pb Listing Placeholder BROADWAY V4 Jule's Friends at the Palace
Opened May 19, 1974
  • Performer
Liza Playbill - Jan 1974 Liza
Opened January 06, 1974
  • Musical Coordinator
  • Musical Arrangements
Seesaw Playbill - March 1973 Seesaw
Opened March 18, 1973
  • Dance Arrangements
Minnie's Boys Playbill - March 1970 Minnie's Boys
Opened March 26, 1970
  • Incidental Music
  • Dance Arrangements
Golden Rainbow Playbill - Opening Night, Feb 1968 Golden Rainbow
Opened February 04, 1968
  • Dance Music Arrangements
Henry, Sweet Henry Playbill - Oct 1967 Henry, Sweet Henry
Opened October 23, 1967
  • Dance Arrangements
Funny Girl Playbill - May 1964 Funny Girl
Opened March 26, 1964
  • Assistant Vocal Arrangements

Awards

Drama Desk Award
2002 Outstanding Music Nominee
1993 Outstanding Music Nominee
1979 Outstanding Music Nominee
1976 Outstanding Music and Lyrics Winner
New York Drama Critics' Circle
1975 Best Musical Winner
Pulitzer Prize
1976 Pulitzer Prize for Drama Winner
Tony Award
2002 Best Original Score Nominee
1976 Best Original Score Winner
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