BWW TV: Baayork Lee, Maury Yeston & More Remember Marvin Hamlisch at WHAT HE DID FOR LOVE Premiere
The new documentary Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love is the American Masters series' Season 27 finale, premiering nationally Friday, December 27, 2013, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and available on DVD January 14, 2014 via PBS Distribution. The film had its New York City premiere last night, and attendees included: Quincy Jones, David Zippel, Annaleigh Ashford, Baayork Lee & more. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of them about their friend and collaborator. Check out what they had to say below!
With exclusive access to Marvin Hamlisch's (June 2, 1944 - Aug. 6, 2012) personal archival treasure trove, candid interviews with A-list collaborators from music, stage and screen, and complete cooperation from his family, American Masters takes a deeply personal look at one of the greatest artists of our time. "The Way We Were," "Nobody Does It Better," A Chorus Line -- Marvin Hamlisch's hit streak was staggering. By age 31 he had won four Grammys, an Emmy, three Oscars, a Tony and a Pulitzer Prize -- making him one of only 2 PEGOT winners ever.
New interviews include wife Terre Blair Hamlisch, Barbra Streisand,Steven Soderbergh, Carly Simon, Quincy Jones,Christopher Walken, Sir Tim Rice, Joe Torre Allen, John Lithgow, Lucie Arnaz,Ann-Margret, Sir Howard Stringer, Kelli O'Hara, Brian D'Arcy James, Idina Menzel, Melissa Manchester, songwriter Carole Bayer Sager, and many others. 90 minutes. Trailer & more: pbs.org/americanmasters