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Marvin Hamlisch

 
Date Of Birth:
June 02, 1944
Date Of Death:
August 06, 2012 (68)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Hamlisch, one of only eleven EGOT winners in the history of the entertainment industry, was awarded three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards for his work. On Broadway, he wrote the music for A Chorus Line - which received the Pulitzer Prize - as well as They’re ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 02, 1944
Date of Death: August 06, 2012 (68)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Hamlisch, one of only eleven EGOT winners in the history of the entertainment industry, was awarded three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards for his work. On Broadway, he wrote the music for A Chorus Line - which received the Pulitzer Prize - as well as They’re ... (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
1974
Performer

Productions

 
[Broadway, 1999]
Music Arranger
Musical Supervisor
 
[Broadway, 1987]
Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1979]
Music Arrangements
 
[Broadway, 1974]
Musical Coordinator
 
[Broadway, 1973]
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1970]
Dance/Incidental Arrangements
Composer
Dance Music Arranger
 
[Broadway, 1967]
Dance Music Arranger

Writing

Composer
Composer
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Additional Music
Additional Music
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Additional Material
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Photos

Melissa Manchester & Marvin Hamlisch Photo

Melissa Manchester & Marvin Hamlisch

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Date:
08/14/2018
Sammy Williams, Ron Dennis, Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie, Larry Bank & Priscilla Lop Photo

Sammy Williams, Ron Dennis, Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie, Larry Bank & Priscilla Lopez performing in the All Star Benefit √Ę‚ā¨Ň"Six Degrees of Marvin Hamlisch√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě benefitting The Actors Fund and honoring Broadway Musical Director Fran Liebergall at Symphony

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Date:
03/20/2018
Sammy Williams, Ron Dennis, Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie, Robert LuPone & Priscilla  Photo

Sammy Williams, Ron Dennis, Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie, Robert LuPone & Priscilla Lopez with Fran Liebergall performing in the All Star Benefit √Ę‚ā¨Ň"Six Degrees of Marvin Hamlisch√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě benefitting The Actors Fund and honoring Broadway Musical Director Fran

From: 
Date:
03/20/2018
Sammy Williams, Ron Dennis, Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie, Larry Bank & Priscilla Lop Photo

Sammy Williams, Ron Dennis, Kelly Bishop, Donna McKechnie, Larry Bank & Priscilla Lopez performing in the All Star Benefit √Ę‚ā¨Ň"Six Degrees of Marvin Hamlisch√Ę‚ā¨¬Ě benefitting The Actors Fund and honoring Broadway Musical Director Fran Liebergall at Symphony

From: 
Date:
03/20/2018
Marvin Hamlisch in New York City. 1989 Photo

Marvin Hamlisch in New York City. 1989

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Date:
12/30/2012

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
1974
Performer

Productions

[Broadway, 1999]
Music Arranger

Musical Supervisor

[Broadway, 1987]
Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1979]
Music Arrangements

[Broadway, 1974]
Musical Coordinator

[Broadway, 1973]
Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1970]
Dance/Incidental Arrangements

Composer

Dance Music Arranger

[Broadway, 1967]
Dance Music Arranger

Writing
Composer
Composer
Composer
Additional Music
Additional Music
Composer
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Composer
Composer
Additional Material
Composer
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Composer

Marvin Hamlisch Biography

Hamlisch, one of only eleven EGOT winners in the history of the entertainment industry, was awarded three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards for his work. On Broadway, he wrote the music for A Chorus Line - which received the Pulitzer Prize - as well as They’re Playing Our Song, The Goodbye Girl and Sweet Smell of Success.

He is the composer of more than forty motion picture scores including his Oscar-winning score and song for The Way We Were and his adaptation of Scott Joplin’s music for The Sting, for which he received a third Oscar. His prolific output of scores for films include original compositions and/or musical adaptations for Sophie’s Choice, Ordinary People, The Swimmer, Three Men and a Baby, Ice Castles, Take the Money and Run, Bananas and Save the Tiger.

Marvin Hamlisch held the position of principal pops conductor for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Pasadena Symphony and Pops, Seattle Symphony and San Diego Symphony.

Hamlisch was Musical Director and arranger of Barbra Streisand’s 1994 concert tour of the U.S. and England as well as of the television special, Barbra Streisand: The Concert (for which he received two of his Emmys).




Marvin Hamlisch Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2002 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Marvin Hamlisch, Sweet Smell of Success
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1993 - Outstanding Music Gold Star
Marvin Hamlisch, The Goodbye Girl
 
Olivier Awards - 1980 - Musical of the Year
Marvin Hamlisch, They're Playing Our Song
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1979 - Outstanding Music
Marvin Hamlisch, They're Playing Our Song
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1976 - Outstanding Music & Lyrics Gold Star
Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line
 
Tony Awards - 1976 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre Gold Star
Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line
 
New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1975 - Best Musical Gold Star
Marvin Hamlisch, A Chorus Line

Marvin Hamlisch News

Broadway and Cabaret Stars, Comedy, Classics and More Come to Davenport's Piano Bar & Photo Broadway and Cabaret Stars, Comedy, Classics and More Come to Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret This October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Davenport's Piano Bar & Cabaret, Chicago's premier location for enjoying music in an intimate setting, announces its roster of September performances in its Cabaret and Piano Bar. Davenport's, 1383 North Milwaukee Ave., is open Thursdays 7 - 11 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays from 7 p.m. - 12 a.m. and Sundays from 6 - 11 p.m. 

VIDEO: Idina Menzel Covers Harry Styles' 'Adore You' Photo VIDEO: Idina Menzel Covers Harry Styles' 'Adore You'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 19, 2022

Idina Menzel has shared a video of herself covering Harry Styles' hit Adore You! Watch the video here!

Wendy Scherl Reprises THE SWEETNESS AND THE SORROW at The Green Room 42 Photo Wendy Scherl Reprises THE SWEETNESS AND THE SORROW at The Green Room 42
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 19, 2022

After two shows last May, Wendy Scherl returns to New York and The Green Room 42 with a tribute show to the late, great Marvin Hamlisch.

Review: A CHORUS LINE at STAGES St. Louis In The Ross Family Theater At The Kirkwood  Photo Review: A CHORUS LINE at STAGES St. Louis In The Ross Family Theater At The Kirkwood Performing Arts Center
by James Lindhorst - Sep 15, 2022

The actors in this production do a magnificent job conveying their characters stories with acting choices that are credible and believable. STAGES St. Louis’ production succeeds because the audience connects with each of the dancers portrayed including those who may not initially seem warm or likeable. By the end of the production, the audience is rooting for all the auditioning dancers to win the job and feels the joy and disappointment for each because their stories have induced a personal connection.

DORIAN WOODRUFF PRESENTS: THE LYRICS OF ALAN AND MARILYN BERGMAN To Play Pangea Photo DORIAN WOODRUFF PRESENTS: THE LYRICS OF ALAN AND MARILYN BERGMAN To Play Pangea
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 12, 2022

Dorian Woodruff will trade in his Barry Manilow show for a Marilyn and Alan Bergman tribute.

Jeffrey Vause Continues Performances Of ALOHA, OY! at Don't Tell Mama Photo Jeffrey Vause Continues Performances Of ALOHA, OY! at Don't Tell Mama
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 11, 2022

Jeffrey Vause's memoir cabaret has another performance on September 24th.

Interview: Maria Friedman of MARIA FRIEDMAN IN CONCERT at The Palace Theater For Orch Photo Interview: Maria Friedman of MARIA FRIEDMAN IN CONCERT at The Palace Theater For Orchestra Lumos, Stamford CT.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 8, 2022

Bringing a new version of her hit show LEGACY to the States, Maria Friedman will play Stamford Connecticut in a gala performance for the Orchestra Lumos.

Kate Baldwin, Amber Gray, Bonnie Milligan & More to Perform at The American Theatre W Photo Kate Baldwin, Amber Gray, Bonnie Milligan & More to Perform at The American Theatre Wing Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2022

The American Theatre Wing has announced performers for their annual Gala. Performers include Kate Baldwin, The Broadway Boys, Gretchen Cryer, Amber Gray, Aisha de Haas, Luna, Charlotte Maltby, Bonnie Milligan and more.

Jeffrey Vause Returns To Don't Tell Mama With ALOHA OY!, September 10 & 24 Photo Jeffrey Vause Returns To Don't Tell Mama With ALOHA OY!, September 10 & 24
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2022

Proud Image Theatre Company's Jeffrey Vause returns to Don't Tell Mama with Aloha Oy! The Cabaret on Saturdays, September 10 and 24, both at 5 PM. Music director is John Bowen.

SIMPLY BARBRA Starring Steven Brinberg Returns to OSCAR'S in Palm Springs This Month Photo SIMPLY BARBRA Starring Steven Brinberg Returns to OSCAR'S in Palm Springs This Month
by Stephi Wild - Sep 7, 2022

Steven Brinberg¬†(Simply Barbra), Award-winning singer and actor returns with¬†‚ÄúSIMPLY BARBRA - ‚Ä̬†to¬†Oscar's¬†(125 E Tahquitz Canyon Way #108¬†¬†Palm Springs, CA 92262)¬†¬†on Thursday, September 22 and Friday, September 23 at 7:00pm.

Marvin Hamlisch Videos

VIDEO: Terre Blair Hamlisch Joins Cast Of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR To Honor Marvin Hamlisc VideoVIDEO: Terre Blair Hamlisch Joins Cast Of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR To Honor Marvin Hamlisch
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2022

Terre Blair Hamlisch joined the cast of The Nutty Professor on stage Saturday, August 6 at Ogunquit Playhouse to pay tribute to her late husband, Marvin Hamlisch, on the 10th anniversary of his passing. The Nutty Professor was the last stage musical that Marvin Hamlisch completed before the composer died.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Tommy Bracco, Sarah Bowden & More in Pittsburgh CLO's A CH VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Tommy Bracco, Sarah Bowden & More in Pittsburgh CLO's A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2022

Get a first look at Pittsburgh CLO's A Chorus Line - from the pen of legendary composer Marvin Hamlisch comes this Tony¬ģ Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning ‚Äúsingular sensation!‚ÄĚ

VIDEO: Rupert Holmes Opens Up About the Nutty Journey of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR VideoVIDEO: Rupert Holmes Opens Up About the Nutty Journey of THE NUTTY PROFESSOR
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jul 10, 2022

Things are about to get nutty in Maine! Ogunquit Playhouse is presenting the musical adaptation of the beloved film comedy The Nutty Professor. Watch as Holmes checks in with

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman VideoVIDEO: Barbra Streisand Pays Tribute to Marilyn Bergman
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2022

Songwriter Marilyn Bergman died at age 93 on January 8, 2022. Now, Barbra Streisand has paid tribute to the Bergmans in a new video on her YouTube channel, featuring clips and photos of them together.

BWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli! VideoBWW Exclusive Flashback: Listen to Jim Caruso's Birthday Chat with Liza Minnelli!
by Jim Caruso - Mar 12, 2021

Birdland's Jim Caruso reflects on a 15-year-old chat he had with legendary Liza Minnelli on another milestone birthday celebration!

VIDEO: Watch an All New Lyric Video For 'One' From A CHORUS LINE, in Honor of the Sho VideoVIDEO: Watch an All New Lyric Video For 'One' From A CHORUS LINE, in Honor of the Show's 45th Anniversary
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2020

In celebration of the 45th Anniversary of A Chorus Line this past weekend (July 25th) a new lyric video was released for the song a?oeOne.a??

Broadway Rewind: A CHORUS LINE Is a Singular Sensation on Broadway! VideoBroadway Rewind: A CHORUS LINE Is a Singular Sensation on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 9, 2020

This episode of Broadway Rewind takes you to the opening night celebration of the new production of Michael Bennett's Pulitzer Prize winning musical A Chorus Line. But we start things off at a rehearsal for the one night only Actors Fund Benefit of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, which starred Emily Skinner as Miss Mona and Broadway's original 'Annie' herself, Andrea McArdle as Doatsey Mae. McArdle told BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge about her take on the role and her song, 'She reminds me a little bit of that Mabel Normand character. Doatsey Mae is very smart. If it wasn't for that Chicken Ranch in town, she would have been a happening girl. She's overshadowed by all of this tardiness in this tiny little town, (and the song), is a heartbreaking number. It's sweet and a great country number.

VIDEO: Antonio Banderas Teaches Conan Choreography From A CHORUS LINE VideoVIDEO: Antonio Banderas Teaches Conan Choreography From A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Feb 4, 2020

Oscar nominee Antonio Banderas was a guest on Monday night's episode of Conan. During the interview, he spoke about the  theater he bought in his hometown of Malaga, Spain. Banderas told Conan about how the theater opened with a production of A Chorus Line, where he played Zach. Banderas even sshowed Conan some of his dance moves from the production!

VIDEO: Watch Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway Give 'Lullaby of Broadway' a HAMILTON Twist VideoVIDEO: Watch Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway Give 'Lullaby of Broadway' a HAMILTON Twist!
by Stage Tube - Nov 27, 2019

The Tony Award-nominated Callaway Sisters are back by popular demand at Feinstein's/54 Below with their new show Broadway the Calla-way!  Serving up a feast this Thanksgiving week (through November 30), Liz and Ann Hampton Callaway raise the roof with showstoppers by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerry Herman, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Marvin Hamlisch, Stephen Schwartz, Kander & Ebb, and more.

Exclusive Video: Get A First Look At Antonio Banderas In A CHORUS LINE VideoExclusive Video: Get A First Look At Antonio Banderas In A CHORUS LINE
by Alan Henry - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production of A CHORUS LINE now on stage in Spain, co-directed by and starring Antonio Banderas!


Marvin Hamlisch Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Marvin Hamlisch been in?
Marvin Hamlisch has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Marvin Hamlisch been in?
Marvin Hamlisch has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Marvin Hamlisch been nominated for?
Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for Sweet Smell of Success , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Goodbye Girl , Musical of the Year (Olivier Awards) for They're Playing Our Song , Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for They're Playing Our Song , Outstanding Music & Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for A Chorus Line Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for A Chorus Line and Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Chorus Line .

What awards has Marvin Hamlisch won?
Outstanding Music (Drama Desk Awards) for The Goodbye Girl, Outstanding Music & Lyrics (Drama Desk Awards) for A Chorus Line Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for A Chorus Lineand Best Musical (New York Drama Critics Circle Awards) for A Chorus Line.

How many shows has Marvin Hamlisch written?
Marvin Hamlisch has written 14 shows including Actor, Lawyer, Indian Chief (Composer), Half Time (Additional Music), A Chorus Line (Composer), They're Playing Our Song (Composer), Peter Allen: Up in One (Additional Material), Jean Seberg (Composer), Shirley MacLaine on Broadway (Composer), Smile (Composer), Hundreds of Hats (Composer), The Goodbye Girl (Composer), Sweet Smell of Success (Composer), Imaginary Friends (Composer), Gotta Dance (Additional Music), The Nutty Professor (Composer).