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08/19/12

This Week on Broadway for August 19, 2012: Remembering Marvin Hamlisch

Peter Filichia, Michael Portantiere and James Marino talk about the passing of Marvin Hamlisch, review Dogfight and Bring It On, and talk about the news from around the Broadway community.

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Peter Filichia | [email protected] | Facebook
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James Marino | [email protected] | Twitter | Facebook
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Michael Portantiere | [email protected] | Facebook
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Notes and links for the podcast.

Topics:

Marvin Hamlisch

Marvin Hamlisch, Composer of A Chorus Line, Dies at 68 by Robert Simonson
Marvin Hamlisch, who achieved theatre immortality as the composer of the iconic musical A Chorus Line, died Aug. 7. He was 68.
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Genius’ greatest hit saved Broadway by Michael Riedel
Marvin Hamlisch wrote the musical that saved Broadway. The year was 1973, and Hamlisch, New York-born, Juilliard-trained, was out in Hollywood, collecting Oscars. He won three for movies tha…
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Without Marvin Hamlisch, some uncertainty for ‘Nutty Professor’ by David Ng
“The Nutty Professor” was the last stage musical that Marvin Hamlisch completed before the composer died unexpectedly on Monday at 68. The show, directed by and based on the movie that starr…
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Dogfight at Second Stage

Bring It On on Broadway

Opera News Reviews Porgy and Bess

Spike Lee Eyeing Porgy and Bess Film and “Do the Right Thing” Musical by Adam Hetrick
Academy Award-nominated director Spike Lee is in talks to film a new version of Porgy and Bess and to bring a stage musical adaptation of his 1989 Brooklyn-set film “Do the Right Thing&…
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Judy Garland Drama, End of the Rainbow, Fades On Broadway Aug. 19 by Adam Hetrick
Tony Award nominee Tracie Bennett takes her final bow as Judy Garland in Broadway’s End of the Rainbow, Peter Quilter’s play with music about the final days in the life of the iconic…
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No ‘Woods’ on B’way by Michael Riedel
To the tune of Stephen Sondheim’s “No One Is Alone” — or, if you don’t know it, “The Candy Man” (they’re practically interchangeable) — let’s all sing an ode to the Publi…
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Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons to Play Broadway Theatre by Dan Bacalzo
Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons will play a 50th anniversary concert at the Broadway Theatre, October 19-27. This Broadway concert will feature all of the group’s greatest hits as w…
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Bradley Cooper Aiming for Broadway Run of The Elephant Man by Brian Scott Lipton
Stage and screen star Bradley Cooper is considering bringing the Williamstown Theatre Festival’s recent production of Bernard Pomerance’s The Elephant Man to Broadway next fall, th…
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Alan Wasser Associates Won’t Renew Tony Awards Contract; On Hunt for New Management by BroadwayWorld
Just released is a statement from Charlotte St. Martin, Executive Director of The Broadway League amp Heather Hitchens, Executive Director of the American Theatre Wing
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ONCE Recoups on Broadway After 21 Weeks by BroadwayWorld
Producers of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical ONCE announced today that the production has recouped its capitalization after only 21 weeks 169 performances, faster than any new Broadway m…
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Lion King Will Become Fifth Longest-Running Show in Broadway History by Andrew Gans
Disney’s Tony-winning The Lion King will become the fifth longest-running show in Broadway history following the Aug. 15 2 PM matinee performance at the Minskoff Theatre.
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Santa is bringing us a lot of presents this year. And it’s only August! by Ken Davenport
Programming around the seasons is hard to do on Broadway, mostly due to theater availability. But something is happening this coming holiday season that has got my mittens in a bunch. Used…
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Michael talks about NYMF

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Music: 

The Way We Were from The Way We Were: Original Soundtrack Recording

What I Did for Love from A Chorus Line (1975 Original Broadway Cast)

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