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12 hrs ago | Seattle Weekly

Opening Nights: A Chorus Line

This is how it is supposed to be, of course. The legendary musical, which opened on Broadway in 1975, offers a view of the unrefined side of musical theater.

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Yesterday | Alabama Live

Wright Center series opens Friday with Marvin Hamlisch tribute

Four Broadway veterans pay homage to the late Marvin Hamlisch Friday when the Samford University Signature Series opens its 2014-15 season. "One Singular Sensation! A Celebration of Marvin Hamlisch" will spotlight some of the composer's most memorable work, including "The Way We Were," "One," "What I Did For Love" and "They're Playing Our Song."

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Related Topix: The Way We Were, Drama Movies, Musical Movies, Jazz, Los Angeles, CA, Samford University, Arts, Opera, Entertainment

Thu Sep 11, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Photo Flash: First Look at Surflight Theatre's a Chorus Line, Now Playing Through 9/14

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton , one of the dancers in Michael Bennett 's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, directs and choreographs the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, now playing through September 14. Conceived and originally directed and choreographed by Michael Bennett , A Chorus Line has a book James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante , music by Marvin Hamlisch and lyrics by Edward Kleban . The original New York production was co-choreographed by Bob Avian .

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Michael Feinstein leads Pasadena Pops to 'New York, New York'

When the Pasadena Pops quickly signed Michael Feinstein to be its principal Pops conductor in 2013 following the death of his predecessor, Marvin Hamlisch, it looked like a coup and a gamble. There was little doubt that Feinstein was going to draw crowds like no one before him at the Pops, but could someone who had never conducted before sustain the momentum while learning on the job? Seventeen-year-old violinist Simone Porter, seen here at the Colburn School, makes her solo debut with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl on Sept.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Burbank Leader

Michael Feinstein meets the challenge

Noted singer-pianist Michael Feinstein remembers what he was thinking just before he took the stage last year for his inaugural performance as principal conductor of the Pasadena POPS.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Wake Up with BWW 8/27/14 - Red Eye of Love, Page, Cerveris, Hamilton and More

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: RED EYE OF LOVE begins off-Broadway, Patrick Page can't stop being bad at 54 Below, Michael Cerveris goes to NOLA and more! Next up in our series of Broadway stars introducing BWW's morning ... (more)

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BroadwayWorld.com

CPCC Announces Cast For they're Playing Our Song

America's premier funny man, Neil Simon , Tony Award-winning composer of "A Chorus Line," Marvin Hamlisch , and songwriter Carole Bayer Sager 's hit musical "They're Playing Our Song," is about their own up and down relationship.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Original a Chorus Line Star Mitzi Hamilton Directs and Choreographs...

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton , one of the dancers in Michael Bennett 's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, tonight, August 27-September 14. Conceived and originally directed and ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com

Original a Chorus Line Star Mitzi Hamilton to Direct & and...

Broadway veteran Mitzi Hamilton , one of the dancers in Michael Bennett 's original developmental workshop that provided the inspiration for the character of Val in A Chorus Line, will direct and choreograph the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical at Surflight Theatre, August 27-September 14. Conceived and originally directed and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Houston, TX, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Jazz, Theater, Arts, History Movies, Jesus Christ Superstar, Documentary Movies, Drama Movies, Musical Movies

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