Musical “SMILE” — The Songs. ▶ Song: The Very Best Week of Our Lives — The Music of Marvin Hamlisch

The song “The Very Best Week of Our Lives” is from the Musical SMILE. (Broadway, 1986) — Musical Score by Composer Marvin Hamlisch (1944–2012) and Book & Lyrics by Lyricist Howard Ashman (1950–1991)

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Song "The Very Best Week of Our Lives" from the Musical SMILE. (Broadway, 1986) - Musical Score by Composer Marvin Hamlisch, Book & Lyrics by Lyricist Howard Ashman

Song “The Very Best Week of Our Lives” from the Musical SMILE. (Broadway, 1986) — Musical Score by Composer Marvin Hamlisch, Book & Lyrics by Lyricist Howard Ashman

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Musical SMILE: “A swift paced and thoroughly professional entertainment.” — Time

 

This touching and satiric musical by the creators of Little Shop of Horrors, A Chorus Line and They’re Playing Our Song.

 

SMILE is a musical with music by Marvin Hamlisch and book and lyrics by Howard Ashman. It was originally produced on Broadway in 1986. The musical is based loosely on a 1975 film of the same title, from a screenplay by Jerry Belson.

Broadway Musical "SMILE" (1986) - Musical score by Marvin Hamlisch. Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman.

Broadway Musical “SMILE” (1986) — Musical score by Marvin Hamlisch. Book & Lyrics by Howard Ashman.

 

About the Musical: SMILE:

Smile chronicles the backstage troubles of the fictional 1985 California Young American Miss beauty pageant held in Santa Rosa, California. The main characters include Robin Gibson and Doria Hudson, two contestants who befriend and help each other throughout the week; Brenda DiCarlo Freelander, an ex‐Young American Miss second‐runner‐up coordinating the pageant; and Brenda’s husband Big Bob, an RV Salesman trying to help her through the week. — READ MORE, GET LICENSE

SONG: The Very Best Week of Our Lives, from the Musical SMILE.

 

VIDEO: Song: The Very Best Week of Our Lives. Musical: SMILE. (Rendition by a production High School Team, Year 2000) Thanks to MCBertha for upload!)

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