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Maria Friedman to Give Benefit Concert for Hamlisch Awards

Playbill reports: Three-time Olivier-winning actor Maria Friedman, currently represented on Broadway as the director of the top-grossing Merrily We Roll Along revival, will give a one-night-only benefit concert on March 4 at the Hudson Theatre, the home of the Sondheim revival. The concert will serve as a benefit for Broadway Cares, The Stephen Sondheim Foundation and The Marvin Hamlisch International Music Awards. …

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Maria Friedman Sings Marvin Hamlisch at The Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT

On Saturday, September 24, 2022, Orchestra Lumos will present Maria Friedman singing the music of Marvin Hamlisch, Michel Legrand and Stephen Sondheim at The Palace Theatre in Stamford, CT. Direct from her smash London sell-out run of Legacy at the Menier Chocolate Factory Theatre, Friedman will recall her experiences with three of the greatest songwriters of all time. With a …

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New Jersey Youth Symphony to Present Hamlisch’s “Anatomy of Peace”

On Saturday, February 26, “Anatomy of Peace” — the only symphony ever written by composer/conductor Marvin Hamlisch — will make its East Coast premiere at a Concert for Peace at the Union County Arts Center in Rahway, New Jersey. Inspired by the book “Anatomy of Peace” by author Emery Reve, Hamlisch’s 25-minute symphony premiered in 1991 and was subsequently played …