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Barbra Streisand, Idina Menzel, and More Share Memories of Marvin Hamlisch in New PBS Documentary

”Marvin Hamlish: What He Did for Love” airs later this month.

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Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did for Love, Dori Berinstein’s new documentary about the prolific Broadway and Hollywood composer, will air on Friday, December 27 as the season finale of PBS’ American Masters series.

With access to Hamlisch’s archives and the complete cooperation from his estate, Berinstein explores Hamlisch’s life and career, which included Broadway hits like A Chorus Line, songs including “The Way We Were,” and the scores of the films The Sting and Sophie’s Choice, among many others. Hamlisch, who died in August 2012, was the recipient of four Grammys, four Emmys, three Oscars, three Golden Globes, a Tony Award, and a Pulitzer Prize, making him one of only two PEGOT winners in history.

Featured in the documentary will be interviews with Hamlisch’s family and famous friends, including Barbra Streisand, Christopher Walken, Carly Simon, Quincy Jones, John Lithgow, Woody Allen, Lucie Arnaz, Ann-Margret, Joe Torre, Kelli O'Hara, Brian d’Arcy James, Idina Menzel, Melissa Manchester, and Carole Bayer Sager, among many others.

Other Broadway-themed documentaries by Berinstein include Show Business: The Road to Broadway and Carol Channing – Larger Than Life.

Click here for more information on Marvin Hamlish: What He Did for Love and the American Masters series.