Michael Douglas Will Be Honored With Marvin Hamlisch Memorial Award
By Carey Purcell
In support of the American Cancer Society, One Centennial Sensation will honor the late Marvin Hamlisch's birthday with an evening of performances and appearances by friends and family June 3.
The event will be held at the Hudson Theatre at the Millennium Broadway Hotel, where Michael Douglas will receive the first annual Marvin Hamlisch Memorial Award.
Scheduled performers include Matthew Morrison, Lilla Crawford, John Lloyd Young, Capathia Jenkins, Robert Klein, Maria Friedman, Joel Grey, Kelli O'Hara, Marissa McGowan, Ben Vereen and Bernadette Peters.
Hamlisch's stage credits included A Chorus Line, Imaginary Friends, Sweet Smell of Success, Minnelli on Minnelli, The Goodbye Girl, Seesaw, They're Playing Our Song and Minnie's Boys. Some of his film work included "The Way We Were," "Ordinary People," "Sophie's Choice" and "The Mirror Has Two Faces."
Mr. Hamlisch died in August 2012.
Tickets and information about One Centennial Sensation can be found by visiting acsnycgala.org.
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