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Evening at Pops; Marvin Hamlisch And Friends With Showstoppers


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Evening at Pops
Marvin Hamlisch And Friends With Showstoppers
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

Program Description

Guest conductor Marvin Hamlisch and friends go for broke on every tune in a program of certified hits called "Showstoppers." Performers include: Colm Wilkinson, Sally Wolf, Raquel Welch, Marilyn Cooper and the hot contemporary jazz-gospel a cappella group, Take 6, and Marvin Hamlisch himself at the piano. In addition, Hamlisch conducts the Pops in a medley of Gershwin, Bernstein and Sondheim songs, a segment he calls "Songs I Wish I Had Written."



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Broadcast program

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Performance for a Live Audience
Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
Chicago: “Evening at Pops; Marvin Hamlisch And Friends With Showstoppers,” 07/07/1993, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 25, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59456084277F4EB2898393FE4DB9A7F9.
MLA: “Evening at Pops; Marvin Hamlisch And Friends With Showstoppers.” 07/07/1993. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 25, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59456084277F4EB2898393FE4DB9A7F9>.
APA: Evening at Pops; Marvin Hamlisch And Friends With Showstoppers. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_59456084277F4EB2898393FE4DB9A7F9
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