Marvin Hamlisch, the classically trained pianist who composed the music for shows including “A Chorus Line” and movies including “The Way We Were,” winning show business’s most sought-after awards by the armloads, has died. He was 68.
You’ve seen the splashy ads featuring names like Daniel Craig, Mary-Louise Parker and “Big Fish.” Now it’s time to check out the musicals, comedies and dramas vying for your attention and cash this fall. Here’s my selection of the most enticing.
Dark desires are sweeping through London’s theaters like a forest fire. There’s murderous incest at the National Theatre. There’s a nymphomaniac duchess at the Royal Opera. And a group of cynical whores are popping their corks at the Haymarket.