People: Sep. 22, 1986

His first outing on the Great White Way is now the longest-running musical in Broadway history (eleven years) and has grossed $242 million to date. So who can blame Composer Marvin Hamlisch (A Chorus Line), 42, if his latest project sounds the least little bit as if it could be called A Beauty Pageant? Actually titled Smile and loosely based on the 1975 film of that name, the show chronicles three days of competition and camaraderie among a group of high school contestants in a California beauty pageant. Some 3,000 girls auditioned for the 16 roles in the musical, which is...

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