Scene to Song

Scene to Song Episode 75: Marvin Hamlisch, David Zippel, and Neil Simon’s The Goodbye Girl

March 28, 2022

In this episode, filmmaker, actress, podcaster, and singer Tammy Tuckey discusses Marvin Hamlisch, David Zippel, and Neil Simon's 1993 musical The Goodbye Girl looking at why we love this musical and what may not work about it. We also talk about the song "If He Really Knew Me" from Marvin Hamlisch, Carole Bayer Sager, and Neil Simon's 1978 musical They're Playing Our Song.

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Music played in this episode:
"No More" from The Goodbye Girl
"Paula (An Improvised Love Song)" from The Goodbye Girl
"My Rules/Elliot Garfield Grant" from The Goodbye Girl
"Who Would've Thought?" from The Goodbye Girl
"How Can I Win?" from The Goodbye Girl
"Don't Follow in My Footsteps" from The Goodbye Girl
"Richard Interred" from The Goodbye Girl
"I Think I Can Play This Part" from The Goodbye Girl
"If He Really Knew Me" from They're Playing Our Song

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