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The Columbus Dispatch
'West Side Story' themes resonate with Columbus Children’s Theatreincluding best picture — starred Natalie Wood as Maria and Richard Beymer as To
'West Side Story' themes resonate with Columbus Children’s Theatre
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted yesterday
including best picture — starred Natalie Wood as Maria and Richard Beymer as Tony. Composer Leonard Bernstein, author Arthur Laurents, choreographer Jerome Robbins and lyricist Stephen Sondheim updated the Bard’s romantic tragedy from the... Read more
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The Morning Call
'West Side Story' opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Fest's 25th seasonstory of acceptance and community versus tribal warfare." "West Side Story" wa
'West Side Story' opens Pennsylvania Shakespeare Fest's 25th season
The Morning Call / Posted 16 days ago
story of acceptance and community versus tribal warfare." "West Side Story" was created by the legendary team of Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim in 1957. Razze says Robbins was talking as early as 1947 to... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Arts Around Town: Summer theater in valley honors Broadway's golden age of musicalsthe story as a modern musical version of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and c
Arts Around Town: Summer theater in valley honors Broadway's golden age of musicals
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 22 days ago
the story as a modern musical version of Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet" and called it "East Side Story." With playwright Arthur Laurents and composer Leonard Bernstein, the clashing street gangs on New York City’s East Side provided the backdrop... Read more
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The Morning Call
Theater: 'Gypsy' opens Muhlenberg summer music season"There's not a weak song. At the advice of Ethel Merman, who played the origina
Theater: 'Gypsy' opens Muhlenberg summer music season
The Morning Call / Posted 23 days ago
"There's not a weak song. At the advice of Ethel Merman, who played the original Mama Rose, Sondheim and [playwright] Arthur Laurents hired Jule Styne and he captured the sound and style of 1920-'30s vaudeville." The show brings back Mia... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Love thee, thriceshe explains, noting that it has been fun to work with the connections that lyr
Love thee, thrice
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 24 days ago
she explains, noting that it has been fun to work with the connections that lyricist Stephen Sondheim and librettist Arthur Laurents pulled from Shakespeare's text. "They translated is all really nicely." Bard on the road AST veteran actor... Read more
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The Forward
Why Barbra Streisand Should Think Twice About Starring in ‘Gypsy’of German stock, as was Ethel Merman, who originated the part. Although the cre
Why Barbra Streisand Should Think Twice About Starring in ‘Gypsy’
The Forward / Posted 25 days ago
of German stock, as was Ethel Merman, who originated the part. Although the creators of “Gypsy” included Jewish playwright Arthur Laurents and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, almost no Yiddishkeit is present in the show, apart from one stripper’s boast:... Read more
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The Forward
Why Barbra Streisand Should Reconsider Starring in ‘Gypsy’of German stock, as was Ethel Merman, who originated the part. Although the cre
Why Barbra Streisand Should Reconsider Starring in ‘Gypsy’
The Forward / Posted 26 days ago
of German stock, as was Ethel Merman, who originated the part. Although the creators of “Gypsy” included Jewish playwright Arthur Laurents and lyricist Stephen Sondheim, almost no Yiddishkeit is present in the show, apart from one stripper’s boast:... Read more
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The Morning Call
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 25th anniversary: Even more from the Bardmusical "West Side Story" kicks off the season June 15. "West Side Story" was
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 25th anniversary: Even more from the Bard
The Morning Call / Posted 26 days ago
musical "West Side Story" kicks off the season June 15. "West Side Story" was created by the legendary team of Robbins, Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim in 1957. Directing will be Dennis Razze, the festival's associate... Read more
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SaukValley.com
'Gypsy' gets TLP's season off to a big, brash beginningis well remembered as a 1959 collaboration of Jule Styne music and Stephen Sond
'Gypsy' gets TLP's season off to a big, brash beginning
SaukValley.com / Posted 28 days ago
is well remembered as a 1959 collaboration of Jule Styne music and Stephen Sondheim lyrics with book by Arthur Laurents. The results, perhaps unwittingly, contributed to everlasting classic American songs, including "Everything's... Read more
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examiner.com
Rapid Fire Q &A with Studio Tenn's 'West Side Story' choreographer and stars"West Side Story" is one of those Broadway musicals that seems to have been gol
Rapid Fire Q &A with Studio Tenn's 'West Side Story' choreographer and stars
examiner.com / Posted 28 days ago
"West Side Story" is one of those Broadway musicals that seems to have been golden from the inception, what with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Jerome Robbins. Now you add... Read more
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North Bay Bohemian
Romeo & MariaIn West Side Story—Sondheim, Bernstein and Arthur Laurents' beloved '50s-era st
Romeo & Maria
North Bay Bohemian / Posted 30 days ago
In West Side Story—Sondheim, Bernstein and Arthur Laurents' beloved '50s-era street-gang homage to Romeo and Juliet—two teenage New Yorkers meet by chance at a tense interracial community dance, and their forbidden love sets in motion a series of... Read more
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Variety
Connecticut Theater Review: Broadway-Bound Musical ‘Anastasia’on the meaning of identity and home, all manna for the musical stage. Source ma
Connecticut Theater Review: Broadway-Bound Musical ‘Anastasia’
Variety / Posted a month ago
on the meaning of identity and home, all manna for the musical stage. Source material includes the 1956 film (screenplay by Arthur Laurents, based on a Marcelle Maurette play adapted by Guy Bolton) and the 1997 animated film with a tuneful score by... Read more
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EuroNews
West Side Story in Salzburg, the operatic emotionto modernity. Initiated as early as 1949 by the choreographer Jerome Robbins a
West Side Story in Salzburg, the operatic emotion
EuroNews / Posted 1 months ago
to modernity. Initiated as early as 1949 by the choreographer Jerome Robbins and quickly proposed to the librettist Arthur Laurents and to Leonard Bernstein who is in charge of composing the score, the project (called back then East Side... Read more

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