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Channel 8 San Diego
Bill Murray, Jan Vogler & Friends Perform A 'West Side Story' Medley The unlikely group come together to perform songs from Berenstein's 'West Sid
Channel 8 San Diego / Posted yesterday
The unlikely group come together to perform songs from Berenstein's 'West Side Story.' The unlikely group come... Read more
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The Morning Call
Secret Symphony exhibit in Allentown explores the lives of gay composersrenown as a conductor but also composed such works as “Symphony No. 2: The Age
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
renown as a conductor but also composed such works as “Symphony No. 2: The Age of Anxiety” and scores to Broadway musicals “West Side Story,” “On the Town” and “Wonderful Town.” Born in 1900, Copland wrote ballets “Billy the Kid,” “Rodeo” and... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
These were the Hollywood 'It' girls the year you were bornan icon for not only her time, but for generations to follow. Moguls like Rita
Houston Chronicle / Posted yesterday
an icon for not only her time, but for generations to follow. Moguls like Rita Moreno - best known for her role in "West Side Story" - or Whitney Houston - best known for many iconic hits - have left their mark and have helped pave the way... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
These were the Hollywood 'It' girls the year you were bornan icon for not only her time, but for generations to follow. Moguls like Rita
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted yesterday
an icon for not only her time, but for generations to follow. Moguls like Rita Moreno - best known for her role in "West Side Story" - or Whitney Houston - best known for many iconic hits - have left their mark and have helped pave the way... Read more
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The Shelby County Reporter
Briarwood Christian School to present ‘Arsenic and Old Lace’for middle- and high-school-aged students. Other upcoming Briarwood production
The Shelby County Reporter / Posted yesterday
for middle- and high-school-aged students. Other upcoming Briarwood productions include: “Twelve Angry Men” Jan. 4-6, “West Side Story” March 15-17 and “Beauty and the Beast Junior” with middle school students April 6-7. Eady said “West Side... Read more
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Arts Journal
Resurrecting a Broadway masterpieceThing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Gypsy,” “High Button Shoes,” “The Kin
Arts Journal / Posted 3 days ago
Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum,” “Gypsy,” “High Button Shoes,” “The King and I,” “Peter Pan,” “On the Town” and “West Side Story.” I’m not old enough to have seen the original productions of any of the 15 musicals that Robbins... Read more
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New Kerala
Princess Cruises Celebrates The New York Premiere Of Born To Dance With Stephen Schwartz And Daniel C. Levine Aboard Regal Princess - newkerala news #281615dancer, the highs and lows and that driving need to dance brought to life by so
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
dancer, the highs and lows and that driving need to dance brought to life by some of Broadway's most famous hits including "West Side Story," "A Chorus Line," "Chicago" and more. A who's-who of acclaimed choreographers and dancers virtually join the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
NASA’s Cassini spacecraft burns up in skies over SaturnSingers, spacecraft team members who belted out, “Tonight, tonight, we take the
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
Singers, spacecraft team members who belted out, “Tonight, tonight, we take the plunge tonight ...” to the music from “West Side Story.” Scientists are already eager to go back and delve into the wet, wild worlds of Enceladus and Titan.... Read more
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KTIV Sioux City
Sioux City Symphony to host casting auditions for West Side StoryThe Sioux City Symphony Orchestra will be hosting open auditions for its upcomi
KTIV Sioux City / Posted 3 days ago
The Sioux City Symphony Orchestra will be hosting open auditions for its upcoming production of West Side Story. The classic musical will be performed with a full symphony orchestra in celebration of Leonard Bernstein’s 100th-year... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March,
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March," "The Blue and the Gray," "America" from "West Side Story" and more. The concert is free; donations will be accepted. The band is always accepting new musicians who... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 18of its musical numbers, including the Oscar-nominated song "The Bare Necessitie
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
of its musical numbers, including the Oscar-nominated song "The Bare Necessities." [ + - ] 1961: The movie musical "West Side Story" opens in theaters. The movie would go on to dominate the 34th Academy Awards, winning 10 out of its 11 Oscar... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 18of its musical numbers, including the Oscar-nominated song "The Bare Necessitie
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 4 days ago
of its musical numbers, including the Oscar-nominated song "The Bare Necessities." [ + - ] 1961: The movie musical "West Side Story" opens in theaters. The movie would go on to dominate the 34th Academy Awards, winning 10 out of its 11 Oscar... Read more
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express
Berlin’s State Opera re-opens at Unter den Lindenby fire in 1843, and was bombed twice during the second world war. Related arti
express / Posted 5 days ago
by fire in 1843, and was bombed twice during the second world war. Related articles Operas Il Trovatore, Falstaff and West Side Story in Berlin - review Opera - Wagner's Tannhauser and Verdi's Simon Boccanegra at... Rebuilt in classical... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
'The Daily Show' in Chicago dishes deep on the cityone last scene from that show’s favorite local location. Or he might have found
Chicago Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
one last scene from that show’s favorite local location. Or he might have found himself suddenly in the middle of a “West Side Story” dance off. Maybe, when all was said and done, Monday’s wasn’t the funniest “Daily Show” that has ever... Read more
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Junkee
Cher Has Joined The 'Mamma Mia' Sequel, So Get Ready To Care About It A Whole Lot Morewill know she’ll do an excellent job in Mamma Mia because of that time she play
Junkee / Posted 5 days ago
will know she’ll do an excellent job in Mamma Mia because of that time she played every role in a one-woman production of West Side Story (aka the best video on the internet). Now we get Cher. In an ABBA jumpsuit. Please, bring it on immed... Read more
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New York Post
Bill Murray makes his Carnegie Hall debutbackup as the “Caddyshack” star emotes his way through an eclectic program that
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
backup as the “Caddyshack” star emotes his way through an eclectic program that ranges from Bach to “Zorba,” with a little “West Side Story” and Camille Saint-Saëns thrown in for good measure. Murray became hooked on classical several years ago,... Read more
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Billboard
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Almost Like Praying' Debuts as Top-Selling Song of the Week: 'I'm Filled With Gratitude'Program. Miranda penned "Almost," which contains elements of Leonard Bernstein
Billboard / Posted 5 days ago
Program. Miranda penned "Almost," which contains elements of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's "Maria," from West Side Story. "I wrote this song the day after the hurricane hit Puerto Rico," Miranda previously told Billboard. "We... Read more
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Hartford Courant
Yale's Globetrotting A Cappella Group The Spizzwinks Honors Its Hometown Pledgea recent rehearsal at William Harkness Hall, the Spizzwinks ran through some of
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
a recent rehearsal at William Harkness Hall, the Spizzwinks ran through some of its repertoire: "Somewhere," from "West Side Story," a 1926 Irving Berlin song called "Blue Skies," and several others. "The fact that we draw from both modern... Read more
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Hartford Courant
The Yale Spizzwinks' Promiseelse: a chance to travel to all six inhabited continents. At this recent rehear
Hartford Courant / Posted 5 days ago
else: a chance to travel to all six inhabited continents. At this recent rehearsall, the Spizzwinks ran through some of its repertoire: “Somewhere,” from “West Side Story,” a 1926 Irving Berlin song called “Blue Skies,” and several others. More h... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Accomplished author, musician and entrepreneur among those honored at eight annual Eisenhower Circle Celebrationteaching for 25 years. He has appeared in more than 200 cities worldwide, inclu
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 7 days ago
teaching for 25 years. He has appeared in more than 200 cities worldwide, including the North American and Asian tour of “West Side Story,” the national tour of “Mamma Mia!” and the national tour and European tour of “Smokey Joe’s Cafe.” Roth is... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
October 14His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Phi
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Philharmonic and from his music for "West Side Story," as well as "Candide," "Wonderful Town" and "On the Town." [ + - ] 1989: Actress Mia Wasikowska, best... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
October 14His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Phi
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
His fame derived from his long tenure as the music director of the New York Philharmonic and from his music for "West Side Story," as well as "Candide," "Wonderful Town" and "On the Town." [ + - ] 1989: Actress Mia Wasikowska, best... Read more
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Billboard
Lin-Manuel Miranda's 'Almost Like Praying' Set to Debut as Week's Top-Selling SongRelief Fund. Miranda wrote the song, which contains elements of Leonard Bernst
Billboard / Posted 8 days ago
Relief Fund. Miranda wrote the song, which contains elements of Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's "Maria," from West Side Story. "I wrote this song the day after the hurricane hit Puerto Rico," Miranda told Billboard. "We realized this... Read more
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/Film
Anna and the Apocalypse Interviewmusical moments in cinema that might have influenced your take on Anna and the
/Film / Posted 8 days ago
musical moments in cinema that might have influenced your take on Anna and the Apocalypse? John McPhail: I hadn’t seen West Side Story before but when I was in prep for [Anna and the Apocalypse] I watched it. One of the things is I wanted the... Read more
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Philly.com
Philadelphia Orchestra 'West Side Story' has its limits - but it also has the best 'I Feel Pretty' everWest Side Story has such a ruggedly uncompromising identity that only so much o
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
West Side Story has such a ruggedly uncompromising identity that only so much of it was transferable from its usual Broadway-theater environment to the Kimmel Center’s Verizon Hall, where the Philadelphia Orchestra opened a series of four semi-staged... Read more
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Boston Globe
In Melrose, a century of making musicthe room fills with the sound of the 80 people snapping their fingers. It’s fam
Boston Globe / Posted 9 days ago
the room fills with the sound of the 80 people snapping their fingers. It’s familiar: Symphonic Dances from “West Side Story,” Leonard Bernstein’s classical musical. The snapping stops. Everyone picks up their instruments and... Read more
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St. Catharines Standard
TRIB TOURNEY: Crosstown rivalsPort Colborne’s West Side Story in girls high school basketball didn’t have a h
St. Catharines Standard / Posted 9 days ago
Port Colborne’s West Side Story in girls high school basketball didn’t have a happy ending for host Port High. Instead of Good Looks and the Blue Bears, Port High became the earliest casualty at the 14th Tribune Girls Basketball Tournament, dropping... Read more
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Niagara Falls Review
TRIB TOURNEY: Crosstown rivalsPort Colborne’s West Side Story in girls high school basketball didn’t have a h
Niagara Falls Review / Posted 9 days ago
Port Colborne’s West Side Story in girls high school basketball didn’t have a happy ending for host Port High. Instead of Good Looks and the Blue Bears, Port High became the earliest casualty at the 14th Tribune Girls Basketball Tournament, dropping... Read more
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Welland Tribune
TRIB TOURNEY: Crosstown rivalsPort Colborne’s West Side Story in girls high school basketball didn’t have a h
Welland Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
Port Colborne’s West Side Story in girls high school basketball didn’t have a happy ending for host Port High. Instead of Good Looks and the Blue Bears, Port High became the earliest casualty at the 14th Tribune Girls Basketball Tournament, dropping... Read more
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Philly.com
Minefaire, Zombie Crawl, 'West Side Story,' and other things to do in Philadelphia Oct. 13 to 19and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St., $30 and $35
Philly.com / Posted 9 days ago
and 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Chris’ Jazz Cafe, 1421 Sansom St., $30 and $35, 215-568-3131, chrisjazzcafe.com CLASSICAL“West Side Story” By any measure, Leonard Bernstein was a remarkable musician. As a conductor, he led the New York... Read more
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Bay Area Reporter
Birthday party for Leonard BernsteinSaid" from "Songfest." Her fresh good looks added a delightful sense of self-aw
Bay Area Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
Said" from "Songfest." Her fresh good looks added a delightful sense of self-awareness to a vivacious "I Feel Pretty" from "West Side Story." Some of the concert felt a little like a work-in-progress, but with sturdy and perceptive support from... Read more
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The Mercury News
Rejoice: Omar Sosa and famed Quarteto AfroCubano back in East Baykicks off its 60th season with a concert paying tribute to George Gershwin, fea
The Mercury News / Posted 10 days ago
kicks off its 60th season with a concert paying tribute to George Gershwin, featuring selections from the composer’s “West Side Story,” “On the Town” and “Candide.” Contact Randy McMullen at rmcmullen@bayareanewsgroup.com. Follow him on... Read more
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KGW Channel 8 Portland
Campaign underway to save eclectic Movie Madness video storefavorite movie at the Hollywood Theater. A gift of $10,000 gets you a private 7
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 10 days ago
favorite movie at the Hollywood Theater. A gift of $10,000 gets you a private 70 mm screening of '2001: A Space Odyssey,' 'West Side Story' or 'Lawrence of Arabia.' The campaign website includes the following testimonials: “Movie Madness is a... Read more
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Lehigh Acres Citizen
Of Special Note ()veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March,
Lehigh Acres Citizen / Posted 10 days ago
veterans with the "Armed Forces Salute," "Hymn of Freedom," "Dam Busters March," "The Blue and the Gray," "America" from "West Side Story" and more. The concert is free; donations will be accepted. The band is always accepting new musicians who... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Bill Murray onstage at Orchestra Hall is a show no one else could have doneslave Jim to sail to freedom (the cellist’s “Moon River” was the inspired accom
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
slave Jim to sail to freedom (the cellist’s “Moon River” was the inspired accompaniment), and “America” (from Bernstein’s “West Side Story”), with emphasis on the line “Puerto Rico’s in America.” It need hardly be said that this “American folk... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
The Big 10 with Jeff D'Alessio, Oct. 8, 2017stars of a drag show in the Union for a TV project, writing about a local's far
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 14 days ago
stars of a drag show in the Union for a TV project, writing about a local's farm life, acting in a campus production of 'West Side Story' ... come to think of it, my life isn't that different now that I'm in New York City from what it was in... Read more
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Royston & Buntingford Crow
Older people enjoy Silver Sunday screening at Royston Picture PalacePicture: Councillor Lindsay Davidson Older people in Royston have enjoyed a sp
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 14 days ago
Picture: Councillor Lindsay Davidson Older people in Royston have enjoyed a special film showing of classic musical West Side Story at the Royston Picture Palace. To send a link to this page you must be logged in. Royston Town Council... Read more
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express
Star Wars 8 trailer: WATCH teaser for new full promo HERE nowon sale as the trailer launches. Rian Johnson, the film's director, hinted str
express / Posted 14 days ago
on sale as the trailer launches. Rian Johnson, the film's director, hinted strongly towards the plans when he tweeted to a West Side Story track called Something's Coming last night. Mark Hamill also dropped a not-so-subtle hint last month, but... Read more
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express
Star Wars 8 TRAILER: Did Rian Johnson just CONFIRM ‘something’s coming’ for Last Jedi?Johnson took to Twitter last night - and sent his followers into meltdown as he
express / Posted 14 days ago
Johnson took to Twitter last night - and sent his followers into meltdown as he tweeted simply a YouTube video of the West Side Story number Something’s Coming. In just six hours the post has amassed nearly 2,000 ‘likes’ and hundreds of... Read more
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The Christian Post
Lin-Manuel Miranda Releases 'Almost Like Praying' In Support of Puerto Ricothe worst storm to hit the island in modern history, and its name was Maria. An
The Christian Post / Posted 14 days ago
the worst storm to hit the island in modern history, and its name was Maria. And that's the name of my favorite song from West Side Story. So I thought, how can I flip that negative connotation into something positive for Puerto Rico?" Miranda... Read more
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Boston Herald
‘Hamilton’ creator’s Puerto Rico benefit hit star-ladenfrom its deft balance of hopeful and tragic elements. Representing the latter i
Boston Herald / Posted 15 days ago
from its deft balance of hopeful and tragic elements. Representing the latter is Miranda’s own part, an extract from the “West Side Story” number “Maria” that gives Miranda’s song its title and runs hauntingly through it. Stephen Sondheim and... Read more
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guardian-series
An evening of new theatre created in collaboration between young people and Muslim playwrightsCara Woods, Hailey Manuel and Nick Jones (supported by Brigitte Adela) Perform
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Cara Woods, Hailey Manuel and Nick Jones (supported by Brigitte Adela) Performed by pupils from Regent High School North West Side Story by Mediah Ahmed NW Cars in Cricklewood is closing down, to be replaced by an Uber office. Caught on... Read more
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dna
Listen to Lin-Manuel Miranda, Latino stars like Jennifer Lopez, Luis Fonsi sing for Puerto Rico reliefthe English- and Spanish-language song "Almost Like Praying." The song, a riff
dna / Posted 15 days ago
the English- and Spanish-language song "Almost Like Praying." The song, a riff on the tune Maria from the Broadway musical West Side Story, lists the names of all 78 of Puerto Rico's towns in its lyrics. Hurricane Maria, the worst hurricane to hit... Read more
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The Youngstown Vindicator
Latin stars team up for Puerto Ricothen it became the logistics of getting everyone recorded,” he said. The song
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 15 days ago
then it became the logistics of getting everyone recorded,” he said. The song borrows from “Maria,” the classic song from “West Side Story” and Miranda said the song popped into his head after the hurricane by the same name devastated Puerto Rico... Read more
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WGN TV Chicago
Lin-Manuel Miranda releases star-studded song for Puerto Rico“Say it loud and there’s music playing/ Say it soft and it’s almost like prayin
WGN TV Chicago / Posted 15 days ago
“Say it loud and there’s music playing/ Say it soft and it’s almost like praying.” The lyric is a nod to “Maria” from “West Side Story.” Proceeds from the song’s sale will benefit The Hispanic Federation, an organization which Miranda has been... Read more
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WTKR Norfolk
Lin-Manuel Miranda releases star-studded song for Puerto Rico“Say it loud and there’s music playing/ Say it soft and it’s almost like prayin
WTKR Norfolk / Posted 15 days ago
“Say it loud and there’s music playing/ Say it soft and it’s almost like praying.” The lyric is a nod to “Maria” from “West Side Story.” Proceeds from the song’s sale will benefit The Hispanic Federation, an organization which Miranda has been... Read more
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Boston Globe
‘I don’t want anyone in Puerto Rico to ever feel forgotten again.’“Almost Like Praying,” which takes its title and chorus from Leonard Bernstein
Boston Globe / Posted 15 days ago
“Almost Like Praying,” which takes its title and chorus from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s “Maria,” from “West Side Story,” is bursting with energy. In addition to referencing the storm’s name — “How can we flip a section of that... Read more
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The Mercury News
Lin-Manuel Miranda gather Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony, Rita Moreno to record song to help Puerto Ricotrying to make.” He also explained how he borrowed the song’s title and instan
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
trying to make.” He also explained how he borrowed the song’s title and instantly recognizable hook from a line in the “West Side Story” classic “Maria.” “I’ve got a musical theater brain,” he said. “I was very aware even as it was happening... Read more
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BBC News
Stars unite for Puerto Rico relief songLike Praying mixes Spanish and English lyrics and takes its tune from elements
BBC News / Posted 15 days ago
Like Praying mixes Spanish and English lyrics and takes its tune from elements of the song Maria from the hit musical West Side Story. A video of the recording has been released on YouTube. Mr Miranda has been a strong critic of the US... Read more
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Sun-Sentinel
Miami's Camila Cabello, Gloria Estefan, Luis Fonsi sing to help Puerto Ricorecorded," he said. The song borrows from "Maria," the classic song from Leona
Sun-Sentinel / Posted 15 days ago
recorded," he said. The song borrows from "Maria," the classic song from Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's "West Side Story" and Miranda said the song popped into his head after the hurricane by the same name devastated Puerto Rico... Read more
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