West side story anybodys somewhere

Revisiting West Side Story (VIDEOS)

Why, when I was your age— Action: Anxious A Shark. Tony turns up and they spend the night together. We didn't make it, Doc.

west side story anybodys somewhere

I had all the resources to pull from: The challenge is to be issued at a dance being held that evening in a gym. Laurents insists that, from the start, the use of Spanish was an experiment and that when he felt audiences did not understand what a song was about, he restored at least some of its English lyrics.

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Tony then goes to the war council, and he persuades both sides to agree to a simple fistfight between two people, one from each gang. Edit Mode. Tony and Maria, the show's doomed lovers, are now featured more prominently.

west side story anybodys somewhere

William Bramley. Why don't you pack up your gear and clear out? Copyist Supervisor: Martin Charnin.

west side story anybodys somewhere

That's when I became interested in directing the show. Toro A Shark.

After he leaves for the war council, Tony arrives to see Maria. Woolard are purposely independent of any particular decade. Arthur wanted the ballet to be connected a little bit more to the book and the characters.

west side story anybodys somewhere

Marilyn Cooper. During the "I Feel Pretty" number, an utterly gratuitous piece of shtick has been added in which Consuela and Maria have a mini-operatic throwdown to see which soprano can hold the highest note for the longest amount of time.

west side story anybodys somewhere

Two gangs, one white native born American Jets and the other Puerto Rican immigrant Sharks , are fighting over territory on Manhattan's West Side when Tony, former co-founder of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, the younger sister of the Sharks' leader Bernardo. Still, some of the current production's changes seem totally unnecessary and occasionally counterproductive: West Side Story. Official Broadway League sites: Carmen Gutierrez.