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2009-08-27 10:53:18

A key scene in West Side Story, sung in Spanish in the new Broadway revival, will once again be sung in English, The New York Times reported.

2009-04-14 09:00:00

POINT FOUNDATION'S GALA, POINT HONORS...

2009-04-03 06:23:00

Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM Directed by ARTHUR LAURENTS NEW YORK, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Masterworks proudly announces the upcoming release of the New Broadway Cast Recording of WEST SIDE STORY. The recording will be available nationwide on June 2, 2009.

2009-03-10 10:00:00

'Ugly Betty' Creator Sylvio Horta to Receive Point Courage Award, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP to Receive Point Inspiration Award and 'West Side Story' Director Arthur Laurents to Receive Inaugural Point Legend Award at Organization's Annual New York Benefit NEW YORK, March 10 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Foundation (Point), the nation's largest scholarship-granting organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) students of merit, today announced the recipients of its Courage,...

2008-09-11 03:00:15

By Claudia Palma The Covina Performing Arts Center had a stellar opening weekend for its sixth main stage production, "Gypsy." The classical Broadway musical opened Friday, Sept. 5, to a sold- out crowd that continued through the weekend. The production will run until Oct. 12.

2008-08-07 03:00:21

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera saved the best for last. "West Side Story," the final production of its 2008 summer season, took the company out on a soaring and emotional high.

2008-07-30 09:00:56

By Matt Wolf Can one ever say too much about love or cease to marvel at the dramatic possibilities afforded by that most profound of emotions? Not on the evidence of a London theater given over of late to meditations, by turns beautiful and brutal, on the often unexpected course traveled by any and all amours.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Rhoda Koenig First Night WEST SIDE STORY Sadler's Wells LONDON **** You can see why they were terrified.

2008-07-13 09:00:25

By WORDS BY DAVID BENEDICT This month, 'West Side Story' returns to the London stage in a form unchanged since 1957. Time for a 21st-century makeover? Certainly not, says its original lyricist, Stephen Sondheim...


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.