Latest West Side Story Stories

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,...

2009-02-21 14:08:16

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2008-10-09 06:00:27

By Elysa Gardner It wasn't Stephen Sondheim's idea to name the new box set commemorating his career The Story So Far ... "I didn't really think about it," says Sondheim, who at 78 has been writing words and music for more than a half-century.

2008-09-22 18:00:22

By ROGER BULL West Side Story is kind of stuck in between. It isn't old enough to be historic, and it's not new enough anymore to be modern. And, yes, the 1950s retelling of Romeo and Juliet on the streets of New York has its dated elements.

2008-08-24 03:00:17

By Tanner, Michael West Side Story Sadler's Wells Tete a Tete Riverside Studios, Hammersmith West Side Story is just over half a century old, and unlike most famous musicals of its period, or any other, it doesn't just get 'revived' every now and then, it is very much in the repertory -- but of what? There's hardly such a thing as a repertory of musicals, or if there is then this is almost the only plausible member.

2008-08-22 09:00:43

NEW YORK, Aug. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The legacy of Leonard Bernstein -- as a conductor, composer, and music advocate -- in the history and trajectory of twentieth-century America music can hardly be overstated.

2008-08-11 09:01:01

By Mark Tallentire PLAYING the lovestruck heroine Maria in Bernstein, Sondheim and Laurent?s musical would be a challenge for an experienced stage star. For a 16-year-old from Middlesbrough, the challenge is of Everest proportions. But Jessica Robinson is surely a star of the future.

2008-08-08 21:00:13

ARCADIA - The music of Bernstein's most popular works, "Candide" and "West Side Story," will be featured at the California Philharmonic's "Beethoven, Bernstein and Bolero," which takes place at 8 p.m. Aug. 23 at the The Arboretum, 301 N. Baldwin Ave.

2008-08-07 18:01:05

YOUNG stars are set to shine tonight as they take centre stage. A cast of 160 budding actors, dancers and singers from across the North East has taken over the Sunderland Empire this week. The theatre is once again running its summer school project, called Stage Experience.

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.

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