West Side Story, 1957

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Friday, April 17, 2009

WNYC's Sara Fishko tells a story rarely heard about the musical's legendary creators Jerome Robbins, Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, and Stephen Sondheim. And she explores how Cold War tensions simmered under the surface of the show's ethnic gang battles. 

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    Artist: 1957 Original Broadway Cast
    Album: West Side Story Cast Recording
    Label: Sony
    Purchase: Amazon

Contributors:

Sara Fishko

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