Monday, March 30, 2020

Get a Glimpse at Steven Spielberg's Upcoming West Side Story Movie by Diep Tran

Transport yourself somewhere with these newimages from the upcoming West Side Story film. Directed by Steven Spielberg, West Side Story is based on the musical of the same name (which was r…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo Sing 'He's Got the Whole World in His Hands'

Cynthia Erivo took to Instagram today to post a video of herself singing 'Somewhere' From West Side Story.

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A first look at Spielberg’s WEST SIDE STORY film by Gabi Bergman

Something’s coming, something good… Steven Spielberg’s upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story is set to hit theatres in December 2020, and

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First Look: Stephen Spielberg’s West Side Story Movie by Broadway Direct

Of the many movie musicals set to hit the big screens in 2020, the new West Side Story, directed by three-time Oscar winner Steven Spielberg with a screenplay by Tony Kushner, is one of the …

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Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Rachel Zegler, Ansel Elgort, & More in the Upcoming WEST SIDE STORY Film!

20th Century Studios has shared the first look images of the cast of the upcoming film adaptation of West Side Story!

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Take a Look at Steven Spielberg’s Upcoming Film Adaptation of West Side Story by Marc J. Franklin

The musical, starring Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, and more, is set to arrive in theatres December 18, 2020.

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VIDEO: EVERYBODY DANCE NOW! A Look Back at 'America' From WEST SIDE STORY

In this time of social distancing and remaining responsibly indoors, we are all looking for ways to brighten our days and get moving any way we can!

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Somewhere: the aching sound of West Side Story's plea for utopia by David Jays

Stephen Sondheim and Leonard Bernstein’s ballad, which yearns for a safe place where love abounds, reflects 50s America and endures today Earlier this month, as UK theatres prepared to shu…

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020

Sondheim at 90 Songs: 4 - 'America' by Aleks.sierz

Brilliant lyrics from the young composer offer a definitive take on migration Ever since I heard the quintessential prog rock group The Nice do a psychedelic instrumental version of “Ameri…

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Sondheim at 90 Songs: 3 - 'Johanna' (Quartet Version) by Graham.rickson

Sublime ensemble number from Act Two of 'Sweeney Todd' Along with many others, my first exposure to Stephen Sondheim’s art was through watching the film of Bernstein’s West Side Story a…

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Broadway dancer, CLO alum Ahmad Simmons has words of inspiration for aspiring artists by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Point Park grad Ahmad Simmons has a resume that includes “Hadestown,” “West Side Story” and “Fosse/Verdon,” but teaching is his first love.

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Broadway Brainteasters: WEST SIDE STORY Jets Jumbles!

Feeling under the weather, need a breather from working at home, or just practicing responsible social distancing? BroadwayWorld has your boredom solution!

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Broadway Icon Chita Rivera on Her Favorite Leading Men: 'Eat Your Heart Out' by Lindsey Sullivan

Known for Great White Way performances in West Side Story, Bye Bye Birdie, Chicago, The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman, Nine and many more, Chita Rivera is the definition of a Broadway legen…

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Rita Moreno Dishes on the Returns of One Day at a Time and West Side Story

The legendary actor discusses her latest projects over a laugh-filled phone call.

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Olivier Nominee Victoria Hamilton-Barritt to Play Stepmother in New Cinderella Musical from Andrew Lloyd Webber by Andy Lefkowitz

Olivier-nominated actress Victoria Hamilton-Barritt has been cast as the Stepmother in the upcoming brand-new Cinderella musical set to arrive in London's West End this fall. The previousl…

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Side by Side: Watch Andrew Lloyd Webber and Stephen Sondheim Sing Happy Birthday to Each Other by Michael Appler

There are 16 Tony Awards and 49 Broadway shows between Stephen Sondheim and Andrew Lloyd Webber, two of the most influential composers in the history of musical theater. On March 22, Lloyd…

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Sunday, March 22, 2020

Broadway Stars Celebrate Stephen Sondheim on His 90th Birthday by Diep Tran

March 22 marks Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. It's impossible to state the great contribution and influences this titan of the stage has made to musical theater (though his nine Tony Awar…

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This Week on Broadway for March 22, 2020: Grover Dale by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere talk with Grover Dale about his career including the Original Broadway Cast of West Side Story, Li’l Abner, Greenwillow, and Sail Away…

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Celebrity Self-Tape: West Side Story's Shereen Pimentel Is ‘Waving Through a Window’ as She Sings for Her Dream Role by Andrew Gans

Watch the actor’s passionate rendition of the anthem from the Tony-winning Dear Evan Hansen.

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Stars on Sondheim: Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Sondheim Email He Framed by Broadway.com

March 22 marks Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. It's impossible to state the great contribution and influences this titan of the stage has made to musical theater, but we're taking a stab a…

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Saturday, March 21, 2020

Stars on Sondheim: Veanne Cox on the Secret to Singing 'Getting Married Today' by Broadway.com

March 22 marks Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. It's impossible to state the great contribution and influences this titan of the stage has made to musical theater, but we're taking a stab a…

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Stars on Sondheim: Debbie Allen on Which Sondheim Song She'd Like to Sing to the Legend by Broadway.com

March 22 marks Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. It's impossible to state the great contribution and influences this titan of the stage has made to musical theater, but we're taking a stab a…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

47 Classic Movie Musicals to Stream While Quarantined by Ruthie Fierberg

From Fred Astaire in Top Hot to Gene Kelly in Singin’ in the Rain, from West Side Story to The Sound of Music to Fiddler on the Roof and more, here’s how to watch dozens of movie musical…

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47 Classic Movie Musicals to Watch While Quarantined by Ruthie Fierberg

From Fred Astaire in Top Hot to Gene Kelly in Singin’ in the Rain, from West Side Story to The Sound of Music to Fiddler on the Roof and more, here’s how to rent or buy dozens of movie m…

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Video Roundup March 20: Cynthia Erivo Sings West Side Story, Six's Brittney Mack and Samantha Pauly Tackle a Song a Day, More by Dan Meyer

Stage celebrities are sharing joy on Twitter and Instagram in light of the COVID-19 crisis.

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VIDEO: See Cynthia Erivo Sing 'Somewhere' From WEST SIDE STORY

Cynthia Erivo took to Instagram today to post a video of herself singing 'Somewhere' From West Side Story. Take a look at the uplifting clip below:

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Stars on Sondheim: Chita Rivera Knew the Legend 'Before He Was The Stephen Sondheim' by Diep Tran

March 22 marks Stephen Sondheim's 90th birthday. It's impossible to state the great contribution and influences this titan of the stage has made to musical theater, but we're taking a stab a…

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VIDEO: Rolling Meadows High School Choir Goes Virtual For WEST SIDE STORY IN CONCERT

Rolling Meadows High School Choirs in Rolling Meadows, IL, was set to perform West Side Story in Concert last night, which unfortunately got cancelled. However, this musicians didn't let tha…

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story Sneak Peak by New York Theater

Since the 1957 Broadway debut of  “West Side Story,” the adaptation of “Romeo and Juliet” with a score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, there have been five Broa…

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VIDEO: WEST SIDE STORY's Rachel Zegler Sings 'What Baking Can Do' From WAITRESS

Rachel Zegler, star of the upcoming West Side Story film remake, took to YouTube to share a cover of What Baking Can Do from Waitress!

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Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Maxamoo Book Club: The Great White Way – Race and the Broadway Musical by David Levy

Jose and PennyMaria are joined by author Warren Hoffman to discuss the newly published second edition of his book The Great White Way: Race and the Broadway Musical. Their conversation inclu…

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