Friday, October 29, 2010

*West Side Story* this weekend

The fundraiser in-concert version at the Civic is virtually sold out, but you can try 325-2507.
A recent NPR interview with Stephen Sondheim (about his new book, Finishing the Hat) 
reveals some of his criticisms of Oscar Hammerstein and comments on Arthur Laurents' made-up slang in WSS and what Sondheim really wanted the phrase "Krup you!" to be. (Like this is some big surprise.)

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At October 30, 2010 5:42 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

LOL. Seriously. Did you see this "show"? The best thing about it was the guy who played Riff, and the band. I want my money back.

At November 23, 2010 11:07 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Yes, this one was pretty poor. Maybe this series needs to end.


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