New Girl , unlike O'Neill's play, focuses on the jealousy of the character Marthy and on love's ability to conquer all. The musical ends far more hopefully than the play. The Broadway production opened on May 4, at the 46th Street Theatre , where it ran for performances. The show was written as a star vehicle for Gwen Verdon , who had just had a hit with Damn Yankees and won raves for her portrayal of Anna, a role that showed off her acting, singing and dancing abilities to maximum effect. Composer Bob Merrill was at the beginning of a string of s successes. Griffith and Hal Prince , was well received by both critics and audiences. Verdon, somewhat unusually, had three standbys: one each for acting, singing and dancing. Anna, a former streetwalker recovering from tuberculosis, returns home to live with her aging father, ex-sailor Chris Christopherson, in turn-of-theth century New York City after plying her trade in St.
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For the groundbreaking musical, Bernstein provided a propulsive and rhapsodic score that many celebrate as his greatest achievement as a composer. Born in Lawrence, Massachusetts , to Russian-Jewish immigrants in , Bernstein began piano lessons at his own insistence when he was He immediately demonstrated an instinctive talent for music and by age 12 was studying at the New England Conservatory of Music. He studied conducting with Fritz Reiner and Serge Koussevitzky and in was hired as an assistant conductor for the New York Philharmonic. In the history of the orchestra, no assistant had been called on to conduct, but on November 14 fate smiled on Bernstein when guest conductor Bruno Walter fell ill.
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Youth has always been the engine of this epochal musical from , created by one of the most talented teams in showbiz history: Mr. In the production that opened Thursday night at the Palace Theater, which lovingly replicates Mr. Age would seem to have brought a new detachment and gentleness to the famously feisty Mr. He has also had many of the lines and lyrics translated into Spanish, an only partly successful experiment. And as designed by James Youmans, the mean streets of Manhattan exude a rainbow lyricism, even in inky darkness. David C. Laurents has exchanged insolence for innocence and, as with most such bargains, there are dividends and losses. As Mr. This has been particularly and irritatingly true of Tony and Maria, who, despite being given some of the most gorgeous love songs ever, have usually registered as a pretty pair of tear-stained paper dolls. Scaglione a year-old newcomer from Argentina fulfill the starry-eyed obligations of playing young folks struck by a love that arrives like a lightning bolt, propelling them into an enchanted, oblivious world of purple declarations of passion.
The musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. The members of the Sharks, from Puerto Rico , are taunted by the Jets, a white gang. The dark theme, sophisticated music, extended dance scenes, and focus on social problems marked a turning point in American musical theatre. The original Broadway production, conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins and produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold Prince , marked Sondheim's Broadway debut. It ran for performances before going on tour. Robbins won the Tony Award for his choreography and Oliver Smith won for his scenic designs. The show had an even longer-running London production, a number of revivals and international productions.