Everyone's coming, my dear, even Nixon and 35 admirals. No, l'm frightened enough for the both of you. Her parents call her inside, but she stays. Riff reaches for Velma; and the kids of both gangs follow suit. Original Story By Arthur Laurents: A Memoir of Broadway and Hollywood, Hal Leonard Corporation, 2001, , pp.
At the dance in the local gym, the group is divided: Jets and their girls on one side and Sharks and their girls on the othe. They look at each other-and the ply acting vanishes. Media Cover Art for the Original Soundtrack Recording of West Side Story Columbia Records Cover Art for the Original Soundtrack Recording of West Side Story Columbia Records Bernstein at rehearsal for West Side Story. Don't sound off on me! I'm going to be a conductor after all. What is going on with you, Maria? How have I told you to cut this out? The Jets, by far in the majority, flick him off. If it can work -- it's a first.
Krupke: Listen, I know yus guys was cookin' up somethin' at the dance tonight. If I had known you were-You have been fighting, Chino. As if this neighbourhood wasn't enough. You know, she has a mother, also a father. Oh, well, Nardo's Sharks and those boys at the dance. Pooling imagination and virtuosity, they have written a profoundly moving show that is as ugly as the city jungles and also pathetic, tender and forgiving. But if they say blades, l say blades.
Why don't you just pack up your gear and move out? His dilemma was how to make the audience aware of the fact the three main characters were without blatantly saying so. Everything is good for us. He explains that, every night for a month, he's had a strange feeling that something important is just around the corner. Six years of postponement are as nothing to him. Schrank orders the Sharks out and unsuccessfully tries to discover information about the fight. One day, there won't be anyone to hold you! It was Laurents' first professional credit. .
Puerto Rico My heart's devotion Let it sink back in the ocean Always the hurricanes blowing Always the population growing And the money owing And the sunlight streaming And the natives steaming I like the island Manhattan I know you do! Make me die, only please make it not be true. While on board, he received a cable from offering him a screenwriting assignment. You have your big, important war council. Using music and movement they have given Mr. We gotta do the same. A trip to the moon. Will you go for me, Anita? Tiger imitating Krupke Yeah you.
He explained himself to the , and his appearance had no obvious impact on his career, which at the time was primarily in the theatre. Tonight, things will be settled. You go home and dress up. There are encouragements called from each sides. A minute is not enough. To hold and to keep. When the music stops, each boy dances with whichever girl is opposite.
Bernstein broke the stalemate by volunteering a percentage of his income, a gesture of loyalty-royalty since Nixon had been a performer-colleague of his at New York Philharmonic concerts. You must go home and wash up. His buddy is A-rab: an explosive little ferret who enjoys everything and understands the seriousness of nothing. He's always come through for us and he will now. Come center and shake hands. Tony enters and tries to break up the fight, but provokes Bernardo against him instead. Tell her she's not getting a daughter.
Fightin' over a piece of street is so important? I got a message for your American buddy. It is a musical tragedy, and were it not for the most beautiful music, and the dancing which is like flying, people would not be able to bear to look and see and understand. Just like Riff said he. When you are old and married with five children, you can tell me what to do. His mother kept a home for her husband's sake, but was lax about attending synagogue and observing the. You are not so cute.