Somethings Coming Something Good
SOMETHINGS COMING SOMETHING GOOD
Something's Coming, Something Good: West Side Story and the American Imagination takes a critical, comprehensive look at one of the most inventive, influential, and internationally beloved Broadway musicals ofall time – from its inception by a brilliant quartet of creators (Robbins, Bernstein, Sondheim, and Laurents) to its smashing success on film, to its ongoing popularity on stages around the world and its potent impact on the Great American Musical.
Featuring intriguing chapters on West Side Story in relation to Romeo and Juliet; as a recording phenomenon; as a film rated the second-best movie musical of all time by the American Film Institute; as part of a wave ofjuvenile delinquency dramas; as the first great choreographer-auteur mu sical; and as the granddaddy of “youth musicals” such as Hair and Rent, Something's Coming, Something Good is arevealing guide for those who have seen the show; for those who wish to study it for pleasure or inspiration; and for actors, designers, and di rectors planning on producing it.
Sub Category 1: Stage & Screen
Series: Applause Books
Publisher: Applause Books