Anniversary: "West Side Story" tops the U.S. album chart (5/5/62)
The "Romeo and Juliet" of NYC's Upper West Side, "West Side Story's" original Broadway production opened at the Winter Garden Theatre with Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, Chita Rivera, and David Winters. It was lyricist Stephen Sondheim's Broadway debut. Leonard Bernstein's score for the musical includes "Jet Song," "Something's Coming," "Maria," and "I Feel Pretty."
Celebrating "West Side Story"
Enjoy the 1957 Bernstein/Sondheim classic in many of its incarnations, including pop and jazz covers