We chat with the composer about his role in the remake and why he was hired to stand guard over Leonard Bernstein’s music.
Some of the casting decisions make this version of the musical better than the 1961 original, and some of the casting decisions make it worse.
By Meg Shields
Almost sixty years later, ‘West Side Story’ is as vital and relevant as the day it was released.
The 92nd Academy Awards just ended, but we’re already considering what the major contenders will be for the 93rd.