West Side Story

Leonard Bernstein (music)
Stephen Sondheim (lyrics)
Arthur Laurents (book)
Jerome Robbins (director, choreographer)
Fred Fehl (photographer)
Mickey Calin, Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence (starring)

New York: N.p., 1957. Vintage double weight photograph of Larry Kert and Carol Lawrence from the original 1957 production of the Broadway musical, which opened at the Winter Garden Theatre on September 26, 1957 and ran for 732 performances, closing on June 27, 1959. Stamps crediting photographer Fred Fehl and the Winter Garden production on the verso.

Stephen Sondheim's Broadway debut, a modern musical update of William Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Nominated for six Tony Awards, winner of two, including Best Choreographer for Jerome Robbins. Revived four times on Broadway, most recently in 2020. Robbins, who conceived the musical, would go on to co-direct (with Robert Wise) the 1961 Academy Award winning musical film, starring Natalie Wood and Richard Beymer.

8 x 10 inches. Near Fine.

[Book #148947]