The dynamic conductor and genius behind ‘West Side Story’ also wrote classical works. Allen Shawn explores what they reveal.
Homosexuality, Jewishness, and Zionism, in the newly collected letters of the charismatic musician
With Stephen Sondheim’s second collection of his lyrics, the hyper-articulate, neurotic, modernist master Broadway songwriter takes a curtain call
Plus CUNY trustee digs deeper, and more in the news
Alisa Solomon gives us the story behind West Side Story