West Side Story http://kplu.org en Book explores the phenomenon that is 'West Side Story' http://kplu.org/post/book-explores-phenomenon-west-side-story <p>When &quot;West Side Story&quot; opened in 1957 on Broadway, the audience&#39;s reaction was silence. Followed by applause.</p><blockquote><p>&quot;No Broadway musical ended with these deaths and this very sad young woman walking off the stage with her head bowed. That was just, &#39;Whoa!&#39;&quot; author Misha Berson explained.</p></blockquote><p> Sun, 24 Jul 2011 15:00:56 +0000 Florangela Davila 2132 at http://kplu.org Book explores the phenomenon that is 'West Side Story'