Tonight Quintet – West Side Story Redux (with Christine Chen)
Media Type |
audio
Podknife tags |
Arts
Broadway
Music
Performing Arts
Songs
Categories Via RSS |
Arts
Music
Performing Arts
Publication Date |
Nov 24, 2021
Episode Duration |
00:54:22

A triumphant song before tragedy strikes. Christine Chen joins Kyle to talk about how this song came together and how it both positively and negatively affects Act 1 of West Side Story.

Christine's Blog: https://acrossthearch.wordpress.comChristine's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AcrossTheArch

Christine's podcast, Bottomless Broadway: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bottomless-broadway/id1457465060Its Twitter: https://twitter.com/bottomlessbwayAnd Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bottomlessbway/

You can purchase Stephen Sondheim's first book of lyrics, Finishing the Hat, by going here: https://amzn.to/2LB9ZJo

We are using three productions to frame our discussion of West Side Story.The Original Broadway Cast (1957) starring Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, Ken LeRoy, and Chita Rivera.

You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/west-side-story-original-broadway-cast-recording/186302499

Or listen to it on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3knRTstKrILa8wx8IGGqn6?si=2Zp8BOvbTPmCpbzr4wgoQQ

Or buy it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Larry-Kert/dp/B007IJKD6W/

The film version (1961) starring Richard Beymer, Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, and Rita Moreno.

You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/west-side-story-1961-motion-picture-soundtrack/394303992

Or listen to it on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/1kA4RO70idrEQkOX3zlRfa?si=5MO05RHdRpSwqWDYCtMnNw

Or buy it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Leonard-Bernstein/dp/B00023GGK8/

The Broadway revival (2009) starring Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione, George Akram, and Karen Olivo.

You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/west-side-story-new-broadway-cast-recording-2009/316530985

Or listen to it on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2tMSkFy27VIZjBum94KbpD?si=zAAuIC_PQWymu0xfd_XR9Q

Or buy it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Broadway-Recording/dp/B0021X5158/

Our sponsors this week are:

  1. Park Power - https://parkpower.ca - your friendly, local utilities provider in Alberta. Offering Internet, Electricity, and Natural Gas with low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.
  2. Alberta Association of Optometrists - https://www.optometrists.ab.ca - The Alberta Association of Optometrists represents almost 800 Doctors of Optometry in over eighty communities across the province. Members are highly-trained, regulated health professionals who provide primary eye health and vision care to Albertans.

Send feedback to puttingittogetherpodcast@gmail.com

Putting It Together is a proud member of The Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown. Community supported. Here's their link again: https://www.albertapodcastnetwork.com

Recorded by Media Lab YYC. Media Lab is a production company. They help you tell your story. They do this by assisting in the creation of videos and podcasts. Find more information at: http://medialabyyc.com

Keep up to date with Putting It Together by following its social media channels.

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/puttingittogetherpodcastTwitter: https://twitter.com/sondheimpodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sondheimpodcast

★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

A triumphant song before tragedy strikes. Christine Chen joins Kyle to talk about how this song came together and how it both positively and negatively affects Act 1 of West Side Story.

A triumphant song before tragedy strikes. Christine Chen joins Kyle to talk about how this song came together and how it both positively and negatively affects Act 1 of West Side Story.

Christine's Blog: https://acrossthearch.wordpress.comChristine's Twitter: https://twitter.com/AcrossTheArch

Christine's podcast, Bottomless Broadway: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/bottomless-broadway/id1457465060Its Twitter: https://twitter.com/bottomlessbwayAnd Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bottomlessbway/

You can purchase Stephen Sondheim's first book of lyrics, Finishing the Hat, by going here: https://amzn.to/2LB9ZJo

We are using three productions to frame our discussion of West Side Story.The Original Broadway Cast (1957) starring Larry Kert, Carol Lawrence, Ken LeRoy, and Chita Rivera.

You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/west-side-story-original-broadway-cast-recording/186302499

Or listen to it on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/3knRTstKrILa8wx8IGGqn6?si=2Zp8BOvbTPmCpbzr4wgoQQ

Or buy it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Larry-Kert/dp/B007IJKD6W/

The film version (1961) starring Richard Beymer, Natalie Wood, George Chakiris, and Rita Moreno.

You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/west-side-story-1961-motion-picture-soundtrack/394303992

Or listen to it on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/1kA4RO70idrEQkOX3zlRfa?si=5MO05RHdRpSwqWDYCtMnNw

Or buy it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Leonard-Bernstein/dp/B00023GGK8/

The Broadway revival (2009) starring Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione, George Akram, and Karen Olivo.

You can listen to it on Apple Music: https://music.apple.com/ca/album/west-side-story-new-broadway-cast-recording-2009/316530985

Or listen to it on Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/album/2tMSkFy27VIZjBum94KbpD?si=zAAuIC_PQWymu0xfd_XR9Q

Or buy it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/West-Side-Story-Broadway-Recording/dp/B0021X5158/

Our sponsors this week are:

  1. Park Power - https://parkpower.ca - your friendly, local utilities provider in Alberta. Offering Internet, Electricity, and Natural Gas with low rates, awesome service, and profit-sharing with local charities.
  2. Alberta Association of Optometrists - https://www.optometrists.ab.ca - The Alberta Association of Optometrists represents almost 800 Doctors of Optometry in over eighty communities across the province. Members are highly-trained, regulated health professionals who provide primary eye health and vision care to Albertans.

Send feedback to puttingittogetherpodcast@gmail.com

Putting It Together is a proud member of The Alberta Podcast Network: Locally grown. Community supported. Here's their link again: https://www.albertapodcastnetwork.com

Recorded by Media Lab YYC. Media Lab is a production company. They help you tell your story. They do this by assisting in the creation of videos and podcasts. Find more information at: http://medialabyyc.com

Keep up to date with Putting It Together by following its social media channels.

Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/puttingittogetherpodcastTwitter: https://twitter.com/sondheimpodcastInstagram: https://www.instagram.com/sondheimpodcast

★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★

This episode currently has no reviews.

Submit Review
This episode could use a review!

This episode could use a review! Have anything to say about it? Share your thoughts using the button below.

Submit Review