However, the project, a collaboration between Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents and Robbins, was put on the back-burner while the trio worked on Sexy women want sex Yucca Valley projects. Later, in the mids, Laurents and Bernstein met at a hotel in LA.
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However, Hepburn was pregnant, and after having ly suffered several miscarriages, she turned down the role for fear of overexerting. The creators had a history of confronting racism West Side Story wasn't the first time the creators tackled such biting, contemporary, political subject matter. While Jim Crow raged on, their chorus featured black men holding hands with white women, and despite the rampant Meeting women in Plattsburgh New York sentiments of the WW2 era, they also cast a Japanese-American dancer in a major role.
The choreographer went undercover at a real New York high school Show choreographer Jerome Robbins had some up-close and personal methods of research. Similarly to his earlier process with The King and I, Robbins went directly to the source for his dance and body movement inspiration, visiting a high school dance at a Puerto Rican neighborhood Mature generous wm seeking women for intimate times Harlem.
This created a realism that spilled out in some surprising ways, with the Shark actors playing real-life practical jokes on the Jets. However, there was a cross-gang love affair in real life too Despite this antagonism, heated up by Robbins, there was a real-life Butterfield MN cheating wives love affair on set.
Chita Rivera, the well-loved Broadway star, a Shark, and dancer Tony Mordente, a Jet, ended up falling in love, getting married and having a baby.
A real-life romance that ended much less tragically than the onstage pairings. It was meant to be the first ever broadway show to say the f-word In tune with its edgy subject matter, Stephen Sondheim intended for West Side Story to be the first ever Broadway production to use the f-word. The choreographer Ladies seeking sex Keene Ohio the cast so hard they burned through their clothes Robbins famously pushed his dancers to extremes, making them rehearse for weeks longer than normal for a Broadway.
Similarly, when shooting the film, the actors in the 'Cool' scene were dancing so hard that they reportedly burned through their knee p, and working through over pairs of shoes by the end of filming.