Arthur Laurents Original Story By - A Memoir Of Broadway and Hollywood Book

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Artist: Arthur Laurents
EAN: 73999144741
Product Code: 594
Weight: 1.4kg
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Here is the original story of a true original the celebrated and internationally renowned director playwright and screenwriter Arthur Laurents whose creative genius continues to energize American stage and screen today. Say his name and images of West Side Story Gypsy Anastasia The Turning Point and The Way We Were appear. Paperback Laurents' highly praised memoir is a dazzling portrait of his life &ndash as he recounts the great moments the trials and the joys of his incredible career. He takes us into his world peopled with the creative artists directors actors and personalities who came of age in the theatre and in Hollywood after WWII. Later back in New York he writes about jump-starting Barbra Streisand's career by casting her in I Can Get It for You Wholesale. He writes about the creation of Gypsy with Jule Styne and Stephen Sondheim. And he writes about coming together in a complex fraught collaboration with his three old pals Jerome Robbins Leonard Bernstein and Sondheim for West Side Story. Throughout Laurents is funny fierce and frank &ndash a life recounted as richly as it was lived. Paperback Pages: 448


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