Happy Birthday, Stephen Sondheim! Musical theater legend Sondheim was the lyricist for one of my all-time favorite shows, West Side Story. This brilliant re-imagining of Romeo & Juliet showcased the stunning choreography of Jerome Robbins, and went on to run for 732 performances in its original production.
For today’s Friday Fun, describe the plot of your ill-fated love story. What two groups, clans, or teams are at odds? Who are the lovers, one from each camp? Tell us your romance in a paragraph! For inspiration, here’s the opening sequence from West Side Story (thank you, YouTube).