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Spielberg: "I don't know if anybody really questioned it. I don't remember anybody saying `You've got to subtitle it. I felt that subtitling the Spanish was disrespectful to the second language of this country."
by Cat on Wed Dec 8th, 2021 at 10:06:53 PM EST
with Dominican, Cuban, and Panamanian concealers by Max Sondheim

'In the Heights' is an award-winning hit. Its predecessor, 'West Side Story,' shocked audiences.

"West Side Story," a direct predecessor to "In the Heights" for its similar focus on Latinos Spanish-speakers in New York, was greeted much less warmly when it began its own Broadway run in 1957. Audiences and critics alike were discomfited by the violence colorism and juvenile delinquency portrayed in that musical, yet another adaptation of "Romeo and Juliet" that trades rival families for WARRING street gangs choreography -- one Puerto Rican and another White. (A new movie version of "West Side Story" directed by S>even Spielberg is set to be released in December.)
by Cat on Thu Dec 9th, 2021 at 10:10:48 PM EST
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by Cat on Sat Dec 11th, 2021 at 02:26:11 AM EST
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and playbills my mom saved in a box for nearly 40 years
by Cat on Sat Dec 11th, 2021 at 02:30:56 AM EST
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