petzipellepingo (petzipellepingo) wrote in westsidestory,

Well, not only is the cast forming but the crew is showing some interesting tidbits.

David Newman, who has been conducting the live orchestra at the various re-showings of the 1961 film has been chosen as the arranger/conductor for the remake.

Julio Monge, who studied with Jerome Robbins has been hired as a consultant for the film.

And Lin-Manuel Miranda has been assisting as well.

Totally off topic but my! she's a tiny little thing.

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The theatre critic that complained bitterly about the height difference in the 2010 National Tour is going to have a fit over the remake.
Tags: david newman, julio monge, lin-manuel miranda, remake
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