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It's NEW again!  Can't wait for this.  I hope Spielberg does it justice.

Could we hear another generation of Drum Corp play Officer Krupke, Somewhere, or Mambo?

 

 

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Since it's Spielberg, you know who else could play Maria?  

I show WSS to all of my 9th graders every year when we do Romeo and Juliet.  I'm elated to be able to show future students a newer film production if it's any good.

My hope is that Spielberg creates an amazing experience. There are at least two generations that have largely never seen the original. If it’s awesome and true to the story, it will succeed. The commi

30 minutes ago, greg_orangecounty said:

 

It's NEW again!  Can't wait for this.  I hope Spielberg does it justice.

Could we hear another generation of Drum Corp play Officer Krupke, Somewhere, or Mambo?

 

 

Unfortunately, the Bernstein estate (who owns licensing rights) has a bad taste in their mouths from recent adaptions of Leonard’s work on the field. I really doubt we will see WSS on the field in the near future.

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39 minutes ago, Jurassic Lancer said:

Unfortunately, the Bernstein estate (who owns licensing rights) has a bad taste in their mouths from recent adaptions of Leonard’s work on the field. I really doubt we will see WSS on the field in the near future.

well after 2017 i'd be back flipping mad too

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46 minutes ago, greg_orangecounty said:

It's NEW again!  Can't wait for this.  I hope Spielberg does it justice.

Could we hear another generation of Drum Corp play Officer Krupke, Somewhere, or Mambo?

I was really skeptical about this - that Spielberg wouldn't give it justice.  

I'll definitely see it.  I really hope I'm wrong about being skeptical. 

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I was really skeptical about this - that Spielberg wouldn't give it justice.  

I'll definitely see it.  I really hope I'm wrong about being skeptical. 

I think he will give it a fair treatment. When he is focused on important events, he comes through. And WSS is an important work. 

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50 minutes ago, greg_orangecounty said:

 

It's NEW again!  Can't wait for this.  I hope Spielberg does it justice.

Could we hear another generation of Drum Corp play Officer Krupke, Somewhere, or Mambo?

 

 

Rita Moreno auditioned and wanted the role of Maria but was passed because she was too ethnic for Maria according to the studio. She's too Puerto Rican to play a Puerto Rican.

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14 minutes ago, Jeff Ream said:

well after 2017 i'd be back flipping mad too

I was trying to be discreet! 😂 

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9 minutes ago, Brian Tuma said:

 Also, Netflix is producing a Bernstein biopic directed by and starring Bradley Cooper with rights granted from the Bernstein Foundation. 
https://www.classical-music.com/features/articles/everything-we-know-about-bradley-coopers-new-bernstein-biopic-coming-to-netflix/

 

 

I’d watch that. 

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10 hours ago, Brian Tuma said:

 Also, Netflix is producing a Bernstein biopic directed by and starring Bradley Cooper with rights granted from the Bernstein Foundation. 
https://www.classical-music.com/features/articles/everything-we-know-about-bradley-coopers-new-bernstein-biopic-coming-to-netflix/

There had been a previous announcement of Jake Gyllenhaal in a different Bernstein biopic. At first, I thought "that's a reasonable resemblance" until I heard Bradley Cooper was doing one as well - perfect (self-)casting. Here's hoping we indeed get dueling Lennies. 

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