Original Cast at NY Philharmonic’s “West Side Story”

During intermission at NY Philharmonic’s orchestration of “West Side Story,” I read in wikipedia that the movie adaption changed lyrics like: “When you’re a Jet if the spit hits the fan” to “When you’re a Jet let them do what they can.” An older lady sitting in the next row overheard me telling my friends, and nodded saying: “YEP – they had to clean it up for the screen!!” A few minutes later, the conductor explained that tonight’s show was in honor of West Side Story’s 50th anniversary. Several original cast members were in the audience, and each stood up …