Bernstein and Musical Theatre

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Saturday, November 14, 2015

Leonard Bernstein pauses as he faces members of the New York Philharmonic on the Great Lawn in Central Park Leonard Bernstein pauses as he faces members of the New York Philharmonic on the Great Lawn in Central Park (C.J. Zumwalt/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)

Leonard Bernstein was as comfortable composing for the Broadway stage as he was for the concert hall. Find out more about the music that Bernstein wrote for the theater- this week on Classics for Kids.

Program Details (Composed by Bernstein)

On the Town: Overture
On the Town: Carried Away
Wonderful Town: Ohio
West Side Story: Dance at the Gym
West Side Story: Maria
West Side Story: America
Mass
Candide: Overture
Candide: Glitter and Be Gay

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