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Enchanted EveningsThe Broadway Musical from Show Boat to Sondheim$

Geoffrey Block

Print publication date: 2004

Print ISBN-13: 9780195167306

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195167306.001.0001

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Appendix Q: West Side Story: Broadway 1957

Appendix Q: West Side Story: Broadway 1957

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Enchanted Evenings
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Act I

  1. Prologue: The Months Before

    1. 1. Prologue (Instrumental)

  2. Scene 1: 5:00 p. m. The Street.

    1. 2. “Jet Song” (Riff and Jets)

  3. Scene 2: 5:30 p. m. A Back Yard.

    1. 3. “Something's Coming” (Tony)

  4. Scene 3: 6:00 p. m. A Bridal Shop.

  5. Scene 4: 10:00 p. m. The Gym.

    1. 4. The Dance and the Gym (Instrumental)

    2. 5. “Maria” (Tony)

  6. Scene 5:11:00 p. m. A Back Alley.

    1. 6. Balcony Scene (“Tonight”) (Maria and Tony)

    2. 7. “America” (Anita, Rosalia, and Girls)

  7. Scene 6: Midnight. The Drugstore.

    1. 8. “Cool” (Riff and Jets)

The Next Day

  1. Scene 7: 5:30 p. m. The Bridal Shop.

    1. 9. “One Hand, One Heart” (Tony and Maria)

  2. (p.342) Scene 8: 6:00 to 9:00 p. m. The Neighborhood.

    1. 10. “Tonight” (Quintet) (Maria, Tony, Anita, Riff, and Bernardo)

  3. Scene 9: 9:00 p. m. Under the Highway

    1. 11. The Rumble (Instrumental)

Act II

  1. Scene 1: 9:15 P. M. A Bedroom.

    1. 12. “I Feel Pretty” (Maria and the Girls)

    2. 13. Ballet Sequence (Instrumental, Tony, Maria and a Girl)

  2. Scene 2: 10:00 P. M. Another Alley.

    1. 14. “Gee, Officer Krupke” (Jets)

  3. Scene 3: 11:30 P. M. The Bedroom.

    1. 15. “A Boy Like That/I Have a Love” (Maria and Anita)

  4. Scene 4: 11:40 P. M. The Drugstore.

    1. 16. Taunting (Instrumental)

  5. Scene 5: 11:50 P. M. The Cellar.

  6. Scene 6: Midnight. The Street.

    1. 17. Finale (Maria and Tony)

Libretto Drafts 1 (January 1956) and 2 (Spring 1956)

Act I

  1. Scene 1: An Alleyway. Sundown.

    “Rumble Song” [“Mix” ?] (Jets and “Tonio”)

  2. Scene 2: The Crystal Cave. Night.

    Mambo (Pantomime)

    “Maria” (“Tonio”)

  3. Scene 3: Back of the Tenements. Night.

    “Maria” (second chorus) (“Tonio”)

    “Love Song” [“One Hand, One Heart” ?] (“Tonio” and Maria)

    “Song for Anita and Girls” [“America” ?]

  4. Scene 4: Drugstore. Night.

    “Cool” (Riff and Jets)

  5. Scene 5: The Neighborhood. The Next Day.

    “Tonight” (Quintet) (Maria, Tony, Anita, Riff, and Bernardo)

  6. Scene 6: Bridal Shop. Late Afternoon.

    “Love Song” [“Oh, Happy We” from Candide ?] (“Tonio” and Maria)

    “Rumble Song” [“Mix” ?] (Instrumental)

  7. Scene 7: The Park. Sundown.

    “Rumble Song” [“Mix” ?] (Jets)

(p.343) Act II

  1. Scene 1: An Apartment. Early Evening.

    “I Feel Pretty” (Maria and Girls)

  2. Scene 2: A Street. Night.

  3. Scene 3: Police Station. Night.

    “Love Song” (reprise) [“One Hand, One Heart” ?] (“Tonio” and Maria)

  4. Scene 4: Outside the Bridal Shop. Night.

    “Duet” [“I Have a Love” ?] (Anita and Maria)

  5. Scene 5: Drugstore. Night.

    “Duet” (continuation) [“I Have a Love” ?] (“Tonio”)

  6. Scene 6: A Street. Night.

  7. Scene 7: Bridal Shop. Night.

    “This scene will be almost entirely to music, maria comes in the back door, the music has brief theme of her love with Tonio” [“One Hand, One Heart” ?]