Wonderful Town (1953)
Based on Fields and Chodorov's 1940 play My Sister Eileen, the musical Wonderful Town tells the story of two sisters who aspire to be a writer and actress respectively, seeking success from their basement apartment in New York City's Greenwich Village.
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Thus Spake Leonard Bernstein:
"The reason why I love conducting is that I love the people I conduct and I love the people for whom we play. It's the most potent love affair you can have in your life."