Deep down inside us there is good! The two bar-types alternate and are not superposed, as in a hemiola. I have a love and it's all that I need, Right or wrong, and he needs me too. And we're gonna beat Every last buggin' gang On the whole buggin' street! It's just his neurosis that oughta be curbed. The dance at the gym presided over by a comically clueless director becomes an all-out and very colorful contest of early rock and Latin styles. Bernardo: Puerto Rico is in America now.
It's only just out of reach, Down the block, on a beach, Under a tree. I'll never stop saying Maria! Dance dynamics from West Side Story Can West Side Story be fifty years old? We ain't no delinquents, We're misunderstood. There's a place for us, A time and place for us. Such a pretty face, Such a pretty dress, Such a pretty smile, Such a pretty me! Little boy, you're a man; Little man, you're a king! Laurents with producers Kevin McCollum, Jeffrey Seller, and James L. Well, I can kill now too, because now I have hate! Their came from a piece of dialogue that the character was to deliver during his first scene. Thus, it more than any other musical ever had in Academy Award history.
Juvenile delinquency is purely a social disease. Something's comin', don't know when, but it's soon; Catch the moon, One-handed catch! Like be a soda jerker, Which means like be a schmuck. I feel dizzy, I feel sunny, I feel fizzy and funny and fine, And so pretty, Miss America can just resign. It may come cannonballing down through the sky, Gleam in its eye, Bright as a rose. Say goodbye to the nice boys, Krupke. But over time, it started working.
I feel charming, oh so charming, it's alarming how charming I feel. Why do you lie to me?! See the pretty girl in that mirror there, Who can that attractive girl be? Everyone there will have moved here. Something's coming, I don't know what it is But it is Gonna be great! Then you are set With a capital J, Which you'll never forget Till they cart you away. Our mothers all are junkies, Our fathers all are drunks. This rhythm has been called both a and a but is not really either. We'll have our private little mix Tonight. The most beautiful sound I ever heard— Maria.
Maybe just by holding still, It'll be there. Look, let's be reasonable, huh? And so pretty, that I hardly can believe I'm real. It's only just out of reach, Down the block, on a beach, Maybe tonight. Go man, go, But not like a yoyo schoolboy. When you're a Jet, You stay A Jet! I feel stunning And entrancing, Feel like running and dancing For joy, For I'm loved by a pretty wonderful boy! Go, man, go, But not like a yoyo schoolboy. You're home with your own— When company's expected, You're well protected! There is a short, lively orchestral interlude midway through that adds more spice to this colorful romp.
Don't get hot, 'Cause man, you got Some high times ahead. The hours go so slowly, And still the sky is light. Chino: There was a fight. I feel charming, Oh, so charming, It's alarming how charming I feel, And so pretty That I hardly can believe I'm real. Maria: There's a time for us, Some day a time for us Time together with time to spare, time to look, time to care, Someday.
Leapin' lizards, that's why I'm so bad! My sister wears a mustache, My brother wears a dress. Then you are set with a capital J Which you'll never forget till they cart you away When you're a Jet you stay a Jet. See the pretty girl in that mirror there, Who can that attractive girl be? I hear your words, And in my head I know they're smart, But my heart, Anita, But my heart Knows they're wrong And my heart Is too strong, For I belong To him alone, to him alone. Now it begins, now we start: One hand, one heart. Tony: Somewhere we'll find a new way of living. Today, the world was just an address, A place for me to live in, No better than all right, But here you are And what was just a world is a star Tonight! The very active lighting by Karen Spahn is an integral part of the drama.
I'll never stop saying Maria! He'll murder your love; he murdered mine. I love him, we're one. I've just met a girl named Maria, And suddenly the name Will never be the same To me. Don't matter if he's tired, As long as he's here Tonight! After the deadly drama of the first act comedy prevails in West Side Story. We're drawin' the line, So keep your noses hidden! Society's played him a terrible trick, And sociologically he's sick! Would you mind translating that into Spanish? We're no earthly good, Like the best of us is no damn good! And your friend don't like traffic corners. Their testosterone levels and perhaps even the fears that they fueled should with age and experience be eased. Tony and Maria: For here you are and what was just a world is a star tonight.