Marilyn D'Honau (a Jet) and Liane Plane (a Shark) members of the original Broadway cast remember West Side Story.
In February of 2017, Marilyn and Liane visited the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts and recorded some of their memories of working on West Side Story.
Many histories of West Side Story recount how director Jerome Robbins tried to create authentic tension between the Jets and the Sharks. Liane and Marilyn remember...
Interview with Marilyn D'Honau and Liane Plane at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.
Interviewer: Misy Singson
Thanks to the staff of the Jerome Robbins Dance Division for the use of their oral history studio.
Exhibit curated by Doug Reside
Original 1957 Scenic Design by Oliver Smith, © Rosaria Sinisi