[Bernstein, Leonard. (1918–1990)] Sondheim, Stephen. (1930–2021) [Laurents, Arthur. (1917–2011)]

West Side Story – Signed First Edition

New York: Random House. 1958. First, 1st issue. . Hardcover with dust jacket, 5.5 x 8.25, 143 pages. Signed and inscribed on the first free end page in black felt tip, "Best wishes to Matt Stiller, from Stephen Sondheim, 4/9/93."  Book condition: fine, with sunning to the jacket's spine, and a tape-repaired tear to the spine's head.

Inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story debuted on Broadway in 1957 and won two Tony Awards. It remains an enduring piece of American musical theater, with frequent revivals and popular film adaptations made in 1961 and 2021. 


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