Great Performances

Tony Kushner and Rita Moreno Discuss "West Side Story"

Clip: Season 49 Episode 19 | 4m 2s | Video has closed captioning.

Writer Tony Kushner and actress Rita Moreno discuss his winning screenplay for "West Side Story" as well as what went into reviving this classic tale for a modern audience.

Aired: 03/18/22

Rating: NR

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