Inside the New ‘Museum of Broadway,’ a Musical Theater Fan’s Paradise
Spanning 26,000 square foot, the museum will delight musical theater lovers

The letter is dated September 26, 1957, and begins, “Dear Lenny, You know—only too well—how hard it is for me to show gratitude and affection, much less to commit them to writing.” The letter, from Stephen Sondheim to Leonard Bernstein, was written on the day of the legendary musical West Side Story’s Broadway premiere, and can be seen in an un-showy glass case in the “West Side Story” room of the Museum of Broadway, which opens tomorrow, Nov. 15, at 145 West 45th Street, just a hop and a skip from Times Square.


Publisher:
The Daily Beast
Author:
Tim Teeman
Story Date:
11/14/2022
Story Category:
New
Places in Story:
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