Okay, so mayyyyyyybe I was wrong and Mike Faist is actually awesome in "West Side Story"? I dunno why he didn't work for me the first time around but it was much different on a second viewing. And unrelated, but I had no idea he was also the OG Broadway Connor Murphy. 💙
"None of us would be here if any of us believed we had anywhere else to be."
I'll preface this by saying that I'm no super-fan of the original, though I certainly like and respect it. But since many, many are, I feel it's important to just go ahead and call that out upfront. It also means that I don't have a particular attachment to the characters and way things were done before, though. I was open to something fresh.…