8:00am

Sat May 7, 2011
Performing Arts

Arthur Laurents: Broadway, Hollywood Powerhouse Remembered

One of the artistic geniuses who helped make Maria and Tony, the Sharks and the Jets and Baby and Mama Rose household names has died after a long, signature career. Arthur Laurents, who directed and wrote some of the most beloved classics of stage and screen was 93. Host Scott Simon talks to Broadway actress Patti LuPone about the passing of the renowned director, playwright and screenwriter.