THE SCREENING ROOM: Stephen Sondheim The Love Songs (Video)

By Playbill Staff
14 Feb 2014 is celebrating Valentine's Day with a selection of love songs penned by Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Sondheim.

Read our feature PLAYBILL PICKS: Timeless Love Affairs on Stage.

Collaborating with composer Leonard Bernstein, playwright Arthur Laurents and director-choreographer Jerome Robbins on West Side Story, the contemporary adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Sondheim set our hearts shooting sparks into space with the lyrics:

Today, the world was just an address
A place for me to live in
No better than all right

But here you are
And what was just a world is a star