But as she recalls the film's story and the theme... Written between his biggest Broadway successes— On the Town in 1944 and Candide and West Side Story in 1956 and 1957, respectively— Trouble in Tahiti draws upon popular songs styles to deliver an uncompromising critique of post-war American materialism. Beneath the couple's marital discord is a profound longing for love and intimacy. Trouble in Tahiti was written by Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990), that giant of American musical theatre best known for On the Town ('New York, New York'), Candide ('Glitter and be Gay') and of course, West Side Story ('Maria', 'Tonight', 'America', the list goes on…) Leonard Bernstein c.
Please make sure to choose a rating . Add a review * Required Review * How to write a ... TROUBLE IN TAHITI is a very short one act opera about life in suburbia.