Arthur Laurents, Tony-Winning Playwright-Screenwriter, Dies at 93
7:32 PM PDT 5/5/2011 by Duane Bygre, Erik Pedersen
The legendary scribe wrote the books for "West Side Story" and "Gypsy" and the scripts for "The Way We Were" and "Turning Point."
Arthur Laurents, who penned the librettos for Broadway classics West Side Story and Gypsy as well as screenplays including The Way We Were and The Turning Point, died Thursday of pneumonia complications in Manhattan. He was 93.
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