“In the olden days, everyone sang.”

Those are the phrases of Leonard Bernstein, composer behind the enduring musical “West Side Story,” the place everybody danced and snapped by way of the streets, too. Whether you’re a Jet all the way in which otherwise you facet with the Sharks, Tony and Maria’s love story is as poignant immediately because it was 60 years in the past, when the Broadway musical first debuted.

In partnership with Carnegie Hall, the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, the Museum of the City of New York and the National Museum of American Jewish History, Google Arts & Culture is launching a brand new assortment honoring “West Side Story.” Bringing collectively artifacts and mementos from the making of the musical and film, behind-the-scenes images, and a peek into the modern-day illustration of the musical, this assortment explores the historical past, creative worth and social relevance of “West Side Story.” Check it out at g.co/westsidestory and on the Google Arts & Culture app (accessible on Android and iOS).