Guess this legendary piece of work
1. November 16 1959 (46 years ago Thursday) this muscial opened at Lut-Fontane Theatre in New York
2. The Hollywood movie was released in 1965 and ranks third in the all time list (ticket sales and gross collections adjusted for inflation) after Gone With The Wind and Star Wars. Amazon.uk reports it as the “most widely seen movie made by Hollywood”. It won Oscars for Best Picture, Best Director and of course Best Music
3. In February 2005, the musical opened for the first time ever in the country where the story is set.
4. Johnny Coltrane, the legendary sax player, took one of the songs from the musical (movie version) and adapted it as his signature tune
Enough clues, what is it?