West Side Story


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West Side Story

love of Puerto Rican girl and young New York street-gang leader is destroyed by his murder. [Am. Musical: West Side Story]
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Even audiences who have never seen West Side Story before probably don't realise how many of the songs they know, such as the delightful I Feel Pretty.
West Side Story is on a national tour which stops off at Birmingham next week.
Members of Earthbeat, who are performing West Side Story
West Side Story changed the course of musical theatre when it opened on Broadway in 1957 and it still remains one of the most successful stage shows of all time.
West Side Story is an American musical with a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins.
Elsewhere, "West Side Story" has two of the most beautiful songs ever written in the great American songbook ("Maria" and "Somewhere"), and who can resist the urge to dance to "America"?
West Side Story, inspired by Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, tells the tale of two opposing 1950s New York street gangs from different ethnic backgrounds: the Jets and the Sharks.
I am grateful that even in these challenging economic times, Eugene schools continue to support artistic programs that come to fruition in such stellar productions as South's "West Side Story."
Now she leads the classic West Side Story, which is a reworking of Romeo and Juliet with the feuding families being replaced by New York City street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks.
The films of "Hair" and "West Side Story" may be such rare examples.
SET in the ganglands of Fifties New York, West Side Story was originally developed as an update of Shakespeare's Romeo And Juliet.

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