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West Side Story is the award-winning adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy, "Romeo and Juliet". The feuding families become two warring New York City gangs- the white Jets led by Riff and the Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo. Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding.

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West Side Story is a musical with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet.. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid 1950s, an ethnic, blue-collar neighborhood (in the early 1960s, much of the neighborhood was cleared in an urban renewal project for...

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It's summer in the city. After owning their miserable little neighborhood for years, the Jets, the finger-snapping street gang led by Riff (Russ Tamblyn), find themselves in a turf war with the upstart Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo (George Chakiris). Riff plans to challenge the Sharks to a ...

www.fandango.com/west-side-story-1961-6590/plot-summary

Synopsis. A musical in which a modern day Romeo and Juliet are involved in New York street gangs. On the harsh streets of the upper west side two gangs battle for control of the turf. The situation becomes complicated when a gang members falls in love with a rival's sister. Provided by Rovi

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FreeBookSummary.com . West Side Story: Movie vs. Play eatteaate The play, West Side Story, was written by Arthur Laurents. West Side Story, the movie, was produced in 1961 , featured Natalie Wood as Maria, and was directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins.

www.rogerebert.com/reviews/great-movie-west-side-story-1961

Although "West Side Story" was named the best picture of 1961 and won 10 Academy Awards, it is not much mentioned by movie fans these days, and the old warhorse "Singin' in the Rain" is probably more seen and certainly better loved. "West Side Story" was the kind of musical people thought was good ...

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West Side Story is the award-winning adaptation of the classic romantic tragedy, "Romeo and Juliet". The feuding families become two warring New York City gangs- the white Jets led by Riff and the Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo. Their hatred escalates to a point where neither can coexist with any form of understanding.

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Inspired by the timeless story of Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story takes Shakespeare’s star-crossed lovers, and places them in the vibrant battleground of New York City’s West Side in the 1950s. In the midst of the deep-seated rivalry between the Puerto Rican gang, the Sharks, and the white gang, the Jets, Maria and Tony discover that ancient grudges are no match for true love.

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Bust out the Kleenex, Shmoopers. You know that play by William Shakespeare about two crazy kids on opposite sides of a blood feud, who fall in love and end up dying tragically because their respective families couldn't stop their feuding? The creators of West Side Story sure did. Luckily for us ...

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West Side Story full plot summary including detailed synopsis and summaries for each scene. ... The play opens with a balletic prologue, half-danced, and half-mimed, showing the growing resentment between the Jets, a gang of white “American” boys, and the Sharks, a Puerto Rican gang. ... West Side Story Chicago, IL. Full Price: $73 ...