Works Based on Romeo and Juliet: West Side Story, Romo Et Juliette, Romo Et Juliette, de La Haine LAmour, Romeo and Juliet Books LLC

ISBN: 9781156753293

Published: July 27th 2011

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82 pages


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Works Based on Romeo and Juliet: West Side Story, Romo Et Juliette, Romo Et Juliette, de La Haine LAmour, Romeo and Juliet  by  Books LLC

Works Based on Romeo and Juliet: West Side Story, Romo Et Juliette, Romo Et Juliette, de La Haine LAmour, Romeo and Juliet by Books LLC
July 27th 2011 | Paperback | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, RTF | 82 pages | ISBN: 9781156753293 | 4.38 Mb

Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: West Side Story, Rom o et Juliette, de la Haine lAmour, Romeo and Juliet, I Capuleti e i Montecchi,MorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 29. Chapters: West Side Story, Rom o et Juliette, de la Haine lAmour, Romeo and Juliet, I Capuleti e i Montecchi, Asterix and the Great Divide, Romeo and Juliet: the Tomb Scene, A Village Romeo and Juliet, Romeo und Julie, Romeo + Juliet, Giulietta e Romeo, Romanoff and Juliet, Romeo and Juliet at Verona High.

Excerpt: West Side Story is an American musical with a script by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, and choreography by Jerome Robbins. The musical is an adaptation of William Shakespeares play Romeo and Juliet. Set in New York City in the mid-1950s, the musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds.

The members of the Sharks from Puerto Rico are taunted by the Jets, a white working-class group. The young protagonist, Tony, one of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, the sister of Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks. The dark theme, sophisticated music, extended dance scenes, and focus on social problems marked a turning point in American musical theatre. Bernsteins score for the musical has become extremely popular- it includes Somethings Coming, Maria, America, Somewhere, Tonight, Jet Song, I Feel Pretty, A Boy Like That, One Hand, One Heart, Gee, Officer Krupke and Cool. The original 1957 Broadway production, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins and produced by Robert E.

Griffith and Harold Prince, marked Stephen Sondheims Broadway debut. It ran for 732 performances (a successful run for the time), before going on tour. The production received a Tony Award nomination for Best Musical in 1957, but the award went to Meredith Willsons The Music Man. It won a Tony Award in 1957 for Robbins choreography. The show had an even longer-running London production, a number of revivals a...



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