West Side Story

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West Side Story

West Side Story Is a Musical With The Book By Arthur Laurent With The Music By Leonard Bernstein With The Lyrics By Stephen Sondheim Which Was Inspired By The William Shakespeare’s From Romeo And Juliet. The Story Is Set In The Upper West Side, Which Was The Neighbourhood In New York City In The Mid 1950s. It Is a Movie With The Multiracial, Blue-Collar Neighbourhood With The Explosive Rivalry Between The Jets And The Sharks Where There Two Teenage Street Gangs Of Different Ethnic Backgrounds. The Members Of The Sharks From Puerto Rico Tainted By The White Gang.

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The Theme Is The Dark Theme, Sophisticated With Music And Dance, Which Is Focused On The Social Problems Which Is Considered To Be a Turning Point In The American Musical Theatre. The Jet Song, Something’s Coming, Maria, Tonight, America, Cool, One Heart, Somewhere, Etc., Where The Musical Scores. The Original 1957 Which Was Broadway Production Was Produced, Directed And Choreographed By Jerome Robbins And Produced By The Robert E.Griffith And Harold Prince Which Marked His Debut. This Was The Production Which Was Nominated For Tony Awards, Oliver Smith Award, Etc. This Was The Show Which Has Even Longer-Running London Production Which Saw The Revival And International Productions. There Are Many Film Adaptations Of The Musical Film Adaptation Which Included Direction Of Robert Wise And Robbins.

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In The New York City, The Laurents Went Back To The Opening Night Party Which Was To Play The New By Ugo Betti Which Met The Sondheim And Learn About The Story Which Brought The Broadway Brought In The Track. Here, He Decided To Bring In The Best Music And Invited Robbins And Betty Comden And Adolph Green Who Helped With The Lyrics And Later Teamed Up To Work With Peter Pan As Well. The Original Book Laurents Wrote Closely Adhered To Romeo And Juliet As The Characters Were Based On Rosaline And The Parents Of The Doomed Lovers Who Were Eliminated Later On. Later, The Scenes Related To Juliet Faking Her Death And Committing Suicide Which Were Also Deleted. The Language Posed a Problem Four-Letter Curse Word Which Was Uncommon In The Theatre. Sondheim Converted Long Passages Of Dialogues And Sometimes With Just Simple Phrases.

 

Bernstein Composed The West Side And Candide Concurrently Which Led To a Few Switches Of Materials. The Original Intention Was For Cunegonde In Candide To Perform, On The One Hand, One Heart And The Music Of Glee Was Pulled From Venice In Candide. The Show Was Nearly Complete And In The Fall Of 1956 Saw Everyone On The Creative Team To Help With The Fulfilment Of Their Commitments. Robbins Was Involved With The Bells Are Ringing With Bernstein With Candide Which Later Saw a Play Opening. The Auditions Later Failed To Raise The Money For The West Side Story Which Was Set In Later Spring 1957 With Only Two Months To Show Where The Rehearsals Began. The Producer Cheryl Crawford Pulled Out Of The Project, And It Was a Long Time Before The Show Can To Fruition.

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