Who wrote"west side story"?

Answer Jerome Robbins came up with the idea of basing a play on Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet." Arthur Laurents wrote the original book. Stephen Sondheim created the lyrics for the musical, and Leonard... Read More »

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"West Side Story" Teaching Ideas?

"West Side Story" is a musical set in New York City during the mid-1950s. It examines the relationship between two street gangs, each of different ethnic backgrounds--the Sharks, from Puerto Rico, ... Read More »

Who kills tony in west side story?

Chino, who loves Maria and is a Shark, shoots Tony which kills him

How to Compare & Contrast "West Side Story" to "Romeo and Juliet"?

Great art borrows from the past and gives to the future. Therefore, one way to learn more about works of art is to compare and contrast them. This allows you to see the works as individual parts of... Read More »

What musical form is used in West Side Story?

West Side Story was written by Leonard Bernstein in collaboration with several other notable musicians and lyricists, including Jerome Robbins and Stephen Sondheim. First performed in 1957, it uses... Read More »