For west side story, a reinterpretation of william shakespeare's romeo and juliet transposed onto new york's west side, bernstein worked with the brilliant choreographer jerome robbins and the. Romeo and juliet comparison in themes • the overriding theme, of course, between the two stories - romeo and juliet and the west side story is love - deep, intense and passionate love that defies friendship, family and everything in between. West side story west side story is an american version of romeo and juliet and it follows the play's plot very closelywhile shakespeare's tale concerns feuding aristocratic families in 15th century verona, west side story's creators (music by leonard bernstein, lyrics by stephen sondheim, book by arthur laurents, choreography by jerome robbins) focus on a clash between second. - comparing romeo and juliet and the west side story romeo and juliet, the west side story, both amazing stories both end in tragedy, one more some on less they were both different, yet based on the same story line.
West side story is based on one of shakespeare's finest tragedies, romeo and juliet in this volume are both works, which, though separated by centuries, parallel each other in many ways. A comparison of romeo and juliet and west side story there is a lot in common between the two plays romeo and juliet and west side story the main male characters. Test yourself on west side story with flashcards from shmoop browse existing flashcards or create your own. William shakespeare's romeo + juliet: c- west side story: a romeo and juliet: a+ you may like comments read more get your ew tv news subscribe to ew tv for the latest tv news signup now.
Marisol montalvo singing somewhere xdeep music radio • 24/7 music live stream | good vibes deep & tropical house chill out music xdeep music 1,697 watching live now. Love in romeo and juliet by william shakespeare and in the movie west side stories 876 words | 4 pages most well known love stories of all time in the play from the 15th century, romeo and juliet by william shakespeare tells the tale of young love and fatal misfortune. The play west side story, by arthur laurents, is based upon the play romeo and juliet, by william shakespeare despite a few differences, both works, in essence, have the same plot. In west side story and romeo and juliet, there are 2 rival gangs romeo and juliet starts out with a street fight between the montagues and capulets the jets and the sharks have a similar fight. West side story, theatre music by american composer leonard bernstein that premiered august 19, 1957, in washington, dc, before moving to broadway for a second opening on september 26, 1957 the musical is a 20th-century american adaptation of the shakespearean tale of romeo and juliet.
Romeo and juliet / west side story - a comparison / contrast shakespeare's romeo and juliet and west side story both have a lot in common as well as major differences that set them apart although west side story is a direct rendition of shakespeare's original play, many of the themes and symbols are altered to fit the modern perspective. Rationale for using the movie: west side story can be of benefit to students studying romeo and juliet as it helps them understand the timeless and universal nature of shakespeare's themes the film is one of the best of its genre. One of the most performed productions in american history, west side story is a classic retelling of romeo and juliet in an urban setting the jets and sharks rule the streets of new york city, but these gangs don't like to share when tony falls for maria, their respective gangs get ready for war.
West side story was very innovative, especially for its time period the musicals that were produced around that time period were meant to be strictly for entertainment, for the most part it was a very brave move for the creative team of this musical to tackle themes like racism, violence, and death. Above anything and everything else, west side story is a retelling of romeo and julietthere's lots of reasons to watch this film, but the genius adaptation of shakespeare's tale of star-cross'd lovers is the big one. Shakespeare's romeo and juliet and west side story both have a lot in common as well as major differences that set them apart although west side story is a direct rendition of shakespeare's original play, many of the themes and symbols are altered to fit the modern perspective.
I have to write a five paragraph essay about the similarities and differences between romeo and juliet and west side story i have part of my pre-writing activity my teacher gave me down below i only need one example for differences between romeo, juliet, tony and maria(body paragraph 2) and one more example for the similarities and. Books advanced search today's deals new releases best sellers the globe & mail best sellers new york times best sellers best books of the month children's books textbooks kindle books livres en français. Essay topic #3: the individual versus society much of romeo and juliet and west side story involves the lovers' struggles against public and social institutions that either explicitly or implicitly oppose the existence of their love. Based on shakespeare's renowned romeo & juliet, west side story, like romeo & juliet, is about forbidden love and romance across familial barriers in a large city, amid constant feuding on both.