Maria is sent home; Anita argues that Bernardo is overprotective of Maria and they compare the advantages of Puerto Rico and the United States. Maria waits for Tony on the rooftop of her apartment building when Chino Martin arrives and tells her what happened.
Supertitles Many operas are in a foreign language.
The sound of approaching police sirens is heard, and everyone scatters, except Tony, who stands in shock at what he has done. Some were wonderful singers but couldn't dance very well, or vice versa Maria has Tony promise to prevent the rumble. Getting the West side story on stage was still not easy.
Riff wants to convince his friend and former member of the Jets, Tony, to meet the Jets at the dance.
After early practice at songwriting, his knowledge of musical theater was influenced by master lyricist Oscar Hammerstein II, who served as a mentor. Unfortunately, the Jets, who have found Tony, have congregated at Doc's, and they taunt Anita with racist slurs and eventually simulate rape.
Serenade ultimately was shelved. Ultimately, some of the cast were teenagers, some were 21, some were 30 but looked Also, they said the score was too rangy for pop music He was outvoted on other issues: When the Sharks arrive, both groups agree to have the showdown the following evening under the highway, with a one-on-one fist fight.
The next day at the bridal shop, Anita accidentally tells Maria about the rumble. Rehearsals Most of the rehearsals are held in our rehearsal hall, and not the actual theatre. Schrank orders the Sharks out and unsuccessfully tries to discover information about the fight.
Tony attempts to intervene, inadvertently leading to Riff being fatally stabbed by Bernardo. The gang separates to find Tony. Schrank trying to find out the location of the rumble. Robbins felt if the three were going to join forces, they should return to East Side Story, and Bernstein agreed.
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The Jets' leader, Riff, suggests setting up a rumble with the Sharks. Tony arrives and explains what transpired and asks for her forgiveness before he turns himself in to the police. The Jets, Sharks, and adults flock around the lovers.
Maria holds Tony in her arms and sings a quiet, brief reprise of "Somewhere" as he dies.“West Side Story” transports Shakespeare’s tragic “Romeo and Juliet” to the streets of s New York, where two star-crossed lovers on opposite sides of a bitter gang rivalry fight to.
From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.
The score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen. West Side Story in Richmond, Virginia. June 22 – August 5, The November Theatre Marjorie Arenstein Stage. Get the BEST seats now and SAVE up to 20% on the four remaining Signature shows with a /18 Flex Subscription.
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