Background of West Side Story

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  • Created by: LivBarnes
  • Created on: 07-03-17 10:59
Where is it set?
1950's New York City
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Choreographer of WSS?
Jerome Robbins
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Date the musical was released?
1957
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Date the film version was released?
1961
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WSS won a grammy for which element?
Best Soundtrack - West Side Story, Johnny Green, Saul Chaplin, Sid Ramin, Irwin Kostal
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The film adpatation won how many academy awards?
11 (1 nomination)
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The issues that arise often are...
Racism, discrimination, economic wealth, division, love, comedy, tragedy, mental health, gender, parental issues
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The theme of predudice comes from...
Directly related to the issue of immigration. It's new for the jets andf the sharks, racial tension etc.. Also ageism from the older generation thinking the two gangs are 'good for nothing'
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Tony's counterpart in Romeo and Juliet is..
Romeo
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Marias counterpart in Romeo and Juliet is..
Juliet
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Doc is counterpart to?
Friar Lawrence
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Riff is counterpart to?
Mercuito
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Chino is counterpart to?
Paris
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Bernardo is counterpart to?
Tybalt
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Anita is counterpart to?
Juliet's nurse
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The sharks are from Puerto Rico which is located?
In the Caribbean sea
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What caused unemployment in the 20th century for Puerto Ricco?
Hurricanes
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Unemployment was 40% when in Puerto Rico?
After ww1
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In 1917 what happened?
All Puerto Riccans were granted American Citizenship and were free to travel the country
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Jerome Robbins

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Date the musical was released?

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Date the film version was released?

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WSS won a grammy for which element?

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