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There are several people who die in West Side Story, these include Riff (the head of the Jets), Bernardo (the head of the Sharks) and Tony (Maris's lover and old member …of Jet gang) It was originally set that Maria would also die just as Juliet did in "Romeo and Juliet", but the writers thought this would be too much death and left the ending open for the audience to decide what happens to Maria and the affect that these tragedies have had on their society.
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The Jets: Riff, Tony, Action, Diesel (daddio), Snowboy, A-Rab, Baby John, Big Deal, Ice (only in the film, Gee-Tar, Tiger, and Mouth Piece The Sharks: Bernado, Chino, Pepe…, Indio, Luis, Anxious, Toro, Nibbles, Moose, Juano The Adults: Officer Krupke, Doc, Lt. Schrank, Glad Hand The Jet Girls: Velma (Riff's girl in the play, Ice's girl in the film), Graziella (Diesel's girl in the play, Riff's girl in the film), Anybodys (a tomboy who wishes to become a Jet), Minnie (Baby John's girl), Clarice (Big Deal's girl), and Pauline (everybody's girl) The Shark Girls: Maria (Bernardo's sister, falls in love with Tony), Anita (Bernado's GF) Consuelo (Shark girl with dyed blonde hair, Pepe's girl), Rosalia (who wants to return to Puerto Rico, Indio's girl) ,Teresita ,Estella , Margarita and Francisca
This 1961 movie starred Natalie Wood, George Chakiris and Richard Beymer.
Arthur Laurents wrote the book. Leonard Bernstein wrote the music, and Stephen Sondheim wrote the lyrics.
Carol Lawrence - Maria Larry Kert - Tony Chita Rivera - Anita Grover Dale - Snowboy
It was first performed on Broadway in 1957
The Sharks are a gang of Puerto Rican teenagers who fight with the American gang, the Jets. conselino isnt a shark in the gang
It is a modern day Romeo and Juliet. The story of two lovers who come from enemy families (Gangs, in the case of West Side Story). It's the story of their forbidden love.
An allusion is an implied or indirect reference to a person, event, or thing or to a part of another text. West Side Story is an allusion to Romeo and Juliet because much …of the plot indirectly references the play.
"Midnight Cowboy," named Best Picture of 1969, was headlined by two future Oscar winners: Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman. The beginning of the movie was shot in my home town. …Big Spring, Tx. It is a small town in west Texas located about half way between Dallas and El Paso. Pop. 25,000.