4 edition of making of West side story found in the catalog.
making of West side story
Includes bibliographical references (p. 156-160).
|LC Classifications||ML410.B566 G37 1995|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||160 p. :|
|Number of Pages||160|
|LC Control Number||95153306|
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A captivating, richly illustrated full account of the making of the ground-breaking movie classic Making of West side story book Side Story (). A major hit on Broadway, on film West Side Story became immortal-a movie different from anything that had come before, but this cinematic victory came at a price.
In this engrossing volume, film historian Richard Barrios recounts how the drama and. An award winning look at the making of the recording of West Side Story, as Leonard Bernstein had originally wanted it to be. Performances from Kiri Te Kanawa, Tatiana Troyanos, Jose Carreras, and the Kurt Ollmann Chorus and Orchestra/5().
West Side Story is a musical with a book by Arthur Making of West side story book, music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. It was inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood in New York City in the mid s, a multiracial, blue-collar neighborhood.
The musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage Basis: Romeo and Juliet, by William Shakespeare. In developing extensive original research, the methodical production of West Side Story becomes its own adventurous tale, riddled with inevitable dramas.
Extracting fascinating and undisclosed knowledge about West Side Story, the book delves into the process of crafting characters true to gang life in New by: 2.
West Side Story was a landmark musical. When it premiered on Broadway init showed how dancing, singing, acting, and design could merge into a single means of expression, a seamless unity.
Making of West side story book it was completely new vision as a "concept musical," or the pinnacle of an already established tradition, it marked the most impressive body of choreography in a single show and was acclaimed.
Whenever I see a movie or stage production of a play, I am always interested to read the actual book to have a different perspective on the characters and overall plot.
"West Side Story" is a tragic love story set in New York City in the mid's on the west side of the city/5. Written in the mids, West Side Story showcased adult themes and harsh language, which was bold for musical productions. Sara Fishko reflects on its behind-the-scenes tension and cultural impact.
West Side Story Summary. It's summer in the city. After owning their miserable little neighborhood for years, the Jets, the finger-snapping street gang led by Riff (Russ Tamblyn), find themselves in a turf war with the upstart Puerto Rican Sharks, led by Bernardo (George Chakiris).
West Side Story was the #2 grossing movie ofbeing beaten out of the top spot by Disney’s Dalmations. Costing just $6 million to make, it pulled in about $43 million over the ensuing decades. In Paris it played for four straight years at the George V Theater, creating a record. But West Making of West side story book Story, winner of two Tony and 10 Academy Awards, has endured because it's also incredibly entertaining.
Here's a closer look at West Side Story and some making of West side story book the surprising elements that make it one of the most memorable works of. Book Overview A captivating, richly illustrated behind-the-scenes account of a cultural moment: the making of the ground-breaking movie classic West Making of West side story book Story ().
A major hit on Broadway, on film West Side Story became immortal. THE MAKING OF WEST SIDE STORY. Review by: Victor Carr Jr. Artistic Quality: making of West side story book Sound Quality: 8.
This documentary takes us behind-the-scenes during the production of Deutsche Grammophon’s wildly successful audio recording of West Side Story. It was Leonard Bernstein’s first time conducting the full score of what some observers consider.
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How we made West Side Story There’s a lot of plot in West Side Story but its scenes are probably the shortest of any book musical that’s ever existed. Arthur packed so much into it. Moreno made her mark in musicals like Singin' in the Rain and The King and I before winning an Oscar for her unforgettable turn as Anita in West Side Story.
Her new memoir tells the story of. Fifty years after "West Side Story" won 10 Oscars, including best picture, a newspaper in Riverside has told the story behind the story behind "West Side Story." The story we know: The celebrated musical is an update of "Romeo and Juliet" set among white and Puerto Rican gangs on New York's west side.
The genesis, impact, and influence of West Side Story has been explained and analyzed in countless histories and memoirs. Its team—Robbins, Bernstein, book by Arthur Laurents, lyrics by the. Leonard Bernstein: Making of West Side Story available in DVD.
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Publish your book with B&N. Learn More. The B&N Mastercard®. Speaking of racism, West Side Story opened the day after President Eisenhower sent federal troops to a high school in Little Rock, Arkansas, to enforce America’s first-ever court-ordered integration of a public school, an irony that was probably lost on the large and enthusiastic crowds that made the musical a.
As “West Side Story” celebrates its 60th anniversary, it stands as more than art: It was an artistic confrontation of social issues from immigration and bigotry to economic inequality and gang. The West Side Story revival is about to open on Broadway and it promises to be entirely different from the versions that have come before it.
For one. Directed by Steven Spielberg. With Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez. An adaptation of the musical, West Side Story explores forbidden love and the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. West Side Story was the first musical propelled by dance, by choreography that moved the plot forward and conveyed emotions that the Jets and Sharks were incapable of verbalizing.
It was the first show in which every member of the chorus had a name and a clearly defined character, the first musical in which every chorus person was an individual. Leonard Bernstein Conducts West Side Story (). At a town hall with University of Puerto Rico students and faculty, director Steven Spielberg, flanked by screenwriter Tony Kushner, said his Author: Seth Abramovitch.
John Krywicki English I Mrs. Murphy 7 December West Side Story Chapter 3 In this chapter, Anita is making the dress for Maria. They are getting ready for the party that’s in a few hours. Anita is Maria’s friend and, so far, has nothing to do with the plot. Maria has a lot to do with the plot; however, this chapter is just getting ready for the party.
‘West Side Story’, the musical film about rival gangs in New York City, is soon to be remade and directed by Steven Spielberg.
West Side Story, originally a Broadway musical, is being remade into a film by 20th Century : Maddy Shaw Roberts. otsoNY Comments: In on a cold morning in February, the makers of West Side Story began filming along Manhattan's West 68th beyond where they were filming stood half a block of boarded tenements destined for demolition which would soon make way for the newly constructed Lincoln Center.
From the silver screen to the Great White Way—one of the greatest stories of all came together through love but violence threatened to tear them apart. Maria was young and innocent and had never known love—until Tony. And he, who had been seeking something beyond the savagery of the streets, discovered it with her.
But Maria’s brother was leader of the Sharks and Tony had once 4/5(6). In terms of the making of WSS, I have a book whose author I can't remember, haven't read it in a while, but found a book called "The Making of.
West Side Story made its out of town debut in Washington, D.C. in August The show sold out, repeating its success so substantially in the Author: Kimberly Kaye. The Jets are white. The Sharks are Puerto Rican. West Side Story's first and foremost a love story, but the themes of immigration and racism seethe below the song "America," in part, is about how American culture treats Puerto Ricans like second-class citizens, and the tensions between the two gangs sometimes boils down to "your skin is a different color than mine.".
The movie West Side Story () is an updated version of Romeo & Juliet as told through the lives of two Upper West Side street gangs in New York City: The Sharks (mostly recent Puerto Rican immigrants) and the Jets (mostly second generation European immigrants) circa "Jerome Robbins: A Life In Dance," by Wendy Lesser.
(Robin Lubbock/WBUR) This article is more than 1 year old. Dances like the elegantly "rumbling". West Side Story. Music by Leonard Bernstein: Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim: Book by Arthur Laurents: based on an idea by Jerome Robbins.
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Composer/ Lyricist/ Author Historical Outline Broadway musical for the film adaption Music by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim Book by Arthur Laurents Inspired by William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet The Making of West Side Story Jerome Robbins' proposed the.
Plot summary for West Side Story (), plus mistakes, quotes, trivia and : George Chakiris. The Making of WEST SIDE STORY ist mit Sicherheit eine der aufschlußreichsten und genialsten Musikdokus, die je gemacht worden sind. Ganz nah und intim erlebt man den aufwendigen, oft mühsamen aber auch euphorisierenden Prozess einer Musikaufnahme.
Alle Beteiligten, ob Stars, Orchester oder technisches Personal werden gezeigt/5(). The success of West Side Story led him to score more film roles, including the horror film The Haunting in Mike Faist, 27, from Gahanna, Ohio, will.
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Set in the late s in the west side of New York, gang rivalry and love story all in one. To todays standards these two gangs are more likely to be compared to a chess club than a gang.