The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark
Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.brbrShakespeare's span style="font-style: italic;"Romeo and Juliet /spanis
transported to modern-day New York City, as two young idealistic lovers
find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American"
Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world
of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative,
heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.brbrHighlighting the talents of a young ensemble cast, strongWEST SIDE STORY/strong has found popularity in schools as well as professional theatres throughout the world. Its exciting, sophisticated score by a href="http://mtishows.com/biography.asp?writerid=3394"Bernstein/a and a href="http://mtishows.com/biography.asp?writerid=3481"Sondheim/a is often considered Broadway's finest--its songs part of the nation's musical heritage. As originally staged by the legendary a href="http://mtishows.com/biography.asp?writerid=3567"Jerome Robbins/a, the show is an impressive showcase for accomplished dancers (a a href="http://mtishows.com/resources.asp?id=6_3_0_1amp;theatricalresourceid=3"guide/a featuring the original choreography is available for a href="http://mtishows.com/resources.asp?id=6_3_0_1amp;theatricalresourceid=3"rental/a). And with a reduced orchestration and a href="http://mtishows.com/resources.asp?id=6_3_0_3amp;theatricalresourceid=14"transpositions on demand/a, this masterpiece is easier to mount than ever before!
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