'WEST SIDE STORY' IN LIVING COLOR: RACE RELATIONS ONSTAGE

Ethnicity matters, especially in the current social climate where xenophobia are at the forefront of most people's minds.  West Side Story, the classic 1957 musical reinterpretation of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet – the aristocratic clans of Montagues and Capulets are transformed into rival New ...

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Shakespeare: William Shakespeare 23 April 1616)[nb 1] was an English poet and playwright, widely regarded as the greatest writer in the English language and the world's pre-eminent dramatist. He is often called England's national poet and the "Bard of Avon".[nb 2] His extant works, including some collaboration
Ethnicity: Ethnicity or ethnic group is a socially defined category of people who identify with each other based on a perceived shared social experience or ancestry. Membership of an ethnic group tends to be associated with and ideologies of shared cultural heritage, ancestry, history, homeland, language or di
Juliet: Juliet is the female protagonist and one of two title characters in William Shakespeare's romantic love tragedy Romeo and Juliet, the other being Romeo. Juliet is the only daughter of Capulet, the patriarch of the Capulet family. The story has a long history that precedes Shakespeare himself.