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Essay heading: A Short Review of The West Side Story
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Date added: March 9, 2002
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Also, the window/balcony scenes were changed, although with mixed results. Maria was located above and behind the audience, in a balcony near the spotlight. When she sung it seemed angelic, because she seemed to be surrounded in a heavenly aura, although it was quite uncomfortable to turn in the seats...
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Both gangs have fun at the expense of the police and there are some good, humorous lines: "Top of the morning, Lieutenant!" and: "Can you translate that into Spanish". A lot of the humor comes from the words of the songs: numbers like "America" and "Officer Krupke" are full of fun but both have bitter underlying messages; "Everything's free in America...
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Also, the window/balcony scenes were changed, although with mixed results. Maria was located above and behind the audience, in a balcony near the spotlight...
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