Translation, Teenagers, and Truth: A Comparison of Content between West Side Story & Romeo and Juliet

This project was completed for Dr. Christine Sprengler’s first-year SASAH course. Through the script of a fictional radio show, this piece views the translation of Romeo and Juliet into the Broadway musical West Side Story through the lens of modernism and postmodernism to determine which sensibility the musical processes. An androgynous and ambiguous radio show…

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