West Side Story Script

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Director:Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Written by:Jerome Robbins (Author), Arthur Laurents (Theatre Play), Jerome Robbins (Screenplay), Arthur Laurents (Screenplay), Ernest Lehman (Screenplay)

Script Synopsis:In the slums of the upper West Side of Manhattan, New York, a gang of Polish-American teenagers called the Jets compete with a rival gang of recently immigrated Puerto Ricans, the Sharks, to "own" the neighborhood streets. Tensions are high between the gangs but two kids, one from each rival gang, fall in love leading to tragedy.