Jerome Robbins

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  • Romeo And Juliet And West Side Story Comparison

    Film Adaptations: Romeo and Juliet (1968) and West Side Story (1961) Many films have been created based on novels and play scripts. Plays have transitioned from performances on stage to the big cinema screens. Since many legendary play scripts were created before our century, American film directors had to ask themselves, “How can an older piece of work interest the audience of today?”. Directors found it challenging to express an original piece of work while attempting to interest the minds of today. The characters in many older works lived in a different time and in a different country. Therefore, American film directors had to adapt the details of older works in order to make it relevant to the life of today’s general American population. Romeo and Juliet is a play script created by William Shakespeare in the 16th century during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. The main characters, Romeo and Juliet, are two young teenagers who have a cliche love. During their time, the issues of politics and religion were preventing the young lovers from being together. The play was a huge hit to the European population and four centuries later director Franco Zeffirelli transitioned Romeo and Juliet to the big cinema screens. Zeffirelli has not been the only director that transitioned Romeo and Juliet to the cinema screens. However, his production is the best film that closely mimics the major concepts and chronologically follows the events that occurred in the original play of Romeo…

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  • Descriptive Essay On A World Concert

    One day in June, I can’t quite remember the exact date, but it was June 2015. As I was scrolling down my Facebook newsfeed one particular post caught my attention. The post consisted of a photo heading in big bold, all caps, red letters: BIGBANG 2015 WORLD TOUR [MADE] and underneath read: Los Angeles Staple Center Oct 3, 2015. I couldn’t believe what I was reading that I had to reread a few times. I knew they were on a world tour but there was no news on them coming to the United States. My…

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  • West Side Story: Music Analysis

    show would be Leonard Bernstein’s West Side Story. West Side Story seemed to follow the conventions of the Rodgers and Hammerstein II duos. There are many similarities between this musical and the duos’ shows. For example, there are multiple love affairs involved (Anita and Bernardo, Tony and Maria). There are aspects of the music that help the audience relate to the characters and show each of the characters’ complexities. The dramatic elements of the story are not only enhanced by the…

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  • Differences Of Nouthetic And Integrative Counseling

    Differences of Nouthetic and Integrative Counseling The field of psychology has been divided many times into many different schools of thought and even in Christian counseling these differences in opinion still come forth. The two sides to Christian counseling are Nouthetic/traditional counseling and Integrative counseling. Nouthetic just focuses on using the New Testament and the Old Testament together to teach people and to try and help them with any issues. Integrative counseling not only…

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  • The Old Testament Analysis

    According to historiographer Gabrielle Spiegel, chroniclers in the early middle ages sought to depict history, or events that were happening contemporary to his writing, as transparently as possible. These chroniclers were committed to depicting history as accurately as possible, whether that be through text or images. The 6th century Christian philosopher Cassiodorus documented how important chroniclers were in the development of the Christian religion and how important documentation is for the…

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  • Juke Box Musical Analysis

    The musical has gone through many changes in its lifetime. Its has been developed, explored and performed in millions of theatres around the world. But what really are the foundations of the art form itself? All of the three elements are really important, but there is one that stands out and has changed the most. That would be the music. The music has served the musical in many ways. It serves the characters extended feelings of fulfillment and gives the audience something to hum out of the…

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  • Why Is Richard Rodgers Important

    It’s Possible! The importance of Richard Rodgers What does the sound of music, Oklahoma, South Pacific, and Cinderella have in common. They have the music written by the Richard Rodgers. Richard Rodgers helped change the face of Broadway musicals, he changed them by giving them each individual stories that made them both memorable and loveable. This essay will discuss how Richard Rodger early life affected his work, his legacy, and the importance of his work. Richard Charles Rodgers was born on…

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  • Similarities Between Inherit The Wind And To Kill A Mockingbird

    To Kill a Mockingbird and Inherit the Wind are two vastly different forms of literature, focusing on different topics, characters, and morals. Yet there is a similar theme within these stories that they share. Through various characters and traits, Jerome Lawrence, Robert E. Lee and Harper Lee each demonstrate the necessity, as well as, the importance of change and growth through their characters. Scout, only a child throughout the To Kill a Mockingbird, doesn’t change but grows into her…

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  • Humanity In Frank Darabont's Shawshank Redemption

    Humanity has pondered the meaning of life since its first steps—as doing so provides a confounding sense of purpose among the entropy that is the universe. This purpose can help free individuals from their doubt, and pain, and lead them to overcome that which was considered impossible, and all while inspiring the people around them. Within Frank Darabont 's Shawshank Redemption, these ideas are represented by one of the main protagonists of the story—Andy Dufresne, a successful young bank…

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  • Analysis Of B's Ice Cream

    EXECUTIVE SUMMARY “I scream. You scream. We all scream for B’s ice-cream.” In an attempt to get our target audiences’ taste buds buzzing for over twenty- six (26) years, we have been producing a variety of enticing homemade ice- cream flavours that suites all occasions, age groups and healthy lifestyles. The founders, Katherine and Anderson Bethel, were determined to produce an all natural, eggless, pasteurized, homemade texture and certified halaal product that everyone could enjoy at any day…

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