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West Side Story

Christ's College, Canterbury
Event organized by Christ's College, Canterbury

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A joint production with Rangi Ruru Girls’ School is a must see..,.
In a sweltering New York summer, the boys from the Upper West Side are on the prowl. Ready to explode at any moment, they dance with their girls, the air vibrating with the rhythms of mambo, rock ‘n’ roll and jazz. The beats belong to two enemy street gangs – the Jets and the Sharks – ruling the immigrant quarter … and a clash is imminent.

The Jets, first generation New Yorkers, are fighting the new arrivals from Puerto Rico, the Sharks, for domination of the local streets. Among them, Tony, a Jet, and Maria, sister to the leader of the Sharks, fall in love.

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