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2008-08-07 03:00:21

By Alice T. Carter, The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Aug. 7--Pittsburgh Civic Light Opera saved the best for last. "West Side Story," the final production of its 2008 summer season, took the company out on a soaring and emotional high.

2008-07-27 00:00:29

By Clifford Bishop The street violence in Bernstein's version of 'Romeo and Juliet' gives added power to its high-energy mix of danger and romance Dance West Side Story Sadler's Wells LONDON Spartacus Coliseum LONDON Some things are timeless.

2008-07-25 00:00:32

By Rhoda Koenig First Night WEST SIDE STORY Sadler's Wells LONDON **** You can see why they were terrified.

2008-07-13 09:00:25

By WORDS BY DAVID BENEDICT This month, 'West Side Story' returns to the London stage in a form unchanged since 1957. Time for a 21st-century makeover? Certainly not, says its original lyricist, Stephen Sondheim...


Word of the Day
prosopography
  • a study of the individuals in a group of people within a specific context and their relationships.
  • In rhetoric, the description of any one's personal appearance.
The word 'prosopography' comes from a Latin word meaning 'description of a person’s appearance' from Greek roots meaning 'face' or 'person' and 'writing'.