Rehearsal dancing of “West Side Story” musical is Jerome Robbins (shown in the photograph center).
Choreology and Musicology are sciences that occasionally are the subject of Speculative Fiction (“what if stories”). The protagonist couple is “Anita” & “Tony”; and, the setting is New York City. The narrative is a romance with conflict of ethnolinguistic (English & Spanish) difference. The “Jets” and “Sharks” gang families make for protagonist couple tragedy.
Choreology has as its core in Ballet a protagonist couple that are the basis of the dancing. “West Side Story” had Tony & Anita in a “tragedy”; and, “Shakespeare” had Romeo & Juliet in a “tragedy”.
Arthur Laurents (playwright), “West Side Story”, 1958 was a book adaptation of a Broadway musical. The musical was conceived in 1957 by choreologist Jerome Robbins.
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