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West Side Story True or False? Riff and the Jets are an all-white street gang at war with Bernardo and his Puerto Ricans, the Sharks. _____ 1. We first see the Jets on a city playground. _____ 2. The Jets dump paint on some Puerto Rican Sharks. _____ 3. Lt. Schrank asks Baby John why he’s crying. _____ 4. Riff doesn’t want girls to join the Jets. _____ 5. Riff doesn’t want to fight with guns or blades. _____ 6. Riff started the Jets all by himself. _____ 7. Tony works at Doc’s candy store. _____ 8. Maria wants Anita to lower the neckline of her (Maria’s) dress. _____ 9. Bernardo is Maria’s brother. ____ 10. At the dance the kids enjoy making new friends with a “musical circles” game. ____ 11. At the dance Tony and Maria almost kiss. ____ 12. At the dance Bernardo and Riff plan a war council. ____ 13. Tony sings, “The most beautiful sound I ever heard—Maria, Maria…” ____ 14. Anita hates America and wants to go back to Puerto Rico. ____ 15. Anita tells Bernardo that a war council is the only answer. ____ 16. Maria prays at bedtime. ____ 17. Maria lives with her brother and sister, not with her parents. ____ 18. Maria and Tony talk on the balcony of Maria’s apartment. ______19. Tony, Maria, and Anita sing, “Today the world was just an address—no better than all right.” ______20. Tony and Maria plan to meet again at Doc’s Candy Store. ______21. The Jets jokingly sing “to” Officer Krupke. ______22. The gangs plan to rumble under the highway. ______23. Lt. Schrank doesn’t favor either the Sharks or the Jets. ______24. Doc is happy for Tony and Maria. ______25. Anita sings, “I feel pretty.” ______26. Maria wants Tony to stop the rumble. ______27. Maria and Tony sing, “From Hand to Heart.” ______28. Bernardo stabs Riff with a knife. ______29. Tony kills Bernardo in a blind rage. ______30. Anita gives Maria the news of Bernardo’s death. ______31. Maria prays, “Make it not be true.” ______32. Maria and Tony sing, “There’s no place for us—nowhere a place for us.” ______33. After the rumble, Baby John breaks down and cries. ______34. The Jets try to “cool down” in a parking garage. ______35. Chino has a gun and wants to kill Tony. ______36. Tony refuses to go to Maria’s bedroom. ______37. Tony says he’ll get money from Doc. ______38. Anita doesn’t see Tony leave Maria’s room. ______39. While Anita looks on in silence, Maria sings, “When love comes so strong, there is no right or wrong.” ______40. Maria sends Anita to Doc’s Candy Store for aspirin, not to deliver a message. ______41. The Jets almost rape Anita. ______42. Anita tells the Jets that Chino has killed Maria. ______43. Tony keeps calling to Chino, “Come and get me, too.” ______44. Tony and Chino both die. ______45. The Jets refuse to let the Sharks help them carry Tony’s body.
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