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West Side Story Summary

  • Genre: Musical
  • West Side Story is 2 Hours 40 Minutes long, including an intermission of 15 Minutes
  • 8 Shows per week
  • Previews Begin: December 10, 2019
  • Show Opens: February 6, 2020
  • Show Closes: Open ended

Musical revival set in the school-of-hard-knocks of the Upper West Side in New York City during the mid-1950s where street gangs battle for turf but don't anticipate that cross gang romance could blossom.

West Side Story on Broadway Background

The original 1957 Broadway production of West Side Story, about love within the confines of street gang warfare was a runaway success with a 2 year run and 732 performances. What is remarkable is that the NYC neighborhoods, that were featured in the Broadway show, still existed in NYC when the show officially closed on Broadway in 1959. In some irony, the neighborhoods where the show had been based were then razed to the ground in the 1970's, to make way for the Lincoln Center. The culture of violence that infected the Upper West Side of NYC during those days would be lost to the sands of time. The 1980 Broadway revival of the show saw meager interest, but the 2009 Broadway revival captured similar interest to the original production and a grabbed a handful of Tony Awards to boot as well as strong box office and critical success.

What’s West Side Story Like?

In a modern retelling of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is the story of a blue-collar neighborhood in the Upper West Side in 1950's NYC. The musical chronicles the rival teenage gangs from different ethnic backgrounds who battle for territory. In the classic retelling, the sister of one of the gang leaders falls in love with a member of the rival gang. The story unfolds of the two gangs, the Jets and the Sharks and the dark forces that try to keep the two lovers apart. The show has sophisticated music, extended dance scenes and a focus the social problems of the day.

Is West Side Story Good for Kids?

The show is suitable for children 13 and older.

Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre

1681 Broadway
New York, NY 10019
Seats: 1,761
Entrance: 53rd Street Between Broadway and 8th Avenue
Theatre Information

Broadway Theatre Seating Chart

Cast Members

Maria
Shereen Pimentel
Tony
Isaac Powell
Anita
Yesenia Ayala
Bernardo
Amar Ramasar
Riff
Ben Cook
Action
Dharon E Jones
A-Rab
Kevin Csolak
Anybodys
Zuri Noelle Ford
Chino
Jacob Guzman
Baby John
Matthew Johnson
Doc
Daniel Oreskes
Glad Hand
Pippa Pearthree
Lt Schrank
Thomas Jay Ryan
Diesel
Ahmad Simmons
Officer Krupke
Danny Wolohan

Producers

Scott Rudin

Production Credits

General Manager
Joey Parnes Productions LLC
Casting Director
Telsey + Company

Creative Team

Book Writer
Arthur Laurents
Music
Leonard Bernstein
Lyricist
Stephen Sondheim
Director
Ivo van Hove
Choreographer
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
Musical Director
Alexander Gemignani