From the first notes to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.
Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins; book by Arthur Laurents; music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; original production produced on Broadway by Harold Prince & Hebert E. Griffith by arrangement with Roger Stevens; entire original production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
Directed by Thomas Daniel Valls & Bethany McHugh; Choreographed by Anna Mehle; music directed by Peter Hodgson; scenic & costume design by John Dunnett; lighting design by Daryl Embry; sound design by Connor K. Smith; production stage manager, Rose Bochner.
Presented by Alex Fofonoff in association with Tisch New Theatre & T.U.S.C through special arrangement with Music Theatre International.
At the NYU Skirball Center. March 28-30, 2013.
Running time: 2 hours, 30 minutes.
WITH: Bryan Austerman, Nick Berke, Chris Betts, Brooks Cline, Andrew Colburn, Phil Colgan, Dan Coombs, Luke Doyle, Kayla Eisenberg, Marc Ferre, Andrew Gordon, Rosalie Graziano, Jarrad Green, Michelle Harper, Celeste Hudson, Taylor Johnson, Déa Julien, Eitan Kling-Levine, Heather Knobel, KayleighLaMaina, John McLean, Katherine McManus, Melissa McNulty, Eric Meehan, Juliet Menz, Max Meyers, Dara Orland, Sophia Sapranov, Brandon Stonestreet, Lindsay Strouse, Alexis Sweeney, Noam Tomaschoff, Taylor Turner, Gina Vitori