Based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

Music by

Leonard Bernstein

Lyrics by

Stephen Sondheim

Book by

Arthur Laurents

Based on Conception of

Jerome Robbins

The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical widely considered as one of the American musical theatre's finest works.  Shakespeare'sRomeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City, where two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the “Americanized” Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks.  Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.  A vibrant andsophisticated musical score by Leonard Bernstein features songs that have become embedded in our nation’s musical heritage:   Something’s Comin’, Maria, Tonight, America, and Somewhere.  You’ll be immersed in the excitement and emotional impact of this groundbreaking show!

West side story

is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).

All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.

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