July 11, 12, 13, & 14, 2019
West Side Story: School Edition
Teen Musical (ages 14-20)
Based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by: Arthur Laurents
Music by: Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim
Originally Produced on Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince By Arrangement with Roger L. Stevens
Directed by Julie Zatko
From the original Broadway production through several revivals, West Side Story has garnered numerous prestigious award nominations and wins, including 14 Tony nominations and three Tony awards, a Drama Desk award, and a remarkable 10 Academy Awards for the film adaptation.
Young lovers struggle to survive in a world of prejudice and violence between warring street gangs, the Sharks and the Jets. West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. Book by Arthur Laurents, score by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story transports Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to the streets of New York City in this landmark Broadway musical considered one of the American musical theatre's finest accomplishments.