June 6, 2023
Trouble is brewing on New York’s Upper West Side: Rival street gangs, heated rhythms, a bitter feud and, in the midst of it all, a great love fighting but tragically failing to overcome the obstacles standing in its way. Allow yourself to be swept away by a thrilling new production of West Side Story, a re-make of the iconic classic for a new era. Embarking on a world tour in late 2022, it is set to capture the hearts of audiences all over the globe.
Maria, Somewhere, America – Leonard Bernstein’s immortal melodies and Jerome Robbins’ phenomenal choreography redefined an entire genre. To this day, West Side Story is the undisputed No. 1 of classic musicals: daring, relevant and radical. Stephen Spielberg’s Oscar-winning film version of 2021 proves just how unique and timeless it is.
An international creative team has been assembled around the New York-based director Lonny Price. Opening a new chapter in West Side Story’s epic success story, their exciting new production features the legendary original choreography by Jerome Robbins. Two gangs. One love. An enduring but impossible love – the universal power that made Romeo and Juliet so immortal. It has lost none of its allure and fascination.
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