West Side Story | February 15 - March 17
“Unforgettable... sumptuous... iconic!” - The Mercury News
Based on a Conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Directed by Rachel Robinson
Choreographed by Allison Paraiso
Music Direction by Daniel Feyer & Eric Walton
About The Show
One of the most groundbreaking and romantic musicals ever written, West Side Story resets Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to the 1950s and the turbulent and passionate streets of New York’s West Side.
Tony is a dreamer, ready to leave his street gang behind and face the future head-on; Maria is idealistic and looking to explore womanhood and the world beyond her family’s dress shop. When the two meet, their worlds stop—and cultural divides and societal expectations give way to star-crossed love.
Featuring one of the most exciting scores ever written for the stage, and a story that tackles topics of prejudice, street violence, and the need for compassion between communities, this Berkeley Playhouse premiere will rumble in your heart long after the final note is sung.
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Ana Paula Malagon
Jaq H. Dalziel
MINNIE / ESTRELLA
Vida Mae Fernandez
ROSALIA / SOLOIST
David J. Bohnet
Alvin Castillo Bunales
LT. SCHRANK / GLADHAND
Tim Holt Jones
*Member of Actor's Equity Association, the union representing professional actors and stage managers in the United States.