WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight at Calgary's Southern Alberta Jubilee Theatre
The tour smash hit Broadway revival of WEST SIDE STORY is coming to Calgary! WEST SIDE STORY will open at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium tonight, February 11, 2014. Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents' Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint,the Associate Director on Broadway. The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life).
Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations, at www.ticketmaster.ca or call toll-free 1.855.985.5000. Groups of 10 or more can access discounts at 1.800.889.8457.
WEST SIDE STORY tells the story of star-crossed lovers Tony and Maria as they struggle to rise above the hatred and intolerance that surrounds them. WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time and remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway's finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as "Something's Coming," "Tonight," "America," "I Feel Pretty" and "Somewhere."
WEST SIDE STORY is written by three theatrical luminaries: two-time Tony Award winner Arthur Laurents (book) and multiple Tony and Grammy Award winners Leonard Bernstein (music) and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics) in his Broadway debut.
Performances run tonight, February 11 - 16, 2014; Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 8pm with Saturday & Sunday 2 pm matinees and Sundayevening at 7:30pm. Tickets for WEST SIDE STORY vary in range depending on performance, seat location, and date of purchase and start at $35.00 plus applicable service fees.
BROADWAY ACROSS CANADA and BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA: A leading Broadway producer and the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, BAA operates in 40 cities, bringing first-class touring musicals and plays to audiences across the US and Canada in markets such as Costa Mesa, Fort Lauderdale, Tempe, Boston, Minneapolis and New Orleans. As a producer, current and upcoming productions include Million Dollar Quartet, Pippin, Big Fish,Betrayal, Bullets Over Broadway, Little Miss Sunshine and Bull Durham. For more information, visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca.