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Palace Theatre (New York, NY)
1564 Broadway at 47th Seating Chart

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Olivo Talks WEST SIDE STORY to DC Theatre SceneOlivo Talks WEST SIDE STORY to DC Theatre Scene
by BWW News Desk - January 21, 2009

More than 50 years after it opened at the National Theatre, the new production West Side Story , under the direction of the legendary Arthur Laurents, returned to the National in preparation for its Broadway opening. DC audiences and critics alike embraced Karen Olivo's stunning portrayal of Anita. Before Karen Olivo left Washington for New York, she spoke to DCTheatreScene.com, click here to read the interview. Karen Olivo's many credits include In The Heights, Rent, Brooklyn, Hair- 40th Anniversary Concert (director Diane Paulus), Miracle Brothers (director Tina Landau). 'Law & Order,' 'Law & Order: SVU,' 'Conviction.' Film: Adrift in Manhattan, Sibling, Late In The Game, Two Lovers. Directed by multiple Tony Award winner and author of the musical Arthur Laurents, West Side Story features scenic designs by James Youmans (Gypsy), costumes by Tony Award nominee David C. Woolard (The Farnsworth Invention, The Who's Tommy), lighting by Tony Award winner Howell Binkley (Gypsy, Jersey Boys), hair by Mark Adam Rampmeyer (The Farnsworth Invention) and sound design by Tony Award nominee Dan Moses Schreier (Gypsy, A Catered Affair). The original Jerome Robbins choreography is being reproduced by Tony Award nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life). (more...)

'Tonight, Tonight'...WEST SIDE STORY Completes DC Run 1/17'Tonight, Tonight'...WEST SIDE STORY Completes DC Run 1/17
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2009

West Side Story returned to where it all began for the show in 1957, the National Theatre in Washington, DC. official out of town performance period. West Side Story played a limited engagement at the National with the final 'Somewhere' being sung 'Tonight' (forgive us-but too easy) January 17th, 2009. The cast will next bring the classic story to life on the stage of The Palace Theatre on Febuary 23rd, the first scheduled preview performance. West Side Story's official Opening Night on Broadway is set for March 19th, 2009. The producers of West Side Story have assembled a dynamic cast for the new Broadway production. The cast of 37 stars Matt Cavenaugh (A Catered Affair, Grey Gardens) as 'Tony,' Karen Olivo (In the Heights) as 'Anita,' Cody Green (Movin' Out) as 'Riff' and George Akram (The Farrelly's Stuck on You) as 'Bernardo.' The role of 'Maria' will be played by Broadway newcomer Josefina Scaglione. The 21 year old actress comes directly, by special arrangement with Actors' Equity Association, from Buenos Aires after an exhaustive international search for the role. She created the role of Amber Von Tussle in the Argentinean production of Hairspray and the title role in Cinderella. Miss Scaglione is a classically trained opera singer who has received critical acclaim appearing as a soloist in the nation's most prestigious concert halls. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Marquee UnveiledPhoto Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Marquee Unveiled
by Pablo Pimienta - January 14, 2009

West Side Story will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) on Broadway on Monday, February 23, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2009. The dynamic theatre marquee for the show is now on full view in Times Square, BroadwayWorld's Pablo Pimienta snapped some shots to celebrate West Side Story's return to Broadway! (more...)

BWW SPECIAL: WEST SIDE STORY 'Something's Coming' Radio SpotBWW SPECIAL: WEST SIDE STORY 'Something's Coming' Radio Spot
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2009

West Side Story will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) on Broadway on Monday, February 23, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2009. BroadwayWorld brings you a 'sneak listen' of star Matt Cavenaugh's 'Tony' as he performs the classic 'Somethings Coming' for a West Side Story radio spot! (more...)

'Something's Coming'...WEST SIDE STORY Box Office Opens 1/4'Something's Coming'...WEST SIDE STORY Box Office Opens 1/4
by BWW News Desk - January 4, 2009

The box office will open on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. for the new Broadway production of West Side Story. Directed by multiple Tony Award winner and author of the musical Arthur Laurents, West Side Story will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) on Broadway on Monday, February 23, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2009. (more...)

'Something's Coming'...WEST SIDE STORY Box Office Opens 1/4'Something's Coming'...WEST SIDE STORY Box Office Opens 1/4
by BWW News Desk - December 30, 2008

The box office will open on Sunday, January 4, 2009 at 12:00 p.m. for the new Broadway production of West Side Story. Directed by multiple Tony Award winner and author of the musical Arthur Laurents, West Side Story will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) on Broadway on Monday, February 23, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2009. (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY at the National TheatrePhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY at the National Theatre
by BWW News Desk - December 27, 2008

This spring, West Side Story returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production. West Side Story has returned to where it all began for the show in 1957, the National Theatre in Washington, DC. West Side Story will play a limited engagement at the National through January 17th, 2009. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY - First Preview in DC!Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY - First Preview in DC!
by BWW News Desk - December 16, 2008

This spring, West Side Story returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production. Last night it returned to where it all began for the show in 1957, the National Theatre in Washington, DC. West Side Story will play a limited engagement at the National through January 17th, 2009. BroadwayWorld's cameras were there to capture the first preview performance! (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Begins Pre-Broadway Run at DC's National Tonight 12/15WEST SIDE STORY Begins Pre-Broadway Run at DC's National Tonight 12/15
by BWW News Desk - December 15, 2008

This spring, West Side Story returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production. Tonight it returns to where it all began for the show in 1957, the National Theatre in Washington, DC. West Side Story will play a limited engagement at the National through January 17th, 2009. (more...)

Laurents Talks WEST SIDE STORY to the Washington PostLaurents Talks WEST SIDE STORY to the Washington Post
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2008

This spring, West Side Story returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production, the upcoming revival's director and legendary book writer of the original production Arthur Laurents gives a revealing interview with the Sunday Washington Post. The article is a must read. (more...)

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast in RehearsalPhoto Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast in Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - December 12, 2008

This spring, West Side Story returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production. In advance of the classic musical revival's start of previews in Washington, D.C., we're proud to show off some GREAT rehearsal photos of the cast. (more...)

Special BroadwayWorld Offer: Tickets Now on Sale for WEST SIDE STORY on BroadwaySpecial BroadwayWorld Offer: Tickets Now on Sale for WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - November 10, 2008

This spring, West Side Story returns to Broadway in a groundbreaking new production. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY Cast Announced! Cavenaugh, Olivo, Green, Akram and MoreWEST SIDE STORY Cast Announced! Cavenaugh, Olivo, Green, Akram and More
by BWW News Desk - October 29, 2008

The producers of West Side Story have confirmed full casting for the new Broadway production. (more...)

WEST SIDE STORY to Open on March 19, 2009 at the Palace TheaterWEST SIDE STORY to Open on March 19, 2009 at the Palace Theater
by BWW News Desk - September 28, 2008

The new production of West Side Story will officially open on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 19, 2009. West Side Story will begin preview performances on February 23, 2009 following an out of town engagement December 15, 2008 through January 17, 2009 at the National Theatre in Washington, D.C. (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Cody Green of 'Grease'GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Cody Green of 'Grease'
by Adrienne Onofri - October 1, 2007

From Cadillac yak-yak-yak to rama lama lama ka-ding: Former 'Movin' Out' star Green has joined the Rydell High gang. (more...)

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