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Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY

Paper Mill Playhouse presents Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim's classic musical West Side Story, directed by Paper Mill Playhouse's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee and Jerome Robbins' original choreography recreated by Alex Sanchez.

Leading the company are Matt Doyle as Tony, Belinda Allyn as Maria, Natalie Cortez as Anita, German Alexander as Bernardo and Mikey Winslow as Riff. West Side Story began performances at the Millburn, New Jersey, theater on June 1, and runs through June 26, 2016.

West Side Story is the stunning, groundbreaking and legendary musical that set the bar for all musical theater. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950s New York City as two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.

BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the after party festivities below!

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Jeanna de Waal, Ben Thompson, Alysha Umphress and Michael Mayer

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Stephen Hoebee-Elardo and Anthony Serratore

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Larry Elardo, Stephen Hoebee-Elardo, Ashley Hoebee-Elardo and Mark S. Hoebee

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Steve Orich (Musical Director)

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Brendon Stimson and Hayley Podschun

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Brendon Stimson and Mike Faist

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Giuseppe Bausilio

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Cody Williams

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Lainie Sakakura, Alex Sanchez (Choreographer) and daughters

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee (Director and Producing Artistic Director) and Alex Sanchez

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Danny Bevins

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Adam Rogers

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Adam Rogers and Ben Lanham

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Solea Pfeiffer and Spencer Clark

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Justin Keats, Michael Bullard and Lisa Tinglun

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Jordan Isadore

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Victoria Casillo

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Philip Colgan

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Brittany Conigatti

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee and Brittany Conigatti

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Jack Sippel

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Philip Colgan, Brittany Conigatti and Jack Sippel

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Sam Bagala and Lauren Csete

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Natalie Cortez and son

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Natalie Cortez

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Craig Waletzko

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Natalie Cortez, Mark S. Hoebee and Belinda Allyn

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Belinda Allyn and Natalie Cortez

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mikey Winslow, Matt Doyle, Belinda Allyn, Natalie Cortez and German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Matt Doyle and Belinda Allyn

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Matt Doyle and Belinda Allyn

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Natalie Cortez and German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mikey Winslow and Matt Doyle

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mikey Winslow and German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Belinda Allyn and German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mikey Winslow and Paloma Garcia Lee

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Matt Doyle

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Matt Doyle

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Tenealle Farragher and Mikey Winslow

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Tenealle Farragher

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Dean Andre de Luna

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Kevin C. Loomis

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Kat Nejat

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Kat Nejat and Ben Thompson

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Ilda Mason

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Ilda Mason and Mark S. Hoebee

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee and Alexia Sky

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee and Kat Nejat

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Maria Briggs

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee and Maria Briggs

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee an German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Mark S. Hoebee and William Ragsdale

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
James Allen Washington

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
James Allen Washington and Nicholas Manning

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Dean Andre de Luna and German Alexander

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Dean Andre de Luna and Belinda Allyn

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
John Michael Fiumara, Alexia Sky, Brittany Conigatti and James Allen Washington

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Alex Sanchez and Belinda Allyn

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Alex Sanchez and Summerisa Bell Stevens

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Kamille Upshaw and James Allen Washington

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Ilda Mason and Alex Sanchez

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Alex Sanchez and Maria Briggs

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Ilda Mason ad Jordan Isadore

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Dean Andre de Luna, Alex Sanchez and James Allen Washington

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Alex Sanchez and The Jets and their ladies

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Spencer Clark, Damian Chambers, Adam Rogers, Danny Bevins and James Allen Washington

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
The Sharks and their ladies

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Belinda Allyn, German Alexander and Natalie Cortez

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Belinda Allyn, German Alexander and Natalie Cortez

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Lisa Finegold, Alexia Sky, Belinda Allyn, Natalie Cortez, Kat Nejat, Lauren Csete, Ilda Mason and Victoria Casillo

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Damian Chambers and Cody Williams

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Cody Williams and Alysha Umphress

Photos: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of WEST SIDE STORY
Damian Chambers and Lisa Feingold


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