STAGE TUBE: First Look at Ross Lekites, Carly Evan Hughes and More in Highlights of Ogunquit's WEST SIDE STORY
West Side Story, one of the greatest love stories of all time, is currently running at the Ogunquit Playhouse stage through September 28. This all new production of the timeless classic, helmed by Broadway veteran director BT McNicholl, mesmerizes audiences of all ages from the first note to the final breath. With a set designed exclusively for the Ogunquit Playhouse by Michael Schweikardt, an extraordinary cast and an iconic score soaring throughout, theatre goers will fall in love with West Side Story all over again. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights of the show below!
Ross Lekites is reprising his role as Tony from the first national tour of West Side Story and Carly EVan Hughes is making her Ogunquit Playhouse debut as Maria. Riff, the leader of the Jets, is played by Broadway's Kevin Munhallwho recently appeared on Broadway in Anything Goes, Bells Are Ringing and Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall, as well as in many regional theaters throughout the U.S. He has also appeared in the television shows Smash and One Life to Live.
West Side Story is choreographed by Broadway showman Jeffry Denman, who was last seen at the Ogunquit Playhouse in 2012 as the director and choreographer for Damn Yankees: The Boston Red Sox Version. Ken Cliftonreturns to Ogunquit for his eighth season as music director and conductor for West Side Story. Michael Schweikardtdesigned an all new set for the Ogunquit production of West Side Story.