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Bio:
Amar Ramasar made his Broadway debut in West Side Story. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and began his studies in 1993 at the School of American Ballet. In 2000 he was invited to become an apprentice at New York City Ballet and in 2001 he joined the company as a member of the Corps de Ballet. Ramasar ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Amar Ramasar made his Broadway debut in West Side Story. He was born in the Bronx, NY, and began his studies in 1993 at the School of American Ballet. In 2000 he was invited to become an apprentice at New York City Ballet and in 2001 he joined the company as a member of the Corps de Ballet. Ramasar ... (read complete bio)
Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Reopen Photo Broadway Revival of WEST SIDE STORY Will Not Reopen
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021

It was announced today that Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story will not reopen on Broadway. 

VIDEO: New York City Ballet Teases 2021-22 Season in New Trailer Photo VIDEO: New York City Ballet Teases 2021-22 Season in New Trailer
by Stage Tube - Aug 7, 2021

The season will include 16 weeks of repertory performances, including a four-week Fall Season (September 21 – October 17, 2021), six-week Winter Season (January 18 – February 27, 2022), and six-week Spring Season (April 19 – May 29, 2022).  See attached season calendars for complete programming information.

Wake Up With BWW 7/28: New WEST SIDE STORY Movie Trailer, WICKED Tour to Resume Next  Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/28: New WEST SIDE STORY Movie Trailer, WICKED Tour to Resume Next Week, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2021

Today's top stories: check out the new trailer for the West Side Story film, the Wicked tour will be the first to reopen when it resumes next week, and more!

Amar Ramasar Will Retire In May After 20 Years With City Ballet Photo Amar Ramasar Will Retire In May After 20 Years With City Ballet
by BWW Staff - Jul 27, 2021

Amar Ramasar will retire from City Ballet in May after 20 years with the company. Ramasar has previously 'accused of sending inappropriate texts and photos of other City Ballet dancers.' His final performance will be Balanchine’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream.

Which Broadway Shows Have NOT Announced Return Dates? Photo Which Broadway Shows Have NOT Announced Return Dates?
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 14, 2021

Over the past month, Broadway fans have had plenty of reasons to celebrate, as show after show has announced their own plans to resume performances in the coming months. While most Broadway productions have shared news about their return, some have yet to confirm their next steps.

Student Blog: Is Broadway Ready to Return? Photo Student Blog: Is Broadway Ready to Return?
by Student Blogger: Paige Rosko - Apr 15, 2021

While I would personally love to be back in a theater seeing a Broadway show, is it worth it if the money I am paying is going to the pockets of racist abusers?

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

UN DÍA COMO HOY… WEST SIDE STORY llega a Broadway Photo UN DÍA COMO HOY… WEST SIDE STORY llega a Broadway
by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Sep 26, 2020

Era 26 de septiembre de 1957 cuando el Winter Garden Theater de Broadway acogía el nuevo musical WEST SIDE STORY, con música de Leonard Bernstein, letras del entonces novato Stephen Sondheim, libreto de Arthur Laurents y coreografías de Jerome Robbins. Nadie sabía en aquel momento que lo que estaban viviendo era un acontecimiento que marcaría la historia de Broadway para siempre: El nacimiento de uno de los más grandes clásicos del Teatro Musical.

BWW Blog: How Different Shows Use Digital Technology Photo BWW Blog: How Different Shows Use Digital Technology
by Student Blogger: Kat Mokrynski - Jul 21, 2020

As the decades have gone by, Broadway has continued to develop and change along with the rest of the world.

Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY Photo Tales from the West Side: An In-Depth Look at the Evolution of WEST SIDE STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2020

Go inside the creation and 63-year evolution of the musical theatre masterpiece, West Side Story.

Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Takes Opening Night Bows! Photo Photo Flash: WEST SIDE STORY Cast Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story. Check out photos from the opening night bows below!

Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Company Celebrates Opening Night! Photo Photo Coverage: WEST SIDE STORY Company Celebrates Opening Night!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story. BroadwayWorld was there for the big night and you can check out photos from the after party below!

BWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening N Photo BWW TV: What Does WEST SIDE STORY Mean to You? Broadway Stars Answer on the Opening Night Red Carpet!
by TV - Red Carpets - Feb 21, 2020

Some of Broadway's biggest stars, including Sierra Boggess, Joshua Henry, Jessica Vosk, Robin de JesĂşs, Will Hochman, Sherie Rene Scott and so many more tell us all about what the iconic West Side Story means to them!

Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY Photo Photo Coverage: On The Opening Night Red Carpet for WEST SIDE STORY
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 21, 2020

The Broadway Theatre was the place to be last night as talents from stage and screen gathered to celebrate opening night of Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story.

BWW Review:  Ivo van Hove's Alarmingly Charmless WEST SIDE STORY Photo BWW Review: Ivo van Hove's Alarmingly Charmless WEST SIDE STORY
by Michael Dale - Feb 20, 2020

Dear kindly Ivo van Hove, I often like your work, But when you stage revivals Your concepts go berserk. Your symbolism's clunky, Your edits are too thick. West Side Story doesn't need your schtick.

Review Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY Opens On Broadway - See What the Critics Are Saying! Photo Review Roundup: WEST SIDE STORY Opens On Broadway - See What the Critics Are Saying!
by Review Roundups - Feb 20, 2020

Tonight, tonight! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight at the Broadway Theatre.

Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STOR Photo Photo Flash: Original Stars Carol Lawrence and Jaime Sanchez Return to WEST SIDE STORY
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 20, 2020

Tonight (tonight)'s the night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Just last night, however, the company welcomed two very special guests- original Maria, Carol Lawrence and original Chino, Jaime Sanchez. Check out photos of the pair as they visit the cast backstage over sixty years later!

VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY Photo VIDEO: The Cast of West Side Story Talk the Show's Return to Broadway on TODAY
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 20, 2020

Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Stor opens tonight, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel, Dharon Jones and the rest of the young cast stopped by TODAY to talk about the show's return to Broadway.

Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/20: WEST SIDE STORY Opens Tonight, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 20, 2020

Today's top stories: West Side Story officially opens tonight, and more!

Photo Flash: First Look at Ivo van Hove's WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway! Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Ivo van Hove's WEST SIDE STORY on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 19, 2020

Tomorrow is the big night! Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove's new production of West Side Story will open Thursday, February 20, at the Broadway Theatre. We've got your first look at the cast in action!

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