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West Side Story - 2015 - Washington, DC (Regional)

Two star-crossed lovers find themselves wrenched between two rival gangs in New York City's Upper West Side in this musical adaptation of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. Featuring an iconic score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim that includes "America," "Maria," "Somewhere," "I Feel Pretty" and "Tonight," WEST SIDE STORY will also mark the 25th production of a Stephen Sondheim musical in Signature Theatre's history.


Running Time: Two hours and 15 minutes, with one intermission

Signature Theatre [MAX Theatre]

(Arlington, VA)
4200 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206

West Side Story Washington, DC (Regional) Cast


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