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West Side Story will return to Broadway in a new production directed by Tony Award winner Ivo van Hove; and for the first time ever in the United States, will feature all-new choreography by the internationally acclaimed Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker.

WEST SIDE STORY was written by Arthur Laurents, with music by Leonard Bernsteinand lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, inspired by William Shakespeare's play Romeo and Juliet. The dark theme, sophisticated music, extended dance scenes, and focus on social problems marked a turning point in American musical theatre. Bernstein's score for the musical includes "Something's Coming", "Maria", "America", "Somewhere", "Tonight", "Jet Song", "I Feel Pretty", "A Boy Like That", "One Hand, One Heart", "Gee, Officer Krupke", and "Cool".


WEST SIDE STORY Broadway Revival Launches Nationwide Search For Dancers Of All EthnicitiesWEST SIDE STORY Broadway Revival Launches Nationwide Search For Dancers Of All Ethnicities
by BWW News Desk - November 16, 2018

The forthcoming Broadway revival of West Side Story will hold a nationwide search for contemporary dancers of all ethnicities! Think you have what it takes to join director Ivo van Hove and choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker for this reimagining of one of the most famous theatrical works of all time? The open dance call will take place on Saturday, December 8, with sign-in beginning at 8:30 AM for men, and 12:30 PM for women. (more...)