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More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it's back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath, WEST SIDE STORY soars as the greatest love story of all time. Tony® Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’s Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway. WEST SIDE STORY remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The new Broadway cast album of WEST SIDE STORY recently won the 2010 Grammy® Award for Best Musical Show Album. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway's finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as "Something's Coming," "Tonight," "America," "I Feel Pretty" and "Somewhere."

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West Side Story Frequently Asked Questions

What Tony Awards has West Side Story been nominated for?
Best Conductor and Musical Director for Charles Jaffe and Producer (Musical) for City Center Light Opera Company.

What productions of West Side Story have there been?
West Side Story has had 21 productions including Broadway which opened in 1957, Broadway which opened in 1957, West End which opened in 1958, US Tour which opened in 1959, Broadway which opened in 1960, Broadway which opened in 1960, Broadway which opened in 1964, Broadway which opened in 1964, Broadway which opened in 1968, Broadway which opened in 1980, Broadway which opened in 1980, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1991, Regional (UK) which opened in 1992, West End which opened in 1998, Houston, TX (Regional) which opened in 2006, Broadway which opened in 2009, US Tour which opened in 2010, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2015, Washington, DC (Regional) which opened in 2018, Regional (US) which opened in 2018 and Broadway which opened in 2020.

What is the songs are in West Side Story and what's the order?
Prologue
Jet Song
Something's Coming
The Dance at the Gym
Maria
Tonight
America
Cool
One Hand, One Heart
The Rumble
I Feel Pretty
Somewhere
Gee, Officer Krupke!
A Boy Like That
I Have a Love
Taunting
Kids Ain't
This Turf Is Ours
Opening Sequence
Mix!
Prologue
Jet Song
Something's Coming
Dance At The Gym
Maria
Balcony Scene
America
Cool
One Hand, One Heart
Tonight (Quintet)
The Rumble
I Feel Pretty
Ballet Sequence
Scherzo
Somewhere
Procession and Nightmare
Gee, Officer Krupke
A Boy Like That
I Have a Love
Taunting Scene
Finale