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West Side Story - 1968 - Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

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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by A.A. Cristi - May 27, 2022
The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association today announced West Side Story (2021) In Concert as new repertoire for The Music of Leonard Bernstein for the Hollywood Bowl 2022 summer season. LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel and the LA Phil bring to life the score of Steven Spielberg's celebrated new film adaptation of the legendary musical on Tuesday, July 12 and Thursday, July 14, at 8 p.m. PT.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Much-loved performer and TV personality Brenda Edwards will return to the stage as Mama Morton in the UK and Ireland tour of the international smash hit musical CHICAGO, the role in which she made her West End debut.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2022
Green-Wood’s annual Memorial Day concert will make a triumphant return following a two-year hiatus. On Monday, May 30th from 2:30–4:30pm, the community is welcomed to enjoy a concert beside the Cemetery’s iconic Gothic Arch near the Main Entrance at 25th Street and Fifth Avenue.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced the cast and crew of Anna in the Tropics, winner of the 2003 Pulitzer Prize and the second show of the 2022 Mainstage Season, with previews starting June 28.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2022
For one night only, an ensemble of Broadway performers will gather for an evening of songs and stories for Arts Ignite Richmond: A Broadway Spectacular on Saturday, July 9 at 7:30 PM at the Richmond Triangle Players’ Robert B. Moss Theatre. 
by Team BWW - May 26, 2022
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by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022
It was just announced that the New York City Center production of Into the Woods will transfer to Broadway for a strictly limited, 8-week engagement this summer! Meet the cast, which includes Sara Bareilles, Brian D'Arcy James, Patina Miller, Phillipa Soo, and more!
by Ariana Straznicky-Packer - May 26, 2022
Wilkommen, bienvenue, and welcome Cabaret to the Goodspeed Stage! The classic musical makes its premiere on the Goodspeed Stage and runs now through July 3rd, 2022.
by Martin Ganeider - May 25, 2022
Stephen Sondheim is one of Musical Theatre's most splendid of all time. He gifted us with numerous shows full of hit songs everyone is familiar with. Sondheim sadly passed away, but his work will live forever on.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 25, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO's 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center will be highlighted by Broadway and TV stars, as well as beloved Pittsburgh favorites.
by Stephi Wild - May 25, 2022
Audiences will indulge in a hilarious love letter to Broadway and revel in a worldwide sensation of Queen's most beloved rock-and-roll hits when Theatre Under the Stars (TUTS) presents Something Rotten! and We Will Rock You, running alternate evenings July 2–August 27, 2022, at Stanley Park's scenic Malkin Bowl. A beloved Vancouver tradition since 1940, TUTS' early bird tickets are on sale now through June 16.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
MCC Theater’s production of soft will now resume performances on Saturday, May 28 at 2:30pm. They played one preview performance on Thursday May 12. Opening night is now scheduled for June 9 and the production will run through June 26.
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - May 24, 2022
El musical basado en la novela de María Dueñas continúa su gira en España, siendo Sevilla su próxima parada.
by Michael Major - May 24, 2022
Rita Moreno has been confirmed to play Vin Diesel's grandmother in the upcoming Fast X film, the tenth installment in the Fast & Furious franchise. After campaigning for Moreno to join the film last summer, Diesel announced that the casting was official in a new video posted to his Instagram.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 23, 2022
Tony nominee Sally Mayes, Bistro winner Nicolas King, Shereen Pimentel, and Bistro winner Amy Jo Jackson (Joe’s Pub) have joined the line-up for the 10th annual “Night Of A Thousand Judys” – the Pride concert to benefit The Ali Forney Center written and hosted by Justin Elizabeth Sayre – at Joe’s Pub on Sunday, June 5.
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Off-Broadway and cabaret singer-songwriters Anya Turner and Robert Grusecki have issued their eighth studio album, In This Raggedy Time, which they'll celebrate at Don't Tell Mama on Sunday, May 29; Saturday, June 18; and Tuesday July 19, all at 7 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022
Pittsburgh CLO has announced the creative teams for the 2022 Summer of Musicals at the Benedum Center. This talented and highly sought-after group of creative specialists will bring Broadway's best to life at the Benedum Center all summer long!
by Stage Tube - May 20, 2022
The Broadway-bound musical Bob Fosse's Dancin' has released a first look at the production, featuring direction by Wayne Cilento. Bob Fosse's Dancin' is currently playing on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage at the Old Globe Theatre.
by Alan Henry - May 20, 2022
BroadwayWorld has learned that the West Side Story world tour will resume performances later this year, under the direction of Lonny Price.
by Stephi Wild - May 20, 2022
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced that due to Chita Rivera recently testing positive for COVID-19, Ms. Rivera's upcoming TRUST Cabaret Series performances Chita Rivera: A Legendary Celebration, on Monday, May 23 and Tuesday, May 24, 2022, at the Greer Cabaret Theater, 655 Penn Avenue, have been rescheduled.
by Elena Díaz-Guerra - May 20, 2022
El actor será el nuevo Sha en la nueva producción del musical.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Pasadena Playhouse Producing Artistic Director, Danny Feldman, has announced the 2022/2023 Season featuring a six-month-long celebration of the works and impact of Stephen Sondheim.  The State Theater of California’s Sondheim Celebration will begin in January 2023 and extend into June. 
by A.A. Cristi - May 19, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022. Bill English will direct, with music direction by Dave Dobrusky and choreography by Nicole Helfer. This marks the first fully staged professional production of Follies in San Francisco.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Little Island, New York City’s new public park in Hudson River Park by W. 13th Street, announced today the 2022 line-up of ticketed events in The Amph, just days ahead of their one-year anniversary.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
Longtime collaborators Rick Miramontez and Jaron Caldwell officially announced today a new, exclusive partnership between the former’s theatrical P.R. agency, DKC/O&M, and the latter’s newly-formed production services outfit, Built Productions.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022
This summer, Signature Theatre will feature an array of concert and cabaret performances to kick off the 2022/23 season, ranging from a special presentation at Wolf Trap, to a new musical to the return of Signature’s popular cabaret series. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
San Francisco Playhouse announced casting for Follies by James Goldman and Stephen Sondheim. The musical will run on the San Francisco Playhouse Mainstage from June 30 through September 10, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Nouveau Productions and PBS present a new collaboration, just in time for Pride Month. TRUE COLORS: LGBTQ+ OUR STORIES, OUR SONGS celebrates the stories and music that make us who we are. Offering a unique look at the history of the LGBTQ+ community in the United States, the special shares real-life stories of hope, resilience and triumph.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 18, 2022
Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater (175 Eighth Avenue) with a program devised by the organization’s new artistic director, Dionne D. Figgins. The production celebrates founder Eliot Feld, featuring some of his early Kids Dance pieces as part of Ballet Tech’s expanding repertory.
by Nicole Rosky - May 18, 2022
The Broadway League and Actors’ Equity Association have come to a settlement that releases performers and stage managers from nondisclosure agreements that prevented them from speaking about their work with Rudin. Additionally, moving forward, such agreements will not be allowed unless approved by Equity in cases concerning 'intellectual property or financial information.' 
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
The evening will take place at The Town Hall on Monday June 13, 2022, at 7pm and will honor Loretta Brennan Glucksman with Irish Repertory Theatre's Visionary Leadership Award in recognition of her philanthropic support of Irish communities and her tireless work in promoting Irish culture and heritage in the US and around the world.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2022
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the return of ELI BOLIN HAS NO FRIENDS, an evening of music from Emmy-nominated composer Eli Bolin (“Original Cast Album: Co-op” and “John Mulaney and the Sack Lunch Bunch”) on Monday, June 6th featuring Max Crumm (Disaster!), Shereen Pimentel (West Side Story, Into the Woods), Julie Klausner (“Difficult People”) and more.
by Abbie Grundy - May 18, 2022
Audiences are in for a treat with this high-energy revival of the crowd-pleasing hit, which welcomes a new generation of talent to the stage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022
Nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2019-2022 theater season. 
by Michael Major - May 16, 2022
Ariana DeBose will join Jennifer Jason Leigh, Annette Benning, and Danny DeVito in Chris Pine's directorial debut. While plot details on the new film are mostly currently under wraps, it has been described as a 'moving tribute to Los Angeles,' inspired by films like La La Land, The Long Goodbye, and The Big Lebowski.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
Shakespeare in the Squares today announces the full cast for their fifth anniversary production of Shakespeare's The Tempest. Sioned Jones directs Mark Carlisle, Laura Gomez Garcia, Indigo Griffiths, Phyllis Ho, Ellis Kerkhoven, William Shackleton, Wilf Walsworth and Sasha Wilson.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America – nur wenige Töne der weltbekannten Kompositionen reichen aus, um die packenden Bild- und Gefühlswelten der West Side Story wachzurufen, und sie nie mehr zu vergessen. Vom 17. bis 29. Januar 2023 macht der Klassiker in einer mitreissenden Neuinszenierung Halt im Theater 11 Zürich.
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2022
An additional performance  has been added for Jeremy Jordan's solo show, live in London at Theatre Royal Drury Lane on Tuesday 30 August following phenomenal demand for the originally announced Monday 29 August performance.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022
FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW, Broadway’s Supper Club, will present 54 Sings Harry Styles on May 30th, 2022 at 9:30pm. Get ready for an unforgettable celebration of one of the music industry’s most prolific stars with some of Broadway’s hottest stars from Mean Girls, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Hadestown, Jagged Little Pill, and more!
by A.A. Cristi - May 16, 2022
Mayo Performing Arts Center returns its free summer Arts in the Community concerts and movies to various locations in Morristown.   
by Marissa Tomeo - May 15, 2022
The REV Theatre Company has announced the cast and creative team for its inaugural production of the 2022 Season – Catch Me If You Can.
by Amber Kusching - May 15, 2022
Now’s the time! Get out of your room, grab your favorite beverage, and head over to Haddonfield Plays & Players’ production of Hallelujah, Baby! playing May 20th through June 4th in Haddonfield, NJ.
by Team BWW - May 14, 2022
Broadway's biggest night is back in a big way in 2022! The Tony Awards, Broadway's most beloved tradition, returns this June, honoring theater professionals for distinguished achievement in the 2021/2022 Broadway season. What can you expect this time around? We've got the scoop!
by A.A. Cristi - May 13, 2022
Tony Award winner Karen Olivo and director/choreographer Maria Torres O'Connor were at stopped by the Off-Broadway musical ¡AMERICANO! tonight! Check out photos from their visit!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
This Memorial Day Weekend, the legendary Tony Award winner Chita Rivera (The Rink, Kiss of the Spider Woman) and the Tony Award nominated song-and-dance man Tony Yazbeck (On the Town) bring Broadway to the Berkshires. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022
MCC Theater announced today that due to breakthrough positive COVID cases in both companies, performances of Which Way to the Stage and soft have been cancelled through Sunday May 15, 2022. 
by Michael Major - May 13, 2022
The new special will feature André De Shields performing “The Colors of My Life” from Barnum, drag artists Peppermint, Alexis Michelle and Jujubee performing “(A Little More) Mascara” from La Cage Aux Folles, trans opera singer Breanna Sinclairé singing “Somewhere” from West Side Story, and appearances by Cynthia Nixon, Chris Colfer, and more.
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2022
Chita Rivera will appear on WNBC’s New York Live on Tuesday, May 17th at 11:30am to announce the nominations for the 2022 Chita Rivera Awards.
by Stephen Mosher - May 13, 2022
The popular boy group returns to the scene of the crime: the cabaret club where they were first formed and their hit show played, before the pandemic