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West Side Story Production History

West Side Story Show Information

  • Gangway! (alternate title - only as a joke written by Arthur Laurents on an outline)
  • Previews: February 07, 1980 (8 previews)
    Opening:February 14, 1980
    Closing:November 30, 1980
    # Performances:333
    Theatres: Kennedy Center [Opera House] (Washington, DC)
    1/9/1980 - ?
    Minskoff Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
    2/7/1980 - 11/30/1980
    Production Type:Revival
    Run Type:Open Run
    Market:Broadway
    Intermissions:1
    Show type Musical
    Other titles:
    • East Side Story (working title)

    Other Productions of West Side Story

    2005   UK Tour International Tour
    UK Tour
    1957   Broadway Original Broadway Production
    Broadway
    1958   West End London Production
    West End
    1959   US Tour National Tour
    US Tour
    1960   Broadway Return Engagement [Broadway]
    Broadway
    1964   Broadway City Center Revival
    Broadway
    1968   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway
    1980   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway
    1991   Milburn, NJ (Regional) Paper Mill Production
    Milburn, NJ (Regional)
    1992   Regional (UK) Regional Revival
    Regional (UK)
    1998   West End London Revival
    West End
    2006   Houston, TX (Regional) Theatre Under the Stars Production
    Houston, TX (Regional)
    2009   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway
    2010   US Tour National Tour
    US Tour
    2015   Washington, DC (Regional) Signature Theatre Production
    Washington, DC (Regional)
    2018   Washington, DC (Regional) National Symphony Orchestra Concert Revival
    Washington, DC (Regional)
    2018   Regional (US) 100th Birthday Celebration Revival Production
    Regional (US)
    2021   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway

    West Side Story - 1980 Broadway Awards and Nominations

    Note: Award winners will appear on a background
    Year Ceremony Category Nominee
    1980 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Debbie Allen
    1980 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Debbie Allen
    1980 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Josie de Guzman
    1980 Tony Awards Best Revival Gladys Rackmil
    1980 Tony Awards Best Revival The John F. Kennedy Center
    1980 Tony Awards Best Revival James M. Nederlander
    1980 Tony Awards Best Revival Ruth Mitchell