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 23, 2009 (27 previews)
    Opening:March 19, 2009
    Closing:January 02, 2011
    Theatres: National Theatre ( Washington, DC)
    12/16/2008 - 1/17/2009
    Palace Theatre (Broadway) (New York, NY)
    2/23/2009 - 1/2/2011
    Production Type:Revival
    Run Type:Open Run
    Market:Broadway
    Running Time:2 hours and 40 minutes, with one intermission
    Intermissions:1
    Official Website http://www.broadwaywestsidestory.com/
    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)
    2020   Broadway Broadway Revival
    Broadway

    West Side Story - 2009 Broadway Awards and Nominations

    Note: Award winners will appear on a background
    Year Ceremony Category Nominee
    2009 BroadwayWorld Awards Best Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Olivo
    2009 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Olivo
    2009 Drama Desk Awards Outstanding Revival of a Musica Pal Joey
    2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matt Cavenaugh
    2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Actress in a Musical Josefina Scaglione
    2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Director of a Musical Arthur Laurents
    2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Olivo
    2009 Outer Critics Circle Awards Outstanding Revival of a Musical 0
    2009 Theatre World Awards Performance Josefina Scaglione
    2009 Tony Awards Best Lighting Design of a Musical Howell Binkley
    2009 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Musical Karen Olivo
    2009 Tony Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical Josefina Scaglione