Performing Arts Series: West Side Story

3/3/2017, 3/4/2017

Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to 20th century New York City, as two young idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the "American" Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is one of the most memorable musicals and greatest love stories of all time. With all your favorite songs, from “Maria,” “I Feel Pretty,” “Somewhere,” and the spicy rendition of “America,” this landmark musical takes to the streets at the Union Colony Civic Center. The exciting, sophisticated score by Bernstein and Sondheim is often considered Broadway's finest--its songs part of the nation's musical heritage.

Rated PG

Classic American Musical
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Book by Arthur Laurents
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by John Leonard
Choreographed by Monte Black
Co – Production Featuring Music by the Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra
Conducted by Glen Cortese
Union Colony Civic Center