West Side Story
Thursday 19th April 2018 at 19:30 Also on Friday 20th April 2018
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.
Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day 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.
Arthur Laurents' book remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is widely regarded as one of the best ever written.
As originally staged by the legendary Jerome Robbins, the show is an impressive showcase of iconic choreography and high energy dance. The world's greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre's finest accomplishments.