New York City, West Side, 1957. In the midst of gang rivalry and racial tensions, love at first sight strikes between Tony, a founding member of the White-American Jets and Maria, the sister of Bernardo, leader of the Puerto Rican Sharks. In the face of danger, the two young lovers continue to meet in secret – but the Jets and the Sharks have one last rumble to fight out.
Inspired by Shakespeare’s classic tragedy Romeo and Julietand with a timeless score including Tonight, America and I Feel Pretty, West Side Story represents one of the greatest musicals of all time, filled with romance, charm, aggression and heartbreak.
Wed 11 Dec, 7.30pm
Wed 18 Dec, prior to the 2.15pm performance
Tue 7 Jan, after the 7.30pm performance