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West Side Story   

City Center, (4/08/1964 - 5/03/1964)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 08, 1964    
Closing Date: May 03, 1964 Total Performances: 31

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Off-Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and fifteen scenes
Setting: The West Side of New York City during the last days of Summer. 1957.

Production Staff
Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company (Jean Dalrymple: Director)
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Musical Director: Charles Jaffe
Conceived by Jerome Robbins; Original production directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Directed by Gerald Freedman; Choreography remounted by Tom Abbott; Original Co-Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
Original scenic production: Oliver Smith; Scenic Design by Peter Wolf; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal
Production Stage Manager: Herman Shapiro; Stage Manager: Lo Hardin
Costume Supervisor: Stanley Simmons
Richard BalinJuano
A Shark
Joe BennettAction
A Jet
Barry BurnsSnowboy
A Jet
Eileen CaseyPauline
One of the Jets' Girls
Marilyn CooperRosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Joseph CorbyMouth Piece
A Jet
Diana CortoFrancisca
One of the Sharks' Girls
Wilma CurleyGraziella
One of the Jets' Girls
Steve CurryBaby John
A Jet
Harry DavisDoc
One of the Adults
B.J. DeSimoneChino
Bernardo's Friend
Hamp DickensDiesel
A Jet
Frank DowningKrupke
One of the Adults
Tina FayeMarguerita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Eliot FeldMoose
A Shark
Carlos GorbeaNibbles
A Shark
Ted GuntherSchrank
One of the Adults
Lolli HintonEstella
One of the Sharks' Girls
Gloria KayeClarice
One of the Jets' Girls
Luba LisaAnita
Bernardo's Girl
Danny LockinGee-Tar
A Jet
Tobie LynnVelma
One of the Jets' Girls
Erin MartinAnybodys
A Jet
John McCookTiger
A Jet
Don McKayTony
Riff's Friend
Julia MigenesMaria
Bernardo's Sister
James MooreRiff
The Leader, The Jets
Carmen MoralesConsuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Brooks MortonGladhand
One of the Adults
Larry MossBig Deal
A Jet
Jay NormanBernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Tim RamirezIndio
A Shark
Barbara RogersMinnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Noel SchwartzPepe
A Shark
Mark Jude SheilA-Rab
A Jet
Jo Jo SmithLuis
A Shark
Carmine TerraToro
A Shark
Kent ThomasAnxious
A Shark
Ella ThompsonTeresita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Understudies: Joe Bennett (Riff), Joseph Corby (Tony), Diana Corto (Maria), Al DeSio (Action) and Carmen Morales (Anita)
Tony Award®
 1964 Best Conductor and Musical Director [nominee] 
 Musical Director: Charles Jaffe
 1964 Best Producer (Musical) [nominee] 
 Produced by New York City Center Light Opera Company (Jean Dalrymple: Director)
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
PrologueJets and Sharks
Jet SongRiff (The Leader, The Jets), Baby John (A Jet), A-Rab (A Jet), Diesel (A Jet) and Jets
Something's ComingTony (Riff's Friend)
The Dance At The GymJets and Sharks
MariaTony (Riff's Friend)
TonightTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
AmericaAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Shark Girls
CoolRiff (The Leader, The Jets) and Jets
One Hand, One HeartTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus)Company
The RumbleRiff (The Leader, The Jets), Bernardo (The Leader, The Sharks), Jets and Sharks
ACT 2 Sung By
I Feel PrettyMaria (Bernardo's Sister), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls), Teresita (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Francisca (One of the Sharks' Girls)
SomewhereCompany and Consuela (One of the Sharks' Girls)
Gee, Officer KrupkeAction (A Jet), Snowboy (A Jet) and Jets
A Boy Like ThatAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
I Have LoveAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
TauntingAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Jets