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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
Cast
Richard Balin Juano
A Shark
Joe Bennett Action
A Jet
Barry Burns Snowboy
A Jet
Eileen Casey Pauline
One of the Jets' Girls
Marilyn Cooper Rosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Joseph Corby Mouth Piece
A Jet
Diana Corto Francisca
One of the Sharks' Girls
Wilma Curley Graziella
One of the Jets' Girls
Steve Curry Baby John
A Jet
Harry Davis Doc
One of the Adults
B.J. DeSimone Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Hamp Dickens Diesel
A Jet
Frank Downing Krupke
One of the Adults
Tina Faye Marguerita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Eliot Feld Moose
A Shark
Carlos Gorbea Nibbles
A Shark
Ted Gunther Schrank
One of the Adults
Lolli Hinton Estella
One of the Sharks' Girls
Gloria Kaye Clarice
One of the Jets' Girls
Luba Lisa Anita
Bernardo's Girl
Danny Lockin Gee-Tar
A Jet
Tobie Lynn Velma
One of the Jets' Girls
Erin Martin Anybodys
A Jet
John McCook Tiger
A Jet
Don McKay Tony
Riff's Friend
Julia Migenes Maria
Bernardo's Sister
James Moore Riff
The Leader, The Jets
Carmen Morales Consuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Brooks Morton Gladhand
One of the Adults
Larry Moss Big Deal
A Jet
Jay Norman Bernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Tim Ramirez Indio
A Shark
Barbara Rogers Minnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Noel Schwartz Pepe
A Shark
Mark Jude Sheil A-Rab
A Jet
Jo Jo Smith Luis
A Shark
Carmine Terra Toro
A Shark
Kent Thomas Anxious
A Shark
Ella Thompson Teresita
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)
ACT 1Sung By
Prologue Jets and Sharks
Jet Song Riff (The Leader, The Jets), Baby John (A Jet), A-Rab (A Jet), Diesel (A Jet) and Jets
Something's Coming Tony (Riff's Friend)
The Dance At The Gym Jets and Sharks
Maria Tony (Riff's Friend)
Tonight Tony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
America Anita (Bernardo's Girl) and Shark Girls
Cool Riff (The Leader, The Jets) and Jets
One Hand, One Heart Tony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus) Company
The Rumble Riff (The Leader, The Jets), Bernardo (The Leader, The Sharks), Jets and Sharks
ACT 2Sung By
I Feel Pretty Maria (Bernardo's Sister), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls), Teresita (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Francisca (One of the Sharks' Girls)
Somewhere Company and Consuela (One of the Sharks' Girls)
Gee, Officer Krupke Action (A Jet), Snowboy (A Jet) and Jets
A Boy Like That Anita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
I Have Love Anita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
Taunting Anita (Bernardo's Girl) and Jets
Finale Company