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Winter Garden Theatre , (4/27/1960 - 10/22/1960)
Alvin Theatre , (10/24/1960 - 12/10/1960)
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Opening Date:Apr 27, 1960   
Closing Date:Dec 10, 1960 Total Performances:249

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, 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.
This production is a return engagement of West Side Story (9/26/1957 - 6/27/1959)

Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; Produced by arrangement with Roger L. Stevens
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Musical Director: Joseph Lewis; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal
From a concept by Jerome Robbins; Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Co - Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant to Oliver Smith: Robert O'Hearn
General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Emmett R. Callahan
Production Stage Manager: Joe Calvan; Stage Manager: Ross Hertz; Assistant Stage Mgr: Arthur Rubin; Production Associate: Sylvia Drulie
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Assistant Dance Director: Howard Jeffrey; Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Asst. to the Choreographer: Wallace Seibert; Casting: Judith Abbott
Larry Kert Tony
Riff's Friend
Carol Lawrence Maria
Bernardo's Sister
Pat Birch Anybodys
A Jet
Thomas Hasson Riff
The Leader, The Jets
George Marcy Bernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Allyn Ann McLerie Anita
Bernardo's Girl
Judy Aldene Pauline
One of the Jets' Girls
Robert Avian Indio
A Shark
Vince Baggetta Burro
A Shark
Barry Burns
Broadway debut
Baby John
A Jet
Martin Charnin Big Deal
A Jet
Sterling Clark Luis
A Shark
Doug Clarke Gee-Tar
A Jet
Hope Clarke Teresita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Donald Corby Diesel
A Jet
Richard Corrigan Tiger
A Jet
Miguel De Vega Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Ed Dutton Nibbles
A Shark
Roger Franklin Krupke
One of the Adults
Eddie Gasper Snowboy
A Jet
Glenn Gibson Gee-Tar
A Jet
Ted Gunther Schrank
One of the Adults
Audrey Hays Velma
One of the Jets' Girls
Ross Hertz Gladhand
One of the Adults
Alan Johnson A-Rab
A Jet
Gloria Lambert Rosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Sandy Leeds Graziella
One of the Jets' Girls
(Apr 27, 1960 - Oct 22, 1960)
Lee Lewis Clarice
One of the Jets' Girls
George Liker Action
A Jet
Eddie Miller Mouth Piece
A Jet
Barbara Monte Minnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Anna Marie Moylan Francisca
One of the Sharks' Girls
Albert M. Ottenheimer Doc
One of the Adults
Danii Prior Anxious
A Shark
Genii Prior Consuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Poligena Rogers Marguerita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Marc Scott Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Carmine Terra Moose
A Shark
Kent Thomas Toro
A Shark
Ben Vargas Pepe
A Shark
Standby: Jan Canada (Maria)
Understudies: Judy Aldene (Anybodys, Maria), Vince Baggetta (Chino), Barry Burns (A-Rab), Sterling Clark (Baby John), Doug Clarke (Riff), Donald Corby (Tony), Eddie Gasper (Action), Ross Hertz (Doc, Schrank), Eddie Miller (Big Deal), Genii Prior (Anita, Rosalia), Arthur Rubin (Gladhand, Krupke) and Carmine Terra (Bernardo)
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