West Side Story

West Side Story transposes Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to the gang-ridden streets of 1950s Manhattan, dominated by the Sharks and the Jets. Two teens from the bitter-enemy gangs meet and fall in love at a fateful gym dance.
  • Book: Arthur Laurents
  • Music: Leonard Bernstein
  • Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Awards

Tony Award
1964 Conductor and Musical Director Nominee
1964 Producer of a Musical Nominee