West Side Story

Musical - Revival

Minskoff Theatre

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  • First Preview: February 7, 1980
  • Opening Date: February 14, 1980
  • Closing Date: November 30, 1980
  • Previews: 8
  • Performances: 333

Book: Arthur Laurents

Music: Leonard Bernstein

Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim

Synopsis

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.

 

Opening Night Production Credits

Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents Book
Leonard Bernstein Leonard Bernstein Music
Stephen Sondheim Stephen Sondheim Lyrics
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Director
  Gerald Freedman Book Co-Director
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Debbie Allen Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1980 Featured Actress in a Musical Josie de Guzman Nominee
1980 Featured Actress in a Musical Debbie Allen Nominee
1980 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
 
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