West Side Story

Musical - Revival

Palace Theatre

  • First Preview: February 23, 2009
  • Opening Date: March 19, 2009
  • Closing Date: January 2, 2011
  • Previews: 27
  • Performances: 748

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
Arthur Laurents Arthur Laurents Director
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Original Production Choreographer
Jerome Robbins Jerome Robbins Original Production Director
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Videos (2)

 

Shows That Opened That Season: 2008 - 2009

 
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Olivo Nominee
2009 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Drama League

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Distinguished Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Matt Cavenaugh Nominee
2009 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Josefina Scaglione Winner
2009 Outstanding Director of a Musical Arthur Laurents Nominee
2009 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Olivo Nominee
2009 Outstanding Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Theatre World Award Josefina Scaglione Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
2009 Actress in a Musical Josefina Scaglione Nominee
2009 Featured Actress in a Musical Karen Olivo Winner
2009 Lighting Design of a Musical Howell Binkley Nominee
2009 Revival of a Musical   Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jan. 2, 2011 32 $1,403,667
$1,392,960
$531,716 $107.64
$300.00
13040
1697
8
0
96.05% 22.76%
Dec. 26, 2010 31 $871,951
$1,392,960
$120,815 $87.63
$300.00
9950
1697
8
0
73.29% 5.36%
Dec. 19, 2010 30 $751,136
$1,392,960
-$6,217 $81.45
$300.00
9222
1697
8
0
67.93% -2.65%
Dec. 12, 2010 29 $757,353
$1,392,960
- $79.04
$300.00
9582
1697
8
0
70.58% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $3,784,107
$5,571,840
  $88.94 41794
54304
32
0
76.96 %  
Cumulative
  $93,028,454
$132,574,293
  $85.44
$300.00
1074462
1314555
748
27
81.74 %  
 
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