West Side Story will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) on Broadway on Monday, February 23, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, March 19, 2009. The dynamic theatre marquee for the show is now on full view in Times Square, BroadwayWorld's Pablo Pimienta snapped some shots to celebrate West Side Story's return to Broadway!
The new Broadway production of West Side Story, currently in performances at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre now through January 17, 2009, stars Matt Cavenaugh as "Tony," Josefina Scaglione as "Maria," Karen Olivo as "Anita," Cody Green as "Riff" George Akram as "Bernardo," Steve Bassett as "Lt. Schrank," Cannon as "Snowboy," Kyle Coffman as "A-Rab," Joey Haro as "Chino," Eric Hatch as "Big Deal," Curtis Holbrook as "Action," Michael Mastro as "Glad Hand," Lee Sellars as "Krupke," Tro Shaw as "Anybodys," Ryan Steele as "Baby John" and Greg Vinkler as "Doc."
West Side Story is written by three theatrical luminaries: two-time Tony Award winner Arthur Laurents (book) and multiple Tony and Grammy Award winners Leonard Bernstein (music) and Stephen Sondheim (lyrics) in his Broadway debut. Arrthur Laurents directs this new production.
Tickets for the Broadway production of West Side Story at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway) are currently on sale at www.tickemaster.com or by calling 212-307-4100. Broadway preview performances will be Monday through Saturday at 8 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday at 2 p.m. Beginning the week of March 23, performances will be Tuesday at 7 p.m., Wednesday - Saturday at 8 p.m., Wednesday and Saturday at 2 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. Broadway ticket prices are $121.50 - 46.50. Tickets for the pre-Broadway engagement at Washington D.C.'s National Theatre are currently on sale through www.telecharge.com 212- 239-6200. D.C. ticket prices are $96.50 - 46.50.