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West Side Story

  • McPherson Playhouse 3 Centennial Square Victoria, BC V8W 1P5 Canada (map)

“an incandescent piece of work”

-The New York Times

Two gangs wage war in the streets of New York City. When Tony of the Jets falls in love with Maria, sister of the leader of the rival Sharks, simmering tensions escalate toward a shocking finale. The explosive dance numbers and unforgettable score changed the face of the American musical.

based on a conception of Jerome Robbins

book by Arthur Laurents

music by Leonard Bernstein

lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

Earlier Event: April 19
West Side Story
Later Event: April 20
West Side Story