Matthew Hydzik
Matthew Hydzik
Matthew Hydzik will assume the role of Tony in the revival of West Side Story playing at the Palace Theatre beginning December 15. In addition, Jeremy Jordan will play the role on Wednesday evenings and at Sunday matinees. They will replace Matt Cavenaugh, who departs on December 13. Hydzik has been Cavenaugh's understudy since the show began performances in New York.

Beginning on December 15, the company will also feature Wes Hart (Action), Michael Rosen (Chino), Mikey Winslow (Big Deal), and Sara Dobbs (Anybodys). The current production of West Side Story, with music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, has been directed by librettist Arthur Laurents with the original Jerome Robbins choreography restaged by Joey McKneely.

Hydzik was most recently seen as Kenickie in Grease on Broadway. His other roles include Marc and Roger in Rent, Nick in Fame, and Slim in Cowboy Mouth. Jordan comes directly from the Broadway cast of Rock of Ages.

The company also features Josefina Scaglione (Maria), Karen Olivo (Anita), John Arthur Greene (Riff), George Akram (Bernardo), Steve Bassett (Lt. Schrank), Mike Cannon (Snowboy), Kyle Coffman (A-Rab), Michael Mastro (Glad Hand), Lee Sellars (Krupke), Ryan Steele (Baby John), and Greg Vinkler (Doc) along with Kyle Brenn, Joshua Buscher, Isaac Calpito, Gabriel Canett, Haley Carlucci, Peter Chursin, Natalie Cortez, Kristine Covillo, Lindsay Dunn, Yurel Echezarreta, Michael Kleeman, Marina Lazzaretto, Mileyka Mateo, Kaitlin Mesh, Shina Ann Morris, Angelina Mullins, Kat Nejat, Pamela Otterson, Colt Prattes, Alex Ringler, Sam Rogers, Amy Ryerson, Jennifer Sanchez, Manuel Santos, Samantha Shafer, Phillip Spaeth, Brendon Stimson, CJ Tyson, Tanairi Sade Vazquez, Michael Williams, and Mark Zimmerman.

For further information, visit: www.broadwaywestsidestory.com.