In the Heights' Andréa Burns Cast in Steven Spielberg's West Side Story
Burns will take on the role of Fausta.
Andréa Burns (In The Heights, On Your Feet!) has been added to Steven Spielberg's West Side Story in a role called Fausta.
Steven Spielberg directs the movie, which is currently shooting in New York City. Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, and Jerome Robbins's stage musical is adapted for the screen by Tony Kushner, with Justin Peck providing choreography, Gustavo Dudamel conducting the score, David Newman providing arrangements, Jeanine Tesori working on vocals, and Matt Sullivan serving as executive music producer.
As previously announced, the company is headed by Ansel Elgort (Tony) and Rachel Zegler (Maria), alongside Ariana DeBose (Anita), Mike Faist (Riff), David Alvarez (Bernardo), Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino), Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank), Brian d'Arcy James (Sergeant Krupke), Ana Isabelle (Rosalia), and Rita Moreno, who won an Oscar for her performance as Anita, in the role of Valentina.
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