Broadway's West Side Story to Close January 2
With music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, West Side Story has been directed by librettist Arthur Laurents with the original Jerome Robbins choreography restaged by Joey McKneely.
As previously announced, Josefina Scaglione will play her final performance as Maria on September 19 and Sarah Amengual will assume the role on September 21. In addition, it has been announced that Natalie Cortez will continue to perform the role of Anita for the remainder of the Broadway run. Karen Olivo will not return to the production per doctor's orders. Also, Matt Shingledecker will play the role of Tony on Wednesday evenings and Sunday matinees beginning October 13.
The company also features Matthew Hydzik, John Arthur Greene, George Akram, Jeremy Jordan, Steve Bassett, Kyle Brenn, Mike Cannon, Kyle Coffman, Sara Dobbs, Wes Hart, Michael Kleeman, Ron Piretti, Colt Prattes, Manuel Santos, Lee Sellars, Ryan Steele, Greg Vinkler, Mikey Winslow, Mark Zimmerman, Deanna Aguinaga, Shawn Burgess, Isaac Calpito, Haley Carlucci, Jace Coronado, Kristine Covillo, Desirée Davar, Stephen Diaz, Lindsay Dunn, Michael D. Jablonski, Marina Lazzaretto, Renée Marino, Matthew Marks, Mileyka Mateo, Skye Mattox, Kaitlin Mesh, Shina Ann Morris, Angelina Mullins, Kat Nejat, Patrick Ortiz, Pamela Otterson, Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva, Alex Ringler, Sam Rogers, Brendon Stimson, Tanairi Sade Vazquez and Michael Williams.