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West Side Story Recoups Investment

The company of West Side Story
(© Joan Marcus)
The company of West Side Story
(© Joan Marcus)

The Broadway revival of West Side Story at the Palace Theatre has recouped its $14 million investment.

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.

The cast currently features Matt Cavenaugh as Tony, Josefina Scaglione as Maria, Karen Olivo as Anita, George Akram as Bernardo, John Arthur Greene as Riff, Steve Bassett as Lt. Schrank, Kyle Brenn as Boy Soprano, Joshua Buscher as Diesel, Mike 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, Danielle Polanco as Consuela, Jennifer Sanchez as Rosalia, Lee Sellars as Krupke, Tro Shaw as Anybodys, Ryan Steele as Baby John, and Greg Vinkler as Doc.

The creative team includes James Youmans (scenic design), David C. Woolard (costume design), Howell Binkley (lighting desing) and Dan Moses Schreier (sound design).

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