Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, in this landmark Broadway musical. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of today’s time. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.
|Theatre World Awards|
|1958||Theatre World Award||Winner|
|1958||Costume Design (Play or Musical)||Nominee|
|1958||Scenic Design (Play or Musical)||Winner|
|1958||Best Featured Actress in a Musical||Nominee|
|1958||Conductor and Musical Director||Nominee|