West Side Story
Theatre: Palace
Status: Closed
(February 23, 2009 - January 02, 2011 )
  • Preview: February 23, 2009
  • Open: March 19, 2009
  • Close: January 2, 2011
Musical - Revival
Running Time: 2hrs 40mins

Set in New York City in the mid-1950s, the musical explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. The members of the Sharks from Puerto Rico are taunted by the Jets, a white working-class group. The young protagonist, Tony, one of the Jets, falls in love with Maria, the sister of Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks.

For The Record:

“West Side Story” originally opened at the Winter Garden on Sept 26, 1957.  Jerome Robbins was the director and choreographer.

Total Gross: $94,759,371
Average Weekly Gross: $966,932
Total Gross Potential: 71%
Total Attendance: 1,088,382
Average Weekly Attendance: 82%

Staff & Creative Team

Cast

Maria 02/23/2009 - 09/19/2010
Tony 02/23/2009 - 12/13/2009
Anita 02/23/2009 - 05/08/2010
Bernardo 02/23/2009 - 01/02/2011
Riff 02/23/2009 - 08/02/2009
Action 02/23/2009 - 01/02/2011