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West Side Story   

 
Winter Garden Theatre, (4/27/1960 - 10/22/1960)
Alvin Theatre, (10/24/1960 - 12/10/1960)
First Preview: Total Previews:
Opening Date: Apr 27, 1960    
Closing Date: Dec 10, 1960 Total Performances: 249

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: A musical in two acts and fifteen scenes
Setting: The West Side of New York City during the last days of Summer. 1957.
This production is a return engagement of West Side Story (9/26/1957 - 6/27/1959)



Production Staff
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Shubert Organization
Produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince; Produced by arrangement with Roger L. Stevens
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim; Musical Director: Joseph Lewis; Music orchestrated by Leonard Bernstein, Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal
From a concept by Jerome Robbins; Directed by Jerome Robbins; Choreographed by Jerome Robbins; Co - Choreographer: Peter Gennaro
Scenic Design by Oliver Smith; Costume Design by Irene Sharaff; Lighting Design by Jean Rosenthal; Assistant to Oliver Smith: Robert O'Hearn
General Manager: Carl Fisher; Company Manager: Emmett R. Callahan
Production Stage Manager: Joe Calvan; Stage Manager: Ross Hertz; Assistant Stage Mgr: Arthur Rubin; Production Associate: Sylvia Drulie
Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Assistant Dance Director: Howard Jeffrey; Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Asst. to the Choreographer: Wallace Seibert; Casting: Judith Abbott
Cast
Larry KertTony
Riff's Friend
Carol LawrenceMaria
Bernardo's Sister
Pat BirchAnybodys
A Jet
Thomas HassonRiff
The Leader, The Jets
George MarcyBernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Allyn Ann McLerieAnita
Bernardo's Girl
Judy AldenePauline
One of the Jets' Girls
Robert AvianIndio
A Shark
Vince BaggettaBurro
A Shark
Barry Burns
Broadway debut
Baby John
A Jet
Martin CharninBig Deal
A Jet
Sterling ClarkLuis
A Shark
Doug ClarkeGee-Tar
A Jet
Hope ClarkeTeresita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Donald CorbyDiesel
A Jet
Richard CorriganTiger
A Jet
Miguel De VegaChino
Bernardo's Friend
Ed DuttonNibbles
A Shark
Roger FranklinKrupke
One of the Adults
Eddie GasperSnowboy
A Jet
Glenn GibsonGee-Tar
A Jet
Ted GuntherSchrank
One of the Adults
Audrey HaysVelma
One of the Jets' Girls
Ross HertzGladhand
One of the Adults
Alan JohnsonA-Rab
A Jet
Gloria LambertRosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Sandy LeedsGraziella
One of the Jets' Girls
(Apr 27, 1960 - Oct 22, 1960)
Lee LewisClarice
One of the Jets' Girls
George LikerAction
A Jet
Eddie MillerMouth Piece
A Jet
Barbara MonteMinnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Anna Marie MoylanFrancisca
One of the Sharks' Girls
Albert M. OttenheimerDoc
One of the Adults
Danii PriorAnxious
A Shark
Genii PriorConsuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Poligena RogersMarguerita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Marc ScottChino
Bernardo's Friend
Carmine TerraMoose
A Shark
Kent ThomasToro
A Shark
Ben VargasPepe
A Shark
Standby: Jan Canada (Maria)
Understudies: Judy Aldene (Anybodys, Maria), Vince Baggetta (Chino), Barry Burns (A-Rab), Sterling Clark (Baby John), Doug Clarke (Riff), Donald Corby (Tony), Eddie Gasper (Action), Ross Hertz (Doc, Schrank), Eddie Miller (Big Deal), Genii Prior (Anita, Rosalia), Arthur Rubin (Gladhand, Krupke) and Carmine Terra (Bernardo)
music by Leonard Bernstein; lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
ACT 1 Sung By
PrologueJets and Sharks
Jet SongRiff (The Leader, The Jets), Baby John (A Jet), A-Rab (A Jet), Diesel (A Jet) and Jets
Something's ComingTony (Riff's Friend)
The Dance At The GymJets and Sharks
MariaTony (Riff's Friend)
TonightTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
AmericaAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Shark Girls
CoolRiff (The Leader, The Jets) and Jets
One Hand, One HeartTony (Riff's Friend) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus)Company
The RumbleRiff (The Leader, The Jets), Bernardo (The Leader, The Sharks), Jets and Sharks
ACT 2 Sung By
I Feel PrettyMaria (Bernardo's Sister), Rosalia (One of the Sharks' Girls), Teresita (One of the Sharks' Girls) and Francisca (One of the Sharks' Girls)
SomewhereCompany and Consuela (One of the Sharks' Girls)
Gee, Officer KrupkeAction (A Jet), Snowboy (A Jet) and Jets
A Boy Like ThatAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
I Have LoveAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Maria (Bernardo's Sister)
TauntingAnita (Bernardo's Girl) and Jets
FinaleCompany