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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
Based on a conception of 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
Assistant Conductor: Alfonso Cavaliere
Casting: Judith Abbott; Press Representative: Sol Jacobson and Lewis Harmon; Advertising: Ingram Ash; Assistant Dance Director: Howard Jeffrey; Assistant to the Director: Gerald Freedman; Asst. to the Choreographer: Wallace Seibert
Cast
Larry Kert
Tony
Riff's Friend
Carol Lawrence
Maria
Bernardo's Sister
Pat Birch
Anybodys
A Jet
Thomas Hasson
Riff
The Leader, The Jets
George Marcy
Bernardo
The Leader, The Sharks
Allyn Ann McLerie
Anita
Bernardo's Girl
Judy Aldene
Pauline
One of the Jets' Girls
Robert Avian
Indio
A Shark
Vince Baggetta
Burro
A Shark
Barry Burns
Broadway debut
Baby John
A Jet
Martin Charnin
Big Deal
A Jet
Sterling Clark
Luis
A Shark
Doug Clarke
Gee-Tar
A Jet
Hope Clarke
Teresita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Donald Corby
Diesel
A Jet
Richard Corrigan
Tiger
A Jet
Miguel De Vega
Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Ed Dutton
Nibbles
A Shark
Roger Franklin
Krupke
One of the Adults
Eddie Gasper
Snowboy
A Jet
Glenn Gibson
Gee-Tar
A Jet
Ted Gunther
Schrank
One of the Adults
Audrey Hays
Velma
One of the Jets' Girls
Ross Hertz
Gladhand
One of the Adults
Alan Johnson
A-Rab
A Jet
Gloria Lambert
Rosalia
One of the Sharks' Girls
Sandy Leeds
Graziella
One of the Jets' Girls
(Apr 27, 1960 - Oct 22, 1960)
Lee Lewis
Clarice
One of the Jets' Girls
George Liker
Action
A Jet
Eddie Miller
Mouth Piece
A Jet
Barbara Monte
Minnie
One of the Jets' Girls
Anna Marie Moylan
Francisca
One of the Sharks' Girls
Albert M. Ottenheimer
Doc
One of the Adults
Danii Prior
Anxious
A Shark
Genii Prior
Consuela
One of the Sharks' Girls
Poligena Rogers
Marguerita
One of the Sharks' Girls
Marc Scott
Chino
Bernardo's Friend
Carmine Terra
Moose
A Shark
Kent Thomas
Toro
A Shark
Ben Vargas
Pepe
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
Prologue Jets and Sharks
Jet Song Riff, Baby John, A-Rab, Diesel and Jets
Something's Coming Tony
The Dance At The Gym Jets and Sharks
Maria Tony
Tonight Tony and Maria
America Anita and Shark Girls
Cool Riff and Jets
One Hand, One Heart Tony and Maria
Tonight (Quintet and Chorus) Company
The Rumble Riff, Bernardo, Jets and Sharks
ACT 2 Sung By
I Feel Pretty Maria, Rosalia, Teresita and Francisca
Somewhere Company and Consuela
Gee, Officer Krupke Action, Snowboy and Jets
A Boy Like That Anita, Anita, Maria and Maria
I Have Love Anita and Maria
Taunting Anita and Jets
Finale Company