West Side Story – Spring 2004
West Side Story
Book by Arthur Laurents, Music by Leonard Bernstein, Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
April 22-25, 2004 in SMCC Performance Hall
Based loosely on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, this updated tale of star-crossed lovers is set against the backdrop of clashing street gangs on New York City’s west side. With choreography based in the Brazilian martial art form capoeira, this production marks the first musical in SMCC’s newly opened Performing Arts Center.
Directed by Julie Holston
Musical Direction by Larry Phibbs
Choreography by Ethel Dias