Stage Right Presents West Side Story
Experience the timeless tale of love and conflict: West Side Story. A harmonious fusion of passion, tension and unforgettable melodies is set to take center stage as the beloved classic, West Side Story, graces The Crighton Theatre stage. Get ready to immerse yourself in the gripping narrative that has captivated audiences for generations.
Plot synopsis: The timeless musical masterpiece boasts an unparalleled musical composition by the legendary duo Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. West Side Story transports audiences to the vibrant streets of 1950s New York, where two rival gangs, the Jets, let by Riff (Robben Montez) and the Sharks, find themselves locked in a bitter feud. Amidst this conflict, a modern Romeo and Juliet story unfolds as Tony (Nicholas Grant), a former Jet, falls deeply in love with Maria (Kaylee Duran), the sister of the Shark’s leader Bernardo (Jacob Bautista). Their romance blossoms against a backdrop of prejudice and societal divides, ultimately leading to heart-wrenching consequences.
The creative team: Drawing from the phenomenal success of last season’s production of In the Heights, director Cricket Pepper has assembled a creative team of familiar faces who breathed life into In the Heights both from the creative team and on stage. The team brings a fresh perspective and unparalleled expertise to West Side Story.
A reimagined classic: prepare to be transported into a world where love transcends boundaries and music ignites the soul. West Side Story promises to deliver an unforgettable theatrical experience that will leave you spellbound.
Mark your calendars and join us February 9-25, Fridays through Sundays, as we witness the magic of West Side Story unfold on stage, celebrating the timeless themes of love, conflict, and the enduring power of music.