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WEST SIDE STORY PROGRAM

“BROADWAY’S GREATEST MUSICAL”

-THE TIMES

Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story is set on New York’s Upper West Side in the mid-1950s where racial and social tensions run high. A poignant, provocative and emotionally powerful piece of theatre, its score features many of legendary composer Leonard Bernstein’s most famous compositions – Maria, America, Somewhere and Tonight.

This landmark season will feature four of Australia’s leading musical theatre stars. Returning from London to play Maria is Anna O’Byrne whose recent credits include Christine Daaé in Phantom of the Opera on the West End. Gareth Keegan who starred in Show Boat last season, is Tony. In the role of Anita will be Deone Zanotto (A Chorus Line on Broadway and We Will Rock You on London’s West End).  Adam Fiorentino whose US credits include Bert in Mary Poppins on Broadway, is Bernardo.

 The acclaimed Gale Edwards (Aida, Sydney Harbour) returns to The Production Company to direct this electrifying piece of musical drama. The eminent musical theatre conductor, Guy Simpson, fresh from supervising Phantom of the Opera in Istanbul, is Musical Director. Jerome Robbins’ original choreography will be recreated by  Michael Ralph.

10 PERFORMANCES • 11 TO 19 JULY 2015

Director
GALE EDWARDS
Musical Director
GUY SIMPSON
Choreography
JEROME ROBBINS’ 
original choreography recreated by
MICHAEL RALPH
Costumes
TIM CHAPPEL
Set
SHAUN GURTON
Lighting
PAUL JACKSON
By arrangement with
Hal Leonard Australia Pty Ltd
Exclusive agent for
Music Theatre International (NY)

CAST

ANNA O'BYRNE
ANNA O'BYRNEMaria
GARETH KEEGAN
GARETH KEEGANTony
DEONE ZANOTTO
DEONE ZANOTTOAnita
ADAM FIORENTINO
ADAM FIORENTINOBernardo
Sean Mulligan
Sean MulliganRiff
Rob Tripolino
Rob TripolinoChino
Neil Melville
Neil MelvilleSchrank
Tony Rickards
Tony RickardsDoc
Glaston Toft
Glaston ToftGlad Hand

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