West Side Story Calgary Tickets
Relive the classic tale of Romeo & Juliet set to the mesmerizing score by Leonard Bernstein when Broadway’s hit musical West Side Story makes a stop at Calgary. A poignant and timeless musical featuring one of the best love stories ever written in the history, West Side Story can be seen at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium by getting the West Side Story Calgary tickets. Debuting on Broadway in 1957, the musical ran for a total of 732 performances and won two Tony Awards the same year. Directed by award-winning director Arthur Laurents, West Side Story, makes for a ground-breaking musical that brings forth themes of class distinction, love and rivalry as well as street culture.
Originally produced by Broadway in 1957, West Side Story, inspired by the famous play of Shakespeare Romeo & Juliet, is an emotionally tantalizing piece of theatre set in the blue-collar neighborhood of New York City. Broadway revived the musical in both 1980 and 2009 and in total has won four Tony Awards, one Drama desk Award and one Grammy. With its star-studded cast and rich score by Leonard Bernstein including classics like “Tonight” and “One Hand, One Heart,” West Side Story is a must watch. Theatre lovers can get the West Side Story Calgary tickets to see this stunning new Broadway production at the Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium as the tour makes a stop at Calgary.
Directed and choreographed by Broadway famous theatre producer Jerome Robbins, West Side Story with its extended dance scenes, sophisticated music and focus on the widespread social and racial tension of mid 1950s marked a turning point in the history of theatre in America.
Starting off with rivalary between The Jets and The Sharks, two teenage gangs, West Side Story is a heartfelt story of two young lovers; Tony from Jets and the sister of Shark’s leader, Maria, who despite the bloody senseless gang fights struggle to stay together. A powerful, engaging and memorable show, the musical with its crowd-pleasing songs like “America” and “Tonight” will keep you hooked till its final moment.