West Side Story Vancouver Tickets
One of Broadway’s most popular musical has one of its performances, West Side Story Vancouver, upcoming in this exciting Canadian city. West Side Story is one of the greatest musicals to premiere on Broadway. Leonard Bernstein composed the original score, with the lyrics penned by Stephen Sondheim and the book written by Arthur Laurents. The musical itself is a reimaging of Romeo and Juliet, in New York City during the fifties. It debuted on Broadway in 1957 and on West End a year later. Today, it is being at different venues and to enjoy it West Side Story Vancouver tickets are available.
West Side Story Vancouver is a performance of one of the greatest Tony Award winning musicals to debut on Broadway. Staged on West End, West Side Story has since seen a Broadway return, two Broadway revivals and three West End revivals. Two very successful US tours and three UK tours have been staged. The musical has also been adapted into a movie that won ten Academy Awards from eleven Academy Award nominations.
A modern retelling of Shakespeare’s magnum opus, Romeo and Juliet, it marks one of the greatest moments in American theatre. It features popular numbers such as “Maria”, “Something’s Coming” and “ A Boy Like That”. The story revolves around two groups with different backgrounds that form a rivalry. The themes of love, social class differences and street gang culture are touched beautifully in this musical.
Originally choreographed and directed by Jerome Robbins, it received six Tony Award nominations, amongst them the Best Musical, Best Scenic Design and Best Choreography. The original production ran for more than seven hundred shows, eventually going on a US tour and then a UK tour. This performance of the fabulous musical already has many lining up for West Side Story Vancouver tickets.
West Side Story is being staged in Canada’s most picturesque city, Vancouver, for its diverse population made up of many ethnicities. Originally a logging town, it is one of the most entertaining places in Canada today and amongst the Top Five in the world for quality of life.