West Side Story (Broadway, Minskoff Theatre, 1980) | Playbill

West Side Story



Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet is transported to modern-day New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, in this landmark Broadway musical. Their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice is one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of today’s time. From the first notes to the final breath, West Side Story is as powerful, poignant and timely as ever.

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Drama Desk Award
1980 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical Winner
Tony Award
1980 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee
1980 Revival (Play or Musical) Nominee
1980 Best Featured Actress in a Musical Nominee

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