West Side Story
July 23 – August 9, 2020
Based on a conception by Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by Jerome Robbins
Originally Produced on Broadway by Robert E. Grifith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Roger L. Stevens
Shakespeare's classic Romeo and Juliet is transformed into a musical set in modern day New York City. When young lovers Tony and Maria find themselves star-crossed between two warring street gangs, the struggle to survive the hate, violence, and prejudice on the streets of the city.
WEST SIDE STORY is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIShows.com
Performance Dates and Times
|Thursday||July 23||8:00pm||Preview Thursday|
|Friday||July 24||8:00pm||Opening Night|
SUBSCRIPTIONS AND TICKETS
If you are interested in becoming a Porthouse Theatre subscriber, please call the Porthouse Box Office at 330-672-3884 beginning November 26, 2018 or review the benefits of becoming a subscriber at the link below. Current Porthouse Theatre subscribers will receive renewal packets in mid-November.
Single tickets can be purchased beginning on May 28, 2019 by calling the Porthouse Box Office at 330-672-3884, online at the link below, or by visiting the Box Office in person in the lobby of Kent State University's Roe Green Center for the School of Theatre and Dance located in the Center for the Performing Arts, 1325 Theatre Drive, Kent, OH 44242.
Tickets are extremely limited. Please call 330-672-3884 for availability.
Please note, the Friday, July 26, Sunday, July 28, Saturday, August 3, Tuesday, August 6, Wednesday, August 7, and Thursday, August 8 performances are SOLD OUT.