West Side Story

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Exeter University Footlights Society presents
West Side Story
Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins
Book by Arthur Laurents; Music by Leonard Bernstein; Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Wed 29 January – Sat 1 February 7.30pm
Sat Matinee 2.30pm

This exciting and moving adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet follows the ‘Jets’ an American gang, and their rivals, the Puerto Rican ‘Sharks’ in their intense rivalry for command of the streets of 1950s New York. Amidst their conflict, love endures when Tony meets Maria. As the young lovers yearn to escape the opposition that surrounds them it soon escalates to a point of no return, with a climatic and tragic finale. Come and experience this multi-award winning musical, with a memorable composition from the legendary Leonard Bernstein. In a heart wrenching story of racial and emotional conflict, who will take control of the streets of New York?

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with JOSEF WEINBERGER LIMITED on behalf of MUSIC THEATRE INTERNATIONAL of NEW YORK.

Tickets: A £16.50 B £15 C £12 D £10
Concs: £1.50 off (Registered Disabled, Students, 60+)
Schools: £6 for groups 10+
Age: 14yrs+ contains scenes of mild violence
Running Time: 2hrs 30mins

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