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10–27 October 2019

BEST AVAILABLE SEATS FROM 21 OCTOBER

One of the largest theatrical events of 2019 –West Side Story is on stage in Canberra October 2019.

Hailed as the greatest Broadway musical of all time, West Side Story is the modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet; this tragic love story tells the tale of two young people whose happiness is destroyed by the hate of two enemy camps in New York City’s urban jungle. The “Jets”, sons of previous immigrants to America, battle the new arrivals from Puerto Rico, the “Sharks”, for domination of the streets. The moment the curtain first went up on the original West Side Story on Broadway, musical theatre changed forever. Powerhouse creatives Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, Stephen Sondheim and Jerome Robbins produced an iconic dance musical that has swept audiences off their feet for over 60 years. Bernstein’s world-famous score features unforgettable songs including Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America and I Feel Pretty, which have been universally adored for generations. This is your chance to witness this unmissable musical event in Canberra this October. Please note that performance dates cannot be exchanged

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Synopsis

10–27 October 2019

BEST AVAILABLE SEATS FROM 21 OCTOBER

One of the largest theatrical events of 2019 –West Side Story is on stage in Canberra October 2019.

Hailed as the greatest Broadway musical of all time, West Side Story is the modern retelling of Romeo and Juliet; this tragic love story tells the tale of two young people whose happiness is destroyed by the hate of two enemy camps in New York City’s urban jungle. The “Jets”, sons of previous immigrants to America, battle the new arrivals from Puerto Rico, the “Sharks”, for domination of the streets.

The moment the curtain first went up on the original West Side Story on Broadway, musical theatre changed forever. Powerhouse creatives Leonard Bernstein, Arthur Laurents, Stephen Sondheim and Jerome Robbins produced an iconic dance musical that has swept audiences off their feet for over 60 years.

Bernstein’s world-famous score features unforgettable songs including Maria, Tonight, Somewhere, America and I Feel Pretty, which have been universally adored for generations.

This is your chance to witness this unmissable musical event in Canberra this October.

Please note that performance dates cannot be exchanged

Dates

Preview – Thursday 10 October, 7.30pm

Preview – Friday 11 October, 7.30pm

Preview – Saturday 12 October, 2pm

Opening Night –  Saturday 12 October, 7.30pm

Sunday 13 October, 1pm & 5.30pm

Tuesday 15 October, 7.30pm

Wednesday 16 October, 7.30pm

Thursday 17 October, 7.30pm

Friday 18 October, 7.30pm

Saturday 19 October, 2pm & 7.30pm

Sunday 20 October, 1pm & 5.30pm

Tuesday 22 October, 7.30pm

Wednesday 23 October, 7.30pm

Thursday 24 October, 7.30pm

Friday 25 October, 7.30pm

Saturday 26 October, 2pm & 7.30pm

Sunday 27 October, 1pm & 5.30pm

Details

PRESENTED BY:
Opera Australia and GWB Entertainment present the BB Group production

CATEGORY:
Musical Theatre

DURATION:
Approximately 140 minutes, including interval.

WARNINGS:
Please note this performance contains strong language, adult themes, simulated smoking and loud sound effects. Not recommended for children under the age of 12.

SUIT CHILDREN?:
This show is not suitable for children.

VENUE:
Canberra Theatre
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Additional Information:
Concession prices not available for all shows. Where Concession prices are listed, proof of eligibility for Concession must be presented to Canberra Ticketing staff upon collection of tickets or full price may be charged. Eligible Concession may include Pensioner, Full Time Student, Seniors, Unemployed, Under 27 or Child (15 years and under) and are at the discretion of the show. Not all types of Concessions may apply for the show you have selected.

Access

Audio DescribedAUDIO DESCRIBED
Sunday 20 October, 1pm

Closed CaptionedCAPTIONED
Sunday 20 October, 1pm

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