West Side Story Akron
tickets to Arthur Laurent's version of the classic Romeo and Juliet story are a must have for all ages. A very successful
musical, its catchy tunes have been heard by countless ears, and its pop culture references are a regular occurrence. It has
been adapted to film and even modernized in more recent productions. Now is your chance to see the stage version of West Side
Story in Akron, Ohio. Get your tickets right here through StubHub to ensure you have a spot!
West Side Story is staged in the ethnically diverse, blue-collar neighborhood of the Upper West Side in New York City during
the mid-1950s. At the center of West Side Story are the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different backgrounds,
who are rivals. The Shark members are from Puerto Rico while the members of the Jets are a Polish-American working-class group.
One of the Jets, Tony, falls for Maria, the sister of Bernardo who is at the helm of the Sharks. Their romance complicates
matters even more, creating additional tension between the gangs. To find out what happens, make sure you reserve your West
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West Side Story's complex theme, sophisticated musical numbers, lengthy dance scenes and focus on social issues left a
lasting imprint in American musical theater. The production has been nominated for five Tony Awards, including Best Musical
in 1957 and earned a Tony Award for its choreography. The play also sparked a 1961 musical film version, starring Natalie
Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn and Rita Moreno. The film garnered 10 Academy Awards out of 11 nominations, including Best
Picture. Be sure to get your tickets for this award-winning production now through StubHub.
Broadway and national tours have performed West Side Story on small and large stages alike. A popular production for educational
institutions it is often seen featuring high school and college age cast members. And now the EJ
Thomas Hall in Akron, Ohio, is hosting this phenomenal theatrical production. Make sure you get your West Side Story tickets
Many soundtrack recordings have been done taking the personality of live Broadway recordings to movie soundtracks, jazz
renditions, and operatic versions. Leonard Bernstein's score for the musical includes: Something's Coming, America, Somewhere,
Tonight, A Boy Like That, I Feel Pretty and many more! In fact many pop culture bands have covered or been inspired by songs
from West Side Story like Santana's hit single "Maria, Maria." See this timeless piece of Americana come alive on stage at
EJ Thomas Hall in Akron. Buy your theater tickets