Perhaps one of the most celebrated musicals to ever be staged is the musical West Side Story. It was created by a trio
of theater veterans: Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. It was first staged in the 1950s and has been
impressing audiences ever since. Throughout the decades, West Side Story has become a theater
Perhaps the best known love story to ever be staged is that of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. West Side Story takes the
story of two star-crossed lovers and sets it in New York City during the 1950s instead of in Verona, Italy. In West Side Story,
the two lovers, Maria and Tony, have ties to rival gangs, the Jets and the Sharks.
Ever since West Side Story
first premiered, the score has been celebrated by many theater fans. The score includes such classics as "Maria," "America,"
"Somewhere," "I Feel Pretty," "Something's Coming," "A Boy Like That" and many more. When West Side Story comes to Fort Myers,
it will be held at the Barbara
B. Mann Hall, which is known for top entertainment.