A select few musicals have become classics of theater, and West Side Story is one such musical. It is based on Shakespeare's
classic story of Romeo and Juliet, and has become nearly as famous as the original tale. This tale takes place in New York
City and was created by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim. Reserve
West Side Story tickets to experience this classic tale.
The plot of West Side Story revolves around two gangs in New York City. The gangs are bitter rivals, but one member of
the gang falls in love with the sister of another gang member. They try to hide their love, but soon the problems between
the two gangs come to a boiling point. Get wrapped up in this unforgettable story by booking theater
tickets for the show in Houston.
Even though it comes centuries after the original Romeo and Juliet was first staged, West Side Story brings a new magic
to this tale of star-crossed lovers. Part of that magic comes from the score. Memorable songs from this musical include "America,"
"I Feel Pretty," "A Boy Like That" and others. This music adds a new level of depth to this tragic tale.