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West Side Story

The tensions between rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks reach boiling point when Tony, the co-founder of the Jets, meets Maria, the sister of the leader of the Sharks.

Classic Broadway musical.

The tensions between rival gangs the Jets, whose members include 'white' Americans, and a Puerto Rican gang, the Sharks, reach boiling point in a hot New York summer. At a neighbourhood dance, Tony, the co-founder of the Jets, meets Maria, the sister of Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks. Their romance is thwarted by the gang rivalries.

2 hours, 21 minutes

Last on

Sun 26 May 2019 16:35

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • 00:02

    Leonard Bernstein

    Prologue

  • 00:27

    Leonard Bernstein

    Dance At The Gym

  • 00:44

    Leonard Bernstein

    America

    Performer: Betty Wand. Performer: George Chakiris.

Credits

Role Contributor
Maria Natalie Wood
Tony Richard Beymer
Riff Russ Tamblyn
Anita Rita Moreno
Bernardo George Chakiris
Schrank Simon Oakland
Doc Ned Glass
Writer Ernest Lehman
Producer Robert Wise
Director Robert Wise
Director Jerome Robbins

Broadcasts

  • Sun 26 May 2019 14:35
  • Sun 26 May 2019 16:35