Tickets for MPAC’s fifth annual spring musical, West Side Story, are on sale now. Four shows will take place between June 2 and June 4. Tickets are $20-25. Click here to purchase!
The diverse cast features over 50 young performers from throughout New Jersey and New York City. The show features Equity guest artists Scott McCreary and Lauren Csete as Tony and Anita, respectively. Rounding out the lead casts are Alessandra LaPera (Maria) from Florham Park, Jeff Lawless (Riff) from Staten Island, Michael DiGangi (Bernardo) from Cedar Grove, Rachel Levy as Rosalia from Montville and Tim Amalfitano (Krupke) from Florham Park.
The show will be directed by Cathy Roy. Musical Director is Charles Santoro.
The story of Romeo and Juliet is transported to the turbulent streets of New York City in the 1950s as star-crossed lovers are caught between rival street gangs. West Side Story originally opened on Broadway in 1957. The original musical featured music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and choreography by Jerome Robbins.
Previously, MPAC has produced Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2013), Hairspray (2014), Les Miserables (2015) and Mary Poppins (2016).
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