West Side Story

West Side Story

Written by: Arthur Laurents  Lyrics by: Stephen Sondheim  Music by: Leonard Bernstein 

Tulane - McAlister Auditorium    4/18/2008 - 4/20/2008 (schedule)

Category:  Musical · Professional

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For over half a century, Leonard Bernstein's exhilarating dance setting of Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has been considered the leading masterpiece of American musical theater. The uniquely American jazz and blues sound of such popular classics as Maria, America, I Feel Pretty, and Tonight, fully captures the fierce rivalry of the Jets and the Sharks. With the brilliant choreography and stage direction of leading Broadway artist Karen Azenberg you are certain to enjoy a fantastic theater experience with this timeless music that has become a vital part of world culture.

Choreographer/Director Karen Azenberg is extremely excited that NOOA is offering ...Read More

Total performances: 3

David Vaughn.... Riff *
Matt Morgan.... Tony *
Sarah Jane McMahon.... Maria *
Terra MacLeod.... Anita *
Thom Graham.... Bernardo *
Brandi Cotogno.... Consuelo
Carrie Black.... Clarice
Chase Kamata.... Rosalia
Christopher Woods.... Anxious
Freddy Ramirez.... Action
Jason Kirkpatrick.... Officer Krupke
Javi Harnly.... Chino
John Byrne.... Indio
John Hobson.... Baby John
Joi Warner.... Margarita
Josh Peterson.... Snowboy
Kris Shaw.... Lieutenant Schrank
Leah Kahn.... Francisca
Marco Puente.... Pepe
Megan Ross.... Velma
Nicole Eckrich.... Graziella
Peter Gabb.... Doc
Peter Leskowicz.... A-Rab
Richard Gatta.... Luis
Timothy Hughes.... Diesel
Trina Beck.... Teresita
Tyler Fields.... Big Deal
Vanessa Van Vrancken.... Anybodys
Vatican Lokey.... Glad Hand
*=featured role

Carol Rausch .... 
Karen Azenberg ....  Director; Choreographer
Jonathan Uhlman ....  Prop Master
Micah Fortson ....  Production Manager
Robert Lyall ....  Conductor
Brynn Baudier ....  assistant stage manager
Don Guillot ....  Wigs and Makeup
Linda Guillot ....  Wigs and Makeup
Don Damutzer ....  Lighting Designer
Charlotte Lang ....  Costumer.


Something's Coming
N.O. Opera Association closes its season with timeless 'West Side Story'
by Theodore P. Mahne
The Times-Picayune 4/18/08
New Orleans Opera brings big sound to "West Side Story"
by Ann Maloney
The Times-Picayune 4/18/08

References: Media; MPC
Record created by: ccandebat

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