Thursday, April 9, 2020

West Side Story

Review: Ivo van Hove’s ‘West Side Story’ feels more cinematic than theatrical

With his new production of “West Side Story,” the estimable Belgian director Ivo van Hove has essentially stolen a march on no less a...

Actors’ Equity releases statement on ‘West Side Story’

Actors’ Equity released a statement Thursday in response to a report of “West Side Story” company members who may be concerned about safety due...

Protesters respond to ‘West Side Story’ statement

In response to a statement from “West Side Story” supporting cast member Amar Ramasar, protesters vowed to return louder and in greater numbers than...

Facing protests, ‘West Side Story’ stands by Amar Ramasar

“West Side Story” doubled down on its employment of cast member Amar Ramasar as the musical continues to face protests outside the theater and...

Protesters rally at ‘West Side Story’ against Amar Ramasar casting

A group of protesters gathered outside the Broadway Theatre Friday night to speak out against the casting of Amar Ramasar in the “West Side...

Ben Cook exits ‘West Side Story’ after injury

Dharon E. Jones will replace Ben Cook in the role of Riff in "West Side Story" after Cook sustained an injury during the show. Cook...

‘West Side Story’ postpones opening night after injury

The "West Side Story" revival has moved back its opening night date by two weeks after Isaac Powell suffered a knee injury during a...

‘West Side Story’ to star Isaac Powell, Shereen Pimentel

The Broadway revival of “West Side Story” will star Shereen Pimentel as Maria and Isaac Powell as Tony.  The revival, directed by Ivo van Hove...

Directed by Ivo van Hove, ‘West Side Story’ will return to Broadway in 2019

"West Side Story" is coming back to Broadway in December 2019, helmed by Ivo van Hove. The musical, produced by Scott Rudin, will feature new choreography...