West Side Story
17 – 22 May 1965
The Jets and the Sharks are two rival gangs in 1950s New York City against a backdrop of poverty and racial segregation. When Tony from the Jets falls in love with the sister of the Sharks leader, Maria, their love is forbidden and they must meet in secret. When Tony intervenes in a fight and when his friend is killed he turns on Bernado, Maria’s brother, and kills him. With the young couple trying to meet and overcome their grief it seems that fate will stand in their way. With iconic dancing and songs this Shakespearean drama is brought crashing into the modern world.