Theater

Classic musical West Side Story debuts at the San Pedro Playhouse on May 10

Under the direction of Rick Sanchez, San Pedro Playhouse will bring the action up close in the Russell Hill Rogers Theater.

By Caroline Wolff

Having spurred two Academy Award-winning film adaptations since its Broadway premiere in 1957, West Side Story has emerged as a timeless concoction of love story and cautionary tale. A modern spin on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, the musical takes place on the Upper West Side of Manhattan in the crosshairs of a power struggle between two rival gangs — the white Jets and the Puerto Rican Sharks...

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