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Complete Casting Announced for West Side Story's First National Tour

Complete Casting Announced for West Side Story's First National Tour

Complete casting has been announced for the first national tour of Broadway’s West Side Story revival. The tour kicks off at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, Michigan on September 30, 2010. David Saint will recreate Arthur Laurents’ direction for the show.

 Kyle Harris as Tony and Ali Ewoldt (who made her Broadway debut as Cosette in the 2006 revival ...

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Backstage at the Palace: West Side Story's Matthew Hydzik Reveals His Thong and Special Power Ring

Backstage at the Palace: West Side Story's Matthew Hydzik Reveals His Thong and Special Power Ring

Matthew Hydzik was pretty amped when he jumped from the ensemble dressing area to his own private digs at the Palace Theatre in December 2009, a perk that came from assuming the leading role of Tony in the Broadway revival of West Side Story. Eight months later, he's still thrilled to be taking the stage nightly in the epic ...

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West Side Story's John Arthur Greene, Rock Show Goodbar Set for Joe's Pub

West Side Story's John Arthur Greene, Rock Show Goodbar Set for Joe's Pub

West Side Story's John Arthur Greene, who stars in the current Broadway revival as gang leader Riff, will make his Joe's Pub debut in a new solo show titled JAG. The concert, which fuses rock 'n' roll and musical theater, takes the Joe's Pub stage on June 28 at 9:30pm.

The autobiographical JAG follows Greene's ...

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Broken Foot Sidelines Tony Winner Karen Olivo from West Side Story

Broken Foot Sidelines Tony Winner Karen Olivo from West Side Story

Tony Award winner Karen Olivo, who stars as Anita in the Broadway revival of West Side Story, broke her foot at the Palace Theatre during the matinee performance on May 8. The actress confirmed on her Facebook page that the injury occurred onstage while running away from the Jets—“the dancing gang, not the football team.” According to a show ...

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Tony Winner Karen Olivo Lands Role in The Good Wife Starting May 4

Tony Winner Karen Olivo Lands Role in The Good Wife Starting May 4

West Side Story star Karen Olivo, who won a Tony Award in 2009 for her work as Anita in the hit musical revival, has been cast in a recurring role on the hit CBS drama The Good Wife. She will play Giada Cabrini, a law student working as an intern (and possible love interest?) to the character of Will Gardner ...

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West Side Story Revival Celebrates a Year on Broadway

West Side Story Revival Celebrates a Year on Broadway
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The revival of West Side Story hit a big milestone on March 19, when the production, directed by scribe Arthur Laurents, celebrated its one-year anniversary on Broadway. Stars and producers gathered backstage at the Palace Theatre for a classy Champagne toast complete with a beautifully decorated cake. Click through and raise a glass to one cool cast. Cheers!

Video Exclusive: The Night Prince Looked at Karen Olivo Like She Was a Pork Chop

Video Exclusive: The Night Prince Looked at Karen Olivo Like She Was a Pork Chop

Last June, West Side Story star Karen Olivo found herself making headlines across the country. No, not for winning the Tony Award for her electrifying performance as Anita. Instead, the down-to-earth (and very married) diva became the subject of tabloid fodder when pop icon Prince spotted her on the Tony telecast and immediately hit the streets to meet her in ...

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West Side Story Tour to Kick Off in Detroit this Fall

West Side Story Tour to Kick Off in Detroit this Fall

The national tour of the hit Broadway revival of West Side Story has announced its first stop: The Fisher Theatre in Detroit, Michigan. Directed by Arthur Laurents, the beloved musical will open at the theater in October 2010.

West Side Story features the original Jerome Robbins choreography, restaged by Joey McKneely. The classic musical about warring street gangs in 1950s ...

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West Side Story Makes a Dream Come True for One Very Special Fan

West Side Story Makes a Dream Come True for One Very Special Fan
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The Broadway revival of West Side Story made a dream come true on February 3, when it helped the Make a Wish Foundation celebrate its 8,000th wish granted. Fourteen-year-old Broadway fan and Queens native Elijah's dream came true when the teen and his family were treated to a matinee performance of the musical at the Palace Theatre. Following ...

A Cool Win for West Side Story at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards

A Cool Win for West Side Story at the 52nd Annual Grammy Awards

West Side Story had a cool win at the Grammy Awards on January 31. The musical revival won for Best Musical Show Album, beating out fellow nominees Ain’t Misbehavin’, Hair, 9 to 5: The Musical and Shrek the Musical. The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards ceremony is held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

West Side Story features a ...

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