October 2nd, 2013

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MaryJoanna Grisso & Jarrad Biron Green to Lead New Leg of WEST SIDE STORY National Tour; Full Cast Announced

by BWW News Desk


Casting has been announced for Troika Entertainment's tour of WEST SIDE STORY, the breathtaking revival based on Arthur Laurent's Broadway direction. The tour resumes November 5, 2013, at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN.

The cast features Jarrad Biron Green as Tony, MaryJoanna Grisso as Maria, Michelle Alves as Anita, and Michael Spencer Smith as Bernardo.
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Letters Show Leonard Bernstein Almost Walked Away From WEST SIDE STORY

by BWW News Desk

The Guardian writes that a new collection of letters by famed composer Leonard Bernstein -- Nigel Simeone's Leonard Bernstein Letters, set to debut next month -- reveal the composer's 'hostility' for WEST SIDE STORY book writer Arthur Laurents. Bernstein even considered walking away from the project, according to one of the letters.
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