January 23rd, 2020

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How ‘West Side Story’ Was Reborn
Inside the wildly ambitious effort to reimagine the classic musical for 2020.

By Sasha Weiss

The new “West Side Story” begins with nothingness: a huge black brick wall rising behind a cavernous blank stage. A group of young people enter, walking slowly, surveying the territory. They form a line at the lip of the stage and stare at the audience.
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