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First Look at Anthony Festa, Belinda Allyn and More in Riverside Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY

Riverside Theatre's production of West Side Story runs now through Sunday, March 15th on the Stark Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Conceived by Arthur Laurents, Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins, West Side Story is based on one of the greatest love stories of all time - Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. With a score considered to be on of Broadway's finest, West Side Story's tale of two star-crossed lovers from different worlds who fight to keep their passion alive is powerful and poignant. From first note to final breath, West Side Story soars with classics "Something's Coming," "Tonight," "America," "I Feel Pretty," and "Somewhere."

Riverside Theatre's production of West Side Story is directed by DJ Salisbury and stars: Anthony Festa (Tony, Belinda Allyn (Maria), Penelope Armstead-Williams (Anita), Elizabeth Racanelli (Anybodys), Sean Ewing (Bernardo), Michael D. Jablonski (Riff), Kevin Santos (Chino), Daryll Heysham (Det. Schrank), Steve Brady(Doc), Thomas L. Webb (Officer Krupke), and David Schmittou (Gladhand).

The ensemble cast includes: THE JETS - Stephanie Bissonnette (Minnie) Andrew Eckert (Diesel), Tenealle Farragher (Clarisse), Anthony Johnson, (A-rab), Alida Michal (Graziella), Sarah Parnicky (Pauline), Andrew Purcell (Action),Scott Shedenhelm (Baby John), Summerisa Bell Stevens (Velma), and Morgan White (Snowboy). THE SHARKS -Kimber Benedict (Margarita), Krystina M. Burton (Francesca), Mike Baerga (Toro), Victoria Casillo (Teresita), Andre Cole (Luis), Dean Andre Deluna (Indio), Camden Gonzales (Rosalia), Jaquez Andre Sims (Pepe), and Gabriella Sorrentino (Consuelo).

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Tags: anthony festa, belinda allyn, michael d. jablonski, penelope armstead-williams, productions, sean ewing
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