"WEST SIDE STORY" (Chance Theater, 2012) ***Nominee, Best Revival, Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle 2012
Book by Arthur Laurents Music by Leonard Bernstein Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim
Directed by Oanh Nguyen Scenic Design by Bradley Kaye Lighting Design by KC Wilkerson
On the mean streets of New York City, two gangs are in a long-lasting duel. The Sharks, a Puerto Rican gang, grapple with the difficulties of assimilating into American society. The Jets, the "American" gang, want to resist newcomers entering their territory. In the midst of this rivalry, a Jet, Tony, falls in love with a beautiful Sharks' girl, Maria.