Mar. 23rd, 2017

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A brilliant 'West Side Story' at Casa Manana, still heartbreakingly relevant

Written by Nancy Churnin, Theater Critic

FORT WORTH — After all these years, I didn't think West Side Story could make me cry. But it did, more than once. Sixty years after this take on the Romeo and Juliet story by Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents astonished Broadway, Casa Manana has not only cast the leads, brilliantly played by John Riddle and Addie Morales, the company has made the novel move of going back to the original conception, complete with Jerome Robbins' Tony Award-winning choreography, here reproduced in its breathtaking entirety by Jeremy Dumont.
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