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7063 Star Starred
Boch Emerson Colonial Theatre
106 Boylston Street Boston, MA 02116
617-482-9393
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4.4 / 5 Rated by 45 members
Review from JHL
79 events 48 reviews

Tony and, to a lesser extent, Maria were the weakest pieces of the play. The secondary parts and ensemble were fabulous as were the sets

reviewed Jul 05 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Sherry Alpert
44 events 18 reviews

Music and choreography are magnificent. The big problem is the actor who plays Tony - his voice is mediocre, and I can't understand how he got the lead. He has no range and only rarely hits a note that sounds like a professional singer's voice. ...continued

reviewed Jul 05 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Richard Smith
24 events 13 reviews

Have watched the movie many, but this is the first time I have seen it on stage. Choreography and stage settings were excellent. Music, as expected, was great! Bit surprised, but pleased, that PRs spoke Spanish among themselves.

reviewed Jul 03 2011 report as inappropriate
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So exciting it makes you ache with pleasure.” –_The New Yorker  _
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Description

More than fifty years ago one musical changed theater forever. Now it’s back, and mesmerizing audiences once again. From the first note to the final breath,_ West Side Story_ soars as the greatest love story of all time. Directed by its two-time Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents, West Side Story remains as powerful, poignant and timely as ever. The new Broadway cast album of West Side Story recently won the 2010 Grammy Award for Best Musical Show Album. The Bernstein and Sondheim score is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theater as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.”

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