The LSAV creative team is excited to announce that it will be helping The Miracle Center with their first West Side Story production! With the collaboration of LSAV’s designers and TMC’s Director, Thrisa Hodits, this production will feature eye-catching scenic sets, new technology and a talented cast.
West Side Story is the multi-award winning adaptation of the Shakespeare’s classic Romeo and Juliet. In West Side Story Shakespeare’s romantic tragedy is transported from Verona, Italy to modern-day New York City, where two naive lovers find themselves caught between two conflicting street gangs.
The Caucasian Jets led by Riff and the Puerto Rican Sharks led by Bernardo absolutely despise one another. When Riff’s best friend Tony and Bernardo’s younger sister Maria fall in love the gangs respond with violence and tragedy ensues.
Directed by Thrisa Hodits and designed by LSAV’s very own Creative Director, Chyrel Banias.
Performance Dates:Summer 2015
July 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 26th & 31st
Aug. 1st & 2nd
Location: The Miracle Center | 2311 N. Pulaski | Chicago, IL 60639