Love, music and drama vs. hate, violence and prejudice. You’ll find it all Oct. 20 as Tri-Valley Rep brings West Side Story to Bankhead Theater in Livermore
The story is based on Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet but takes place in modern-day New York City. Two star-crossed lovers find themselves in sparring street gangs. The show highlights their struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice in one of the most innovative, heart-wrenching and relevant musical dramas of our time.
The original Broadway production premiered in 1957, was nominated for five Tony Awards, and ran for 732 performances before going on tour.
Ticket prices range from $28 to $38. You can buy tickets online at http://tickets.livermoreperformingarts.org/single/SelectSeatingSYOS.aspx?p=2826&z=100&pt=1,17,18