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Wick’s West Side Story Is Adequate But Not Transcendent

There is nothing especially wrong with The Wick Theatre’s riff on West Side Story, But if you’ve seen other productions, by comparison, the modestly entertaining result is competent but rarely reaches those emotional peaks that the work is proven capable of.

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Theater Shelf: New Book Deconstructs West Side Story

West Coast author Misha Berson got it right when she observes that West Side Story’s place in world-wide popular culture exceeds that of a mere musical.

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