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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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Bernstein Celebration At FAU; Includes On The Town Concert

The Spirit of America Festival is presenting a salute to the work of Leonard Bernstein Saturday through Monday including a staged concert version of his Broadway musical On The Town at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton.

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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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