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West Side Story

Book: Arthur Laurents. Music: Leonard Bernstein. Lyrics: Stephen Sondheim.
Based on a conception of Jerome Robbins.

Productions

Her Majesty's Theatre, 1984 - ?
Cambridge Festival, 1992

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Her Majesty's Theatre
First performance: 16th May 1984
Last performance: After January 1985
Leicester Haymarket production.
Entire Original Production Directed & Choreographed by Jerome Robbins.
Mr. Robbins' Direction & Choreography Reproduced by: Tom Abbott.
Designer: Martin Johns. Lighting: Chris Ellis. Sound: David Collison.
Musical Director: Grant Hossack. Assistant to Tom Abbott: Irene Claire.
Associate Producer: Pamela Hay.

Paul
January 1985 ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
The Jets
Riff (The Leader)Richard A. Pettyfer
Tony (His Friend)Peter Bruce
ActionAdam Matalon
A-RabPeter Leeper
Baby JohnIan Embleton
SnowboyGarry Noakes
Big DealGerald Armin
DieselMichael Gyngell
Gee-TarKeith Chapman
MouthpieceKevin Marlow
TigerRay Holland
The Sharks
Bernardo (The Leader)Sam Williams
Maria (His Sister)Karyn O'Neill
Anita (His Girl)Lee Robinson
Chino (His Friend)David Morris
PepeChristopher Hammond
IndioBarry Jacobs
LuisDuncan Jay
AnxiousMartin Webb
NibblesRobert Northwood
JuanoSimon Marlow
MooseGary Willis
Their Girls
GraziellaJenny Sawyer
VelmaKerry-Jane Beddows
MinnieElaine Gibbs
ClariceJulie Armstrong
PaulineMarian Higby
AnybodysMaxine Gordon
RosaliaAmanda Noar
ConsuelaCarrie Ellis
FranciscaFiona Scoones
EstellaAmanda Warwick
MargueritaLynette Dundas
The Adults
DocDonald Pelmear
ShrankEric Mason
KrupkeRaymond S. Gardner
Glad HandRobert Howie
The Orchestra
LeaderRichard Bureau
ReedsSusan Phipps, Margaret Gray, Derek Cornhill, Dai Pritchard
BassoonRobert Porter
HornRonald Harris
TrumpetsAndrew Mitchell, Kenneth Bache, David Archer
TrombonesIan Elliott, Ian Ponsford
ViolinsGodfrey Salmon, Martin Gill, Lynne Baker, Geraldine Halligan, Diana Mitchell
CellosIan Heard, David Daniels
BassAlan Taylor
DrumsPaul Clarvis
PercussionGerald Kirby
Assistant Musical Director and PianoJae Alexander
Orchestral ManagementLynne Baker

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Cambridge Festival
1992
Third Dimension Productions Limited.
Director: Irina Brown. Musical Director: Wayne Marshall.
Choreographer: Paul Madden. Designer: Paul Andrews.

CharacterPlayed By
The Jets
TonyDominic Curtis
RiffScott Harris
ActionLaurence O'Connor
A-RabStephen Hall
Baby JohnSteven Kingstone
DieselMark Micheals
Mouthpiece
Understudy Tony
Chris Dickins
SnowboyJonathan Aris
Big DealDuncan Rodger
AnybodysSadie Cottam
The Jet Girls
ClariceCatherine Hoskins
MayGail Easdale
GraziellaEmma Flett
MinnieKatherine Turner
PaulineCamilla Simpson
VelmaJennifer Ashton
The Sharks
BernardoPaul T'Sang
ChinoSaurabh Kakkar
IndioMartin Thom
MooseSteven Elias
NibblesMarvyn Giles
PepePeter Whittington
The Shark Girls
MariaMaria Rallings
AnitaJane Edwards
ConsuelaAnita Garai
FranciscaAmanda Turner
MargueritaToni Cooper
Rosalia
Understudy Anita
Maria Jones
TeresitaSalma Faraji
Adults
DocRay Raikes
Glad HandPaul Herbert
KrupkeStephen Dennis
SchrankDavid Hogan
"Somewhere" is sung by
Understudy Maria
Lynette Alacantra
Orchestra
Flute/PiccoloSheena Thomas
ReedViv Bull
ReedGraham Dolby
ReedJohnny Halton
TromboneJohn Scott
TrombonePaul Smith
HornGraham Wood
TrumpetJohn Landymore
TrumpetEllie Miller
TrumpetSteve Denton
DrumsChris Maitland
PercussionJulian Reeve
BassKate Merrington
GuitarChris Wong
KeyboardAndrew Taylor

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