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March 13-29 — When ethnic tensions get tense, it's time to unwind with "West Side Story"

The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical with an unforgettable score and highly charged dance numbers.

March 13 - March 29, 2009 ... Thu. 7pm, Fri. & Sat. 8pm, Sun. 2pm
Where: Civic Theater at Marian College

Shakespeare’s classic “Romeo and Juliet” is transported to modern-day New York City as two young idealistic lovers are caught between warring street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. American Tony and Puerto Rican Maria find love despite the explosive tensions between their families and friends. Their passionate romance grows while hostility mounts between the rival gangs. The young lovers, trapped on opposite sides of the turf war, struggle to survive in a world of hate, violence and prejudice. Tony’s best friend Riff of the Jets and Maria’s brother Bernardo of the Sharks lead their respective gangs into a battle that ends in tragedy.

SINGLE TICKETS: Tickets $32 (Fri.-Sun.), $25 (Thu.) Buy Here

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