From 15. September 2019

West Side Story

Based on an Idea by Jerome Robbins

Book by Arthur Laurents
Music by Leonard Bernstein
Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim

German version by Frank Thannhäuser and Nico Rabenald

The original production was directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins

The original Broadway production was produced by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince in agreement with Roger L. Stevens

- With German and English Surtitles -

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The success of WEST SIDE STORY – one of the most important, if not the most important works of American musical theatre – began as a new version of the Romeo-and-Juliet-motif, initially as a love-story between a Jewish girl and a Catholic boy. Bernstein had been working on this topic since 1949, but in the final stage version, which was premiered in New York in 1957, religion was replaced by issues of immigration: The Jets, a gang of US-born youngsters, are fighting the Sharks, a group of young Puerto Rican immigrants. Romeo-Tony loves Juliet-Maria, but they belong to opposing gangs. Tony is fatally shot by a Shark. In the face of his death, Maria finally prevails on the two groups to make peace. The music uses elements of jazz as well as the dance music that was current at the time, and borrows occasionally from the Italian opera style. Quite independently from their musical theatre context, the songs “Tonight”, “Maria”, “America”, “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere” have  become evergreens of not only popular American music, but of world music in general.  

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Cast

Riff  Lucas Baier
Action  Roy Goldman
Baby John  Paul Csitkovics (Termine)
Fin Holzwart (Termine)
Stefan Mosonyi (Termine)
Snowboy  Arvid Assarsson (Termine)
Fin Holzwart (Termine)
Big Deal  Denis Edelmann (Termine)
Fin Holzwart (Termine)
Diesel  Robert Lankester
Gee-Tar / Nibbles  Roberto Junior (Termine)
Fin Holzwart (Termine)
Graziella  Beatrice Reece (Termine)
Julia Anna Friess (Termine)
Marina Petkov (Termine)
Velma  Karina Kettenis (Termine)
Julia Anna Friess (Termine)
Clarice  Marina Petkov
Anybodys  Sybille Lambrich (Termine)
Beatrice Reece (Termine)
Maria  Marie Heeschen (Termine)
Sybille Lambrich (Termine)
Anita  Dorina Garuci (Termine)
Amani Robinson (Termine)
Chino  Reginald Holden Jennings (Termine)
Romeo Salazar (Termine)
Pepe  Domenico Poziello
Indio  Javier Ojeda Hernandez (Termine)
Diego Federico (Termine)
Rosalia  Kara Kemeny
Consuelo  Samantha Marie Senn
Teresita  Michelle Saget
Francisca  Marta Calandrino
Estella  Sharon Isabell Rupa
Doc  Josef Michael Linnek
Schrank  Daniel Berger
Krupke / Glad Hand  Stefan Viering (Termine)
Mark Weigel (Termine)
Statisterie  Statisterie des Theater Bonn
Orchester  Beethoven Orchester Bonn
Musikalische Leitung  Daniel Johannes Mayr (Termine)
Hermes Helfricht (Termine)
Inszenierung  Erik Petersen
Ausstattung  Dirk Hofacker
Choreografie  Sabine Arthold
Soundddesign  Stephan Mauel
Regieassistenz und Abendspielleitung  Rico Salathe
Studienleitung  Pauli Jämsä
Korrepetition  Miho Mach
Dance Captain  Marina Petkov
Inspizienz  Tilla Foljanty
Karsten Sandleben
Bühnenbildassistenz  Luisa Pahlke
Kostümassistenz  Dieter Hauber
Übertitel  Wolfram Kastorp
Julia Kluxen-Ayissi
Andreas Schütte
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