West Side Story

The 1957 musical “West Side Story” is one of the most iconic American musicals, but it rarely tours. The show is expensive to stage and demands a cast who can sing, act and dance like their lives depend on it. On Chicago Tonight at 7:00 pm, we go backstage alongside a pair of performers with local roots who are helping to take “West Side Story” on a tour across the country.

Check out the cast of “West Side Story” in action in the photo gallery below.

West Side Story

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Check out the following audio clips of songs from “West Side Story.

Dancing 2

“America”

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Maria and Tony 2

“Tonight”

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The stage version of “West Side Story” is playing at the Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago’s Loop, for eight performances a week through August 14.

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