West Side Story... a joint production between Christ’s College and Rangi Ruru Girls’ School.
In a sweltering New York summer, the boys from the Upper West Side are on the prowl. Ready to explode at any moment, they dance with their girls, the air vibrating with the rhythms of mambo, rock ‘n’ roll and jazz. The beats belong to two enemy street gangs – the Jets and the Sharks – ruling the immigrant quarter … and a clash is imminent.
The Jets, first generation New Yorkers, are fighting the new arrivals from Puerto Rico, the Sharks, for domination of the local streets. Among them, Tony, a Jet, and Maria, sister to the leader of the Sharks, fall in love.
Let us take you there…