Portland Opera, in association with Broadway Across America,  continues to provide our region with nationally touring Broadway productions. January 3rd-8th the touring company of West Side Story will perform at the Keller Auditorium.

The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life).

The original Jerome Robbins choreography is reproduced by Tony Award-nominee Joey McKneely (The Boy from Oz, The Life).

The Bernstein and Sondheim score to West Side Story is considered to be one of Broadway’s finest and features such classics of the American musical theatre as “Something’s Coming,” “Tonight,” “America,” “I Feel Pretty” and “Somewhere.” Tony Award-winning librettist Arthur Laurents’s Broadway direction is recreated for the tour by David Saint, the Associate Director on Broadway.

WEST SIDE STORY features scenic designs by James Youmans

WEST SIDE STORY features scenic designs by James Youmans

Currently in its 47th season, Portland Opera has established itself as a vibrant and vital part of the region’s cultural activity and identity.  With its commitment to producing operas that invigorate the future of the art form and are dramatically and vocally compelling, Portland Opera has earned a devoted public following throughout the state of Oregon and southwestern Washington.

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