West Side Story Insider Posted 5/13/2019

Each spring, Lyric invites a group of 5-10 musical theater “superfans” to be Social Media Insiders. Last week, 10 lucky fans got the chance to live-tweet the final Dress Rehearsal of West Side Story and get an exclusive look behind-the-scenes.

Scroll down to experiece West Side Story through their eyes!

Audiences of all ages are raving about Lyric's production of West Side Story!





"Prologue"

















"Something's Coming"



Getting ready for the dance







"Dance at the Gym"







Love at first sight





"Maria"











"Tonight"





"America"







"Cool"











"One Hand One Heart"





"Tonight Quintet"











"The Rumble"



"I Feel Pretty"





"Somewhere"







"Gee, Officer Krupke"







"Finale"















Share your thoughts!

While you can’t live-tweet a regular performance, you can share your thoughts during intermission and after the show by tagging @LyricOpera and hashtag #LyricWSS on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. During your next visit, be sure to stop by our photo booth in the Rice Grand Foyer for a free souvenir photo and use our West Side Story geofilter on Snapchat! For a look at life as a “West Side Story Insider,” check out this blog post from Identically Unique and get your tickets before this hit musical closes June 2.

WEST SIDE STORY

West Side Story, the beloved Broadway musical masterpiece, is now onstage at Lyric. Seize your chance to see this critically acclaimed new production now. West Side Story at Lyric must close on June 2.

Production Sponsors

Lead Sponsor

THE NEGAUNEE FOUNDATION

Cosponsors

ANONYMOUS DONOR

RANDY L. AND MELVIN R. BERLIN

ROBERT S. AND SUSAN E. MORRISON

MRS HERBERT A. VANCE AND MR. AND MRS. WILLIAM C. VANCE


Northern Trust - LOGO

Major in-kind audio support provided by Shure Logo
A coproduction of Lyric Opera of Chicago, Houston Grand Opera, and Glimmerglass Festival.

"WEST SIDE STORY"

Based on a conception of JEROME ROBBINS

Book by ARTHUR LAURENTS
Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN
Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM

Entire Original Production Directed and Choreographed by JEROME ROBBINS

Originally Produced On Broadway by Robert E. Griffith and Harold S. Prince
By Arrangement with Roger L. Stevens