West Side Story Suite

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This article is about Robbins' 1995 ballet suite. For the original 1957 musical, see West Side Story (musical). For other uses, see West Side Story (disambiguation).

West Side Story Suite is a ballet made by New York City Ballet balletmaster Jerome Robbins to the 1957 music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim and extracted from the eponymous musical which he had choreographed, with scenery by Oliver Smith, costumes by Irene Sharaff and lighting by Jennifer Tipton. The premiere took place at New York State Theater on Thursday, May 18th, 1995. Nikolaj Hübbe and Jock Soto, both members of the original cast, as well as Peter Boal all chose to include West Side Story Suite in their farewell performances at City Ballet.

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2008 Winter[edit]

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2008 SpringJerome Robbins celebration[edit]

2008 Summer tour to Paris[edit]

2008 Summer tour[edit]

2009 Winter[edit]

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2009 Fall tour to Japan[edit]

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2010 Winter[edit]

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  1. ^ a b c d e first time in rôle
  2. ^ NYC rôle debut

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