Followed by a Q&A with Stephen Langridge, Artistic Director at Glyndebourne
This romantic musical update of 'Romeo and Juliet' won ten Oscars. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and the two lovers who cross battle lines has captivated audiences for four decades. The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons.
'It's impossible to begrudge the vertiginous energy and feeling that make this one of the great American musicals, and one radically told through dance' - Tim Robey, Telegraph