‘West Side Story’ show closes season in Antalya
The closing show of the musical will be performed on Feb. 16 and 19.The Antalya State Opera and Ballet is preparing to drop the curtain one last time on this season’s run of the classic Broadway musical “West Side Story” after hosting multiple sold-out shows.
The musical is based on Arthur Laurents’ novel by the same name, which was inspired by William Shakespeare’s “Romeo and Juliet.” It will be performed for the last few times Feb. 16 and Feb. 19 at Haşim İşcan Culture and Arts Center.
Tickets for the show have continually sold out since the performance’s opening day and the theater company will put the hit show to bed with a worthy celebration. “West Side Story” focuses on the idea of the American Dream and social and economic problems impacting America’s immigrant society.
The closing performances will take place Feb. 16 at 4 p.m. and Feb. 19 at 8 p.m.