West Side Story

Original Broadway Production (1957; New York)

Opened 9/26/1957 at the Winter Garden Theatre for 732p (closed 6/27/1959)
Carol Lawrence and Larry Kert recreate "Tonight" as part of a tribute to the Winter Garden Theatre on the 1975 Tonys.
The original cast performs "Cool" on The Ed Sullivan Show on September 14th, 1958.
Rare film footage of Carol Lawrence and Larry Kert, the original Maria and Tony, singing "Maria" and "Tonight"

A collection of clips with audio added and synched to the silent video wherever possible.

Broadway Revival (1980; New York)

Opened 2/14/1980 at the Minskoff Theatre for 333p (closed 11/30/1980)

Debbie Allen and the girls dance the hell out of "America" on the 1980 Tony Awards. This is one for the history books!

The cast performs excerpts on Good Morning, America.

Excerpts from the 1980 Broadway revival, shot during the final weeks of the run.

Broadway Revival (2009; New York)

Opened 3/19/2009 at the Palace Theatre for 748p (closed 1/2/2011)
Karen Olivo and the girls perform "America" on Dancing with the Stars.

The company performs "Dance at the Gym" on the 2009 Tonys.

Karen Olivo and the cast perform "America" on Letterman.
Natalie Cortez and the ladies sing "America" on the 2009 Macy Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Other videos

Cher and Charo since "America" backed up by Cher's dancing boys.