IU Jacobs School of Music

  • Musical Arts Center
  • 101 N. Jordan Ave
  • Bloomington, IN 47405
  • (812) 855-1583
Featuring the Musical Arts Center with an acoustically refined auditorium and stage with technical capabilities unequalled by any other university in the nation, the world class Jacobs School of Music presents opera, ballet and musical performances throughout the year. Many concerts and performances also take place in Simon Music Center, adjacent to the MAC. The Simon Music Center is where Auer Hall and Ford-Crawford Hall are located. All Jacobs School of Music performances are open to the public and many are free.
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Concert Band and Symphonic Band

  • September 26, 2017
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Concert Band and Symphonic Band Conductors Jason H. Nam (Concert Band) Eric M. Smedley (Symphonic Band) Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Baroque Orchestra

  • September 27, 2017
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Baroque Orchestra Stanley Ritchie , director Repertoire to be announced Learn more

New Music Ensemble

  • September 28, 2017
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New Music Ensemble David Dzubay , director Ken Ueno , guest composer and singer Repertoire Ueno : The Four Contemplations for strings, extended vocalist, and 22 portable mp3... Learn more

Dances for Two

  • Dates vary between September 29, 2017 - September 30, 2017
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Allegro Brillante • George Balanchine Joyous, brilliant, and justifiably famous, Balanchine called this bravura masterpiece "everything I know about ballet in thirteen minutes." Created for America's legendary prima ballerina Maria Tallchief, the ballet is set to Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky's... Learn more

Fall Ballet - Dances for Two

  • September 29, 2017 - September 30, 2017
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Allegro Brillante • George Balanchine Joyous, brilliant, and justifiably famous, Balanchine called this bravura masterpiece “everything I know about ballet in thirteen minutes.” Created for America’s legendary prima ballerina Maria Tallchief, the ballet is set to Peter... Learn more

Conductors Chorus

  • September 30, 2017
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Conductors Chorus Joshua Harper*, conductor * Doctoral Recital Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Fall Ballet - Dances for Two

  • September 30, 2017
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Allegro Brillante • George Balanchine Joyous, brilliant, and justifiably famous, Balanchine called this bravura masterpiece “everything I know about ballet in thirteen minutes.” Created for America’s legendary prima ballerina Maria Tallchief, the ballet is set to Peter... Learn more

Wolfgang Brendel, baritone; Louis Lohraseb, piano

  • September 30, 2017
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Faculty/Student Recital Wolfgang Brendel , baritone Louis Lohraseb , piano Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Carl Lenthe, trombone; Otis Murphy, saxophone

  • October 1, 2017
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Faculty Recital Carl Lenthe , trombone Otis Murphy , saxophone Repertoire and additional performers to be announced Learn more

Jazz Ensemble

  • October 2, 2017
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MAC Lobby Concert will take place before the Jazz Ensemble in the MAC Lobby. Learn more

Wind Ensemble

  • October 3, 2017
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Wind Ensemble Stephen W. Pratt , conductor Repertoire to be announced Learn more

L'étoile

  • Dates vary between October 13, 2017 - October 21, 2017
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Get ready for a frothy French farce starring the inimitable King Ouf, who's one wild and crazy guy. He's actively engaged in his favorite birthday pastime: finding some poor local to execute for being uncomplimentary about his government! Enter poor Lazuli, a travelling salesman... Learn more

L’ÉTOILE – by Emmanuel Chabrier

  • Dates vary between October 14, 2017 - October 21, 2017
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Get ready for a frothy French farce starring the inimitable King Ouf, who’s one wild and crazy guy. He’s actively engaged in his favorite birthday pastime: finding some poor local to execute for being uncomplimentary about his government! Enter poor... Learn more

Concentus - Presented by the Historical Performance Institute

  • October 15, 2017
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Concentus A concert of vocal and instrumental music presented by the Historical Performance Institute Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Jazz Ensemble

  • October 16, 2017
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MAC Lobby Concert will take place before the Jazz Ensemble in the MAC Lobby. Learn more

Organ Studio Recital - A Tribute to Petr Eben (1929 - 2007)

  • October 16, 2017
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Students of Janette Fishell Learn more

Hot Tuesdays - Jazz Combos

  • October 17, 2017
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Hot Tuesdays Learn more

Symphonic Band - Sean C. Phelan, conductor

  • October 18, 2017
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Symphonic Band Sean C. Phelan *, conductor * Master’s Recital Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Symphony Orchestra

  • October 18, 2017
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Symphony Orchestra Thomas Wilkins , conductor Repertoire Berlioz: Symphonie fantastique, Op. 14 Additional repertoire to be announced Learn more

Singing Hoosiers

  • October 21, 2017
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Singing Hoosiers 68th Anniversary Season Fall Preview Chris Albanese , director About the Director Chris Albanese is assistant professor of choral... Learn more

Singing Hoosiers - 68th Anniversary Season Fall Preview

  • October 21, 2017
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Singing Hoosiers 68th Anniversary Season Fall Preview Chris Albanese , director About the Director Chris Albanese is assistant professor of choral... Learn more

Concert Orchestra

  • October 22, 2017
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Concert Orchestra David Neely , guest conductor Repertoire Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 6 in B Minor, Op. 74 (“Pathétique”) Additional repertoire to be announced Learn more

Jazz Ensemble

  • October 23, 2017
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MAC Lobby Concert will take place before the Jazz Ensemble in the MAC Lobby. Learn more

The Wisconsin Brass Quintet

  • October 23, 2017
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Guest Master Class The Wisconsin Brass Quintet Matthew Onstad, trumpet John Aley, trumpet Daniel Grabois, horn Mark Hetzler, trombone Tom Curry, tuba Learn more

The Wisconsin Brass Quintet

  • October 23, 2017
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Guest Chamber Music Recital The Wisconsin Brass Quintet John Aley, trumpet Matthew Onstad, trumpet Daniel Grabois, horn Mark Hetzler, trombone Tom Curry, tuba Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Hot Tuesdays - Jazz Combos

  • October 24, 2017
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Hot Tuesday - Jazz Combos Learn more

University Orchestra

  • October 25, 2017
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University Orchestra Mark Russell Smith , guest conductor Repertoire Beethoven: Overture to “Leonore” No. 3, Op. 72b Wagner: Excerpts from Act III of “Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg”... Learn more

New Music Ensemble - David Dzubay, director

  • October 26, 2017
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New Music Ensemble A Five Friends Master Class Series Concert – Honoring Robert Samels David Dzubay , director Augusta Read Thomas , guest composer Jeff Nelsen , horn ... Learn more

Baroque Orchestra

  • October 27, 2017
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Baroque Orchestra Stanley Ritchie , director Repertoire to be announced About the Director Stanley Ritchie has directed and appeared as soloist with many period instrument... Learn more

Iliana Matos, guitar

  • October 28, 2017
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8th Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition Guest Recital Iliana Matos , guitar Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Kathleen McLean, bassoon

  • October 28, 2017
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Faculty Recital Kathleen McLean , bassoon Additional performers and repertoire to be announced Learn more

Fabio Zanon, guitar

  • October 29, 2017
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8th Indiana International Guitar Festival and Competition Guest Recital Fabio Zanon , guitar Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Percussion Ensemble

  • October 29, 2017
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Percussion Ensemble John Tafoya and Kevin Bobo , directors Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Jazz Ensemble

  • October 30, 2017
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MAC Lobby Concert will take place before the Jazz Ensemble in the MAC Lobby. Learn more

Roger Roe, oboe/english Horn; Jeff Nelsen, horn; R. Kent Cook, guest piano

  • October 30, 2017
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Faculty/Guest Recital Roger Roe , oboe/English horn Jeff Nelsen , horn R. Kent Cook , alumnus guest piano Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Hot Tuesdays - Jazz Combo

  • October 31, 2017
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Hot Tuesdays Learn more

Chamber Music Recital

  • November 1, 2017
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Students of the Historical Performance Institute Learn more

Trombone Choir

  • November 2, 2017
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Trombone Choir Carl Lenthe , director Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Jazz Voice Ensemble

  • November 4, 2017
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An evening of music for jazz voice. Tierney Sutton leads the Circle Singing Ensemble , an a cappella group creating improvised music in the tradition of Bobby McFerrin’s Voicestra, and the Art of the Song Ensembles , showcasing vocal soloists... Learn more

Percussion Ensemble

  • November 5, 2017
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Percussion Ensemble John Tafoya and Kevin Bobo , directors Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Sundays in Auer

  • November 5, 2017
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Faculty Chamber Music Recital Learn more

Chamber Music Recital

  • November 6, 2017
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Students of the Historical Performance Institute Learn more

Harp Ensemble

  • November 6, 2017
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Elzbieta Szmyt , director Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Jazz @ the Waldron: Supersax Ensemble

  • November 6, 2017
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Jazz @ the Waldron Supersax Ensemble Tom Walsh , director Featuring the Plummer Jazz Sextet – Walter Smith III , director Learn more

Hot Tuesdays - Jazz Combos

  • November 7, 2017
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Hot Tuesdays Learn more

Wind Ensemble

  • November 7, 2017
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Wind Ensemble Stephen W. Pratt , conductor Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Chamber Orchestra

  • November 8, 2017
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Chamber Orchestra Jorja Fleezanis , leader Repertoire W. A. Mozart: Overture to “Le nozze di Figaro” (1786) Britten: Prelude and Fugue for 18 strings, Op. 29 (1943) ... Learn more

Salón Latino Chamber Music Series

  • November 9, 2017
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Salón Latino Chamber Music Series “Brazilian Contemporary Music” – Hosted by Marcos Lucas * * Visiting Fulbright Chair in Music Repertoire and performers to be announced Learn more

It's a Wonderful Life

  • Dates vary between November 10, 2017 - November 17, 2017
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Frank Capra's iconic film has found a new voice! Jake Heggie, of Dead Man Walking fame, brings the evergreen favorite to the stage with an eye-popping production and some fascinating new twists. Driving the plot is Clara—an upwardly mobile angel intent on earning her "first-class"... Learn more

It's a Wonderful Life - by Jake Heggie & Gene Scheer

  • Dates vary between November 10, 2017 - November 17, 2017
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Frank Capra’s iconic film has found a new voice! Jake Heggie, of Dead Man Walking fame, brings the evergreen favorite to the stage with an eye-popping production and some fascinating new twists. Driving the plot is Clara—an upwardly mobile angel... Learn more

Conductors Chorus

  • November 11, 2017
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Conductors Chorus Daan Bee Kim* and Jonathan Palmer*, conductors * Master’s Recital Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Guitar Ensemble

  • November 11, 2017
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Daniel Duarte , director Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Guitar Ensemble

  • November 11, 2017
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Guitar Ensemble Daniel Duarte , director Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Concert Orchestra

  • November 12, 2017
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Concert Orchestra Thomas Wilkins , conductor Piano soloist to be announced Repertoire Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 1 in C Major, Op. 15 Brahms: Symphony No. 3 in F Major,... Learn more

Katherine Jolly, soprano

  • November 12, 2017
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Faculty Recital Katherine Jolly , soprano Repertoire and additional performers to be announced Learn more

Jazz @ the BCT: Latin Jazz Ensemble

  • November 13, 2017
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Featuring directors Michael Spiro and Wayne Wallace Learn more

Concert Band and Symphonic Band

  • November 14, 2017
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Conductors Jason H. Nam (Concert Band) Eric M. Smedley with Emily F. Rodeck (Symphonic Band) Enjoy this performance from anywhere in the world via href="http://music.indiana.edu/iumusiclive/streaming/"... Learn more

Concert Band and Symphonic Band

  • November 14, 2017
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Concert Band and Symphonic Band Conductors Jason H. Nam (Concert Band) Eric M. Smedley (Symphonic Band) Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Oratorio Chorus & Philharmonic Orchestra

  • November 15, 2017
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Oratorio Chorus & Philharmonic Orchestra Krzysztof Penderecki , guest conductor & composer Oratorio Chorus, Dominick DiOrio, director IU Children's Choir, Brent Gault,... Learn more

Katie Dukes, soprano; Michael Walker, horn; Kimberly Carballo, piano

  • November 27, 2017
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Faculty/Guest Recital Katie Dukes , soprano (guest artist) Michael Walker , horn (alumnus guest artist) Kimberly Carballo , piano Repertoire to be announced Learn more

New Voices Opera – Fifth Annual Fall Exhibition

  • November 27, 2017
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Opera Excerpts Newly Composed and Performed by Students of the Jacobs School of Music Learn more

All-Campus Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos

  • November 28, 2017
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All-Campus Jazz Ensemble & Jazz Combos Learn more

Concentus

  • November 29, 2017
  • 812-855-9846

Concentus A concert of vocal and instrumental music presented by the Historical Performance Institute Repertoire to be announced Learn more

New Music Ensemble

  • November 30, 2017
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New Music Ensemble David Dzubay , director David Heuser , alumnus guest composer Bruce Reiprich , guest composer Vera Quartet * Pedro Rodríguez Rodríguez, violin Patricia Quintero... Learn more

The Nutcracker

  • Dates vary between November 30, 2017 - December 3, 2017
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Sparkle & Joy! The Sugar Plum Fairy and dancing snowflakes...the handsome prince and toys that spring to life on Christmas Eve...a mysterious nutcracker doll that makes a little girl's holiday dreams come true! Bring the family and enjoy "the beguiling sets and costumes in... Learn more

Latin American Ensemble

  • December 1, 2017
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Latin American Ensemble Joe Galvin , director Presented by the Latin American Music Center Repertoire to be announced Learn more

The Nutcracker - Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

  • Dates vary between December 1, 2017 - December 2, 2017
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Sparkle & Joy! The Sugar Plum Fairy and dancing snowflakes…the handsome prince and toys that spring to life on Christmas Eve…a mysterious nutcracker doll that makes a little girl’s holiday dreams come true! Bring the family and enjoy “the beguiling... Learn more

Afro-Cuban Folkloric Ensemble

  • December 3, 2017
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Michael Spiro , director Learn more

All-Campus Chorus

  • December 3, 2017
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All-Campus Chorus Learn more

Computer Music and Video Recital

  • December 3, 2017
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Center for Electronic and Computer Music Featuring directors John Gibson and Jeffrey Hass Learn more

The Nutcracker - Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky

  • Dates vary between December 3, 2017 - December 3, 2017
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Sparkle & Joy! The Sugar Plum Fairy and dancing snowflakes…the handsome prince and toys that spring to life on Christmas Eve…a mysterious nutcracker doll that makes a little girl’s holiday dreams come true! Bring the family and enjoy “the beguiling... Learn more

All-Campus Orcehstra

  • December 4, 2017
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David Jang , conductor Repertoire to be announced Learn more

All-Campus Band

  • December 5, 2017
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Jennifer K. Bollero and Emily F. Rodeck , conductors Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Baroque Orchestra

  • December 6, 2017
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Baroque Orchestra Stanley Ritchie , director Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Concert Orchestra

  • December 6, 2017
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Concert Orchestra David Dzubay , conductor Featuring a new work for orchestra Repertoire to be announced Learn more

Ariadne Auf Naxos - Richard Strauss

  • Dates vary between February 3, 2018 - February 10, 2018
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Imagine the Cubs and the Colts playing on the same field at the same time and participating in each other’s game! Slightly confusing—but highly amusing, which is just what Vienna’s richest man has in mind for his party! He’s hired a serious opera company... Learn more

Lucia di Lammermoor

  • Dates vary between February 24, 2018 - March 3, 2018
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Passion, hate, lies, treachery, vengeance—here is tragedy at its darkest and grand opera at its most powerful. Their clans have been bitter enemies for centuries—but Lucia of Lammermoor is desperate to marry her beloved Edgardo of Ravenswood, and her nefarious... Learn more

Spring Ballet - America Dances

  • March 24, 2018
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La Source • George Balanchine With evocative music by Léo Delibes, “ La source is one of life’s small pleasures...the choreography looks the way many dancegoers think nineteenth-century ballets must have looked…with the choreography emphasizing steps for... Learn more

Spring Ballet - America Dances

  • Dates vary between March 24, 2018 - March 24, 2018
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La Source • George Balanchine With evocative music by Léo Delibes, “ La source is one of life’s small pleasures...the choreography looks the way many dancegoers think nineteenth-century ballets must have looked…with the choreography emphasizing steps for... Learn more

West Side Story

  • Dates vary between April 7, 2018 - April 14, 2018
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“The radioactive fallout from West Side Story must still be descending on Broadway this morning.” That was the New York Daily News headline after the explosive 1957 premiere of the show that would change the face of musicals forever. The magic still... Learn more

West Side Story

  • April 8, 2018
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“The radioactive fallout from West Side Story must still be descending on Broadway this morning.” That was the New York Daily News headline after the explosive 1957 premiere of the show that would change the face of musicals forever. The magic still... Learn more