West Side Story at Lyric Opera of Chicago

Sign up for this May 16th Trip!!!

Thursday, May 16th is our next Friends of The Library Trip.  We will depart at 12:15 pm and return at 5:30 pm. Seats are on the main floor and the cost of this wonderful opportunity is only $90 for members and $95 for non-members. This includes coach transportation to and from Lyric Oprah House from the library.

Broadway at Lyric continues with the timeless American musical, “West Side Story.” The iconic work by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim is a classic tale of forbidden love. “West Side Story,” which premiered in 1957, is one of Bernstein’s everlasting musical legacies that has touched generations. The musical masterpiece is packed with explosive and exuberant dance sequences as two rival gangs battle each other, while young lovers Tony and Maria persist in longing for “a place for us.” Bernstein’s music and Stephen Sondheim’s lyrics illuminate every scene, from the romance of “Maria” and “Tonight” to the sarcastic exultation of “America.”

Contact Joanne Neff at 708-422-4990 to register by Noon on Friday, April 26th.

Created by Emily Kenny on Apr 15th, 2019 @ 2:37 PM.
Updated on Apr 15th, 2019 @ 2:50 PM.