The fiftieth anniversary production of West Side Story, now playing Bristol, is a pleasure mostly for Jerome Robbin's recreated choreography and its blazing trio of leads.
As the last of the Christmas decorations come down and thought turn to the promises of the New Year, Kris Hallett looks at some of his theatrical highlights coming to the South West over the coming months.
With the last of the big shows up and running, now feels like a good time to look back at the highlights of a busy year for theatre in the Northwest. Here, some of our team select their best productions of the year. See if you agree with them.
West Side Story is about to spend Christmas at the Palace Theatre in Manchester. Here, we chat to Louis Maskell who plays Tony
Janie Phillips finds West Side Story in rude health in this "visually arresting" touring production at the Liverpool Empire.