July 23 - August 13, 2016
LTA starts the season with Broadway’s greatest musical of all time, West Side Story! This timeless piece features a Romeo and Juliet story on the gang-ridden streets of 1950’s New York, dominated by the Sharks and the Jets. Two teens from the warring gangs meet and fall in love, causing tension between their respective friends. Can the two lovers survive when hate and ignorance are unwilling to yield? Join LTA for a tribute to Leonard Bernstein’s magical score and the no-holds-barred reflection of social problems marking a turning point in American theatre.