Wiener Konzerthaus

West Side Story

Volksoper Vienna exterior view, the facade is painted with the lettering Volksoper in blue color
© Barbara Pálffy / Volksoper Wien
Volksoper Vienna exterior view, the facade is painted with the lettering Volksoper in blue color

In deutscher und englischer Sprache mit Übertiteln

Premiere: January 27, 2024

Stage direction: Lotte de Beer
Conductor: Ben Glassberg
Choreography: Bryan AriasJ

ust as William Shakespeares’ Romeo and Juliet are born into rival families, Maria and Tony are linked to rival gangs. Tony is a Jet, a gang of white American youths led by his best friend Riff. Maria’s brother Bernardo is the leader of the Sharks, a gang of Puerto Rican immigrants. Maria and Tony fall in love, the gangs fight, Tony happens to kill Maria’s brother. Maria, who still loves Tony, agrees to elope with him. But Tony receives a fake message saying that Maria is dead ...

Venue

Vienna Volksoper

Währinger Straße 78
1090 Wien

Current Dates

  • Sun. 25 Feb 2024, 6 p.m.
  • Wed. 28 Feb 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Fri. 01 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Mon. 04 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Fri. 08 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Wed. 13 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Fri. 15 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Mon. 18 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Thu. 21 Mar 2024, 7 p.m.
  • Sun. 24 Mar 2024, 4:30 p.m.