Directed by Bill Berry and produced in association with Spectrum Dance Theatre, this devoted recreation of a Broadway masterpiece is transcendent storytelling at its finest. When West Side Story opened on Broadway in 1957 it revolutionized the musical theater art form). It has since had four revivals, three national tours and a best-selling film adaptation. The 5th Avenue Theatre is calling on the full breadth and depth of its artistic resources to stage an unforgettable production of West Side Story. This is musical theater as only The 5th can do it: with a cast of 40 of the finest performers in Seattle, a 25-piece orchestra and the highest levels of talent and artistic dedication bar none.