February
26

Branson High School Performing Arts gave their premier performance of its production of “West Side Story” on Feb. 25. The musical is a love story set in the 1950’s focusing on the rivalry between two teenage street gangs of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds.  The original production opened on Broadway in 1957.

Remaining scheduled performances of West Side Story include February 26 and 27 at 7 p.m. and a matinee on February 28 at 2 p.m.  All tickets are $6 and may be purchased at the door on the date of the performance.  Tickets may be reserved by sending an e-mail to the following address: corbind@branson.k12.mo.us Reserved tickets may be picked up at the door prior to the performance.

West Side Story is under the direction of Debbie Corbin (drama), Billy Gowers (chorus) and John Kerley (orchestra).

Editors Note: Saw the opening performance. These kids and everyone involved with the show have worked real hard and put in lots of hours and it shows. This is wonderful entertainment. Don’t miss it.

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