West Side Story Lookbook

The immortal music theatre piece West Side Story has opened at Sydney’s pop-up outdoor theatre as Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour’s presentation for 2019.

With lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein and choreography by Jerome Robbins this is a classic, based on the story of Romeo and Juliet but which resonates true today, as it has throughout the centuries. Conducted by Guy Simpson and featuring Julie Lea Goodwin as Maria and Alexander Lewis as Tony, the vibrant production is on till 21 April, 2019. Scroll down to see all six images.

Alexander Lewis as Tony and Julie Lea Goodwin as Maria in Opera Australia's 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Keith Saunders

Alexander Lewis as Tony and Julie Lea Goodwin as Maria in Opera Australia’s 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story.Photo credit: Keith Saunders

Jets in Opera Australia's 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Jets in Opera Australia’s 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story.
Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva as Bernardo and Karli Dinardo as Anita in Opera Australia's 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva as Bernardo and Karli Dinardo as Anita in Opera Australia’s 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Karli Dinardo as Anita in Opera Australia's 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Karli Dinardo as Anita in Opera Australia’s 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story.Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Scott Irwin as LT. Schrank, David Whitney as Doc and Jets in Opera Australia's 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Scott Irwin as LT. Schrank, David Whitney as Doc and Jets in Opera Australia’s 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story.Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva as Bernardo in Opera Australia's 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story. Photo credit: Prudence Upton

Waldemar Quinones-Villanueva as Bernardo in Opera Australia’s 2019 Handa Opera on Sydney Harbour — West Side Story.Photo credit: Prudence Upton

 
Posted on March 25, 2019 @ 17.17
 

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