'West Side Story' is returning to Broadway in an innovative new production

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EW.com—Some very big news in the musical theater world: West Side Story is returning to Broadway. A new production of the iconic Stephen Sondheim has been confirmed for a February 2020 opening, with famed director Ivo van Hove attached to direct. In addition, for the first time ever in the U.S., West Side Story will feature all-new choreography, by the widely acclaimed Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. The project marks something of a departure for van Hove, who is known for his innovative revivals of such...

‘West Side Story’ Returning To Broadway; Director Ivo Van Hove Will Stage Revival. Director Ivo van Hove will stage a major new production of West Side Story for Broadway next season, with new choreography by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. The revival, produced by Scott Rudin, will begin performances December 10, 2019, with an official opening night of February 6, 2020, at a theater to be announced. "This is Ivo van Hove's first Broadway musical,” said Stephen Sondheim, the classic musical’s lyricist, “and I'm eager to see what he does with it. What keeps…