West Side Story - National Tour

The classic American musical returns to the stage.

From Soccer to Stage, Addison Reid Coe Tells How He Became Tony in West Side Story on Tour

West Side Story will soon be winning hearts at Clowes Memorial Hall from June 4 through June 9. But before you head over to see Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim’s romantic musical, get to know the cast behind the classic story. Addison Reid Coe plays the Tony, the passionate young man who falls for the beautiful Maria at first sight. The actor sat down to talk about Tony and Maria’s powerful story and why seeing West Side Story on stage is better than watching the film version. Click the video below to hear what Coe had to say about Tony’s “young mid-life crisis” and how being cut from the high school soccer team led to his career in theater.

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