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Opening Night of West Side Story: The Red Carpet Brings Julie Taymor, Ato Blankson-Wood and More Part 2

Opening Night of West Side Story: The Red Carpet Brings Julie Taymor, Ato Blankson-Wood and More Part 2

The opening night of the Broadway revival of West Side Story, brought out a starry line-up. For Part 1 click here.

The opening also brought about 100 protesters organized by 19 year-old Megan Rubin, who started a Change.org petition signed by more than 50,000. They who picketed along with Ballerina Alexandra Waterbury who accused Amar Ramasar and several others in a civil suit of trading explicit photos and videos of female ballerinas while they were with the New York City Ballet. Ramasar, is playing Sharks gang leader Bernardo and they want him fired.

Producer Scott Rudin is not planning to replace Ramasar.

Leon Rothenberg and Sarna Lapine
Leon Rothenberg and Sarna Lapine
Chalia La Tour
Chalia La Tour
Ato Blankson-Wood
Ato Blankson-Wood
Michael Benjamin Washington
Michael Benjamin Washington
Julie Taymor
Brigette Lundy-Paine and guest
Brigette Lundy-Paine and guest
Ato Essandoh and guest
Ato Essandoh and guest

If you know the names of the people we have left lank e-mail us at suzanna@t2conline.com to let us know.

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