The cast includes: 18-year-old Morgan Hernandez, currently studying at the Boston Conservatory, who will make her New York debut as Maria. Bianca Marroquín (Chicago, In The Heights) as Anita, Donald Jones, Jr.,Bernardo; Manuel Stark, Riff; Chuck Cooper, Doc/Krupke; Peter Gereky, Schrank; Alex Aquilino, Nibbles; Kaitlyn Benzant, Shark Girl 8*; Angel Blanco, Toro; Olutayo Bosede, Gee-Tar; Kendall Carter, Margarita*; Ariana Crowder, Indio; Karli Dinardo, Graziella; Zack Everhart, Mouthpiece; Emanuel Figueroa, Big Deal*; Hannah Florence, Francisca Alexis Garcia, Clarice*; Fabian Garcia, Tiger*; Sebastian Garcia, Moose*; Damon J. Gillespie, Chino; Reyna Guerra, Pauline*; Anijah Lezama, Estella*; Sam Lips, Action; Alexa Maetta, Anybodys*; Robin Masella, Velma; Raymond Joel Matsamura, A-Rab; Melissa Hunter McCann, Teresita; Dashi Mitchell, Pepe; Emilio Ramos, Baby John; Julian Ramos, Luis; Hallie Richardson, Shark Girl 9*; Sydney Richardson, Jet Girl 9*; Alex Ringler, Diesel; Jillian Schear, Jet Girl 8*; Sherisse Springer, Minnie; Clay Thomsom, Snowboy; James Tolbert, Juano; Martina Viadana, Shark Girl 7*; Jessica Walker, Consuelo; Michelle West, Rosalia; Ricardo Zayas, Anxious; and Daniella Zunic, Jet Girl 7*.
The production will be directed by Amanda Dehnert, and Marin Alsop, a protégé of Leonard Bernstein’s is the musical director and conductor.
Jerome Robbins’ original choreography (reset by Julio Monge), will be joined by new choreography in select parts of the show created by Sean Cheesman (“So You Think You Can Dance”).
Tickets, priced $25-$65, are now available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, or by phoning (212) 247-7800, or by visiting carnegiehall.org. A limited number of $10 student tickets are also available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office only.