6/27/2018, 9:16pm

Review: The Guthrie Theater’s dynamic depiction of “West Side Story”

When it came to "West Side Story," Joseph Haj and the Guthrie Theater production team found the key to developing their retelling of the classic musical in the opening lines of the script’s stage directions. Playwright Arthur Laurents describes the typically-staged-as-white Jets' opposition to the Puerto Rican Sharks as “an anthology of what is called ‘American.’”