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We’re only days away from our spectacular Christmas production of West Side Story opens at Curve, we’ve put together a Spotify playlist to celebrate!
Featuring the shows timeless score including America, I Feel Pretty, Tonight and Something’s Coming, we’ve also included musical theatre favourites from our wonderful company’s credits.
- America – West Side Story – Performed by Betty Wand, George Chakiris, Johnny Green, Suzie Kaye
Bold, punchy and bound to stick in your head! Telling the important tale of life in Puerto Rico and the positive qualities of life in America.
- I Feel Pretty – West Side Story – Performed by Joanne Miya, Johnny Green, Marni Nixon, Suzie Kaye, Yvonne Othon
Celebrate Maria’s newfound confidence and belief in a happy ending.
- Tonight – West Side Story – Performed by Matt Cavenaugh, Josefina Scaglione
The ultimate love duet between Tony and Maria!
- Something’s Coming – West Side Story – Performed by Matt Cavenaugh
Look for a better future away from the Jets with Tony’s solo.
- White Christmas – White Christmas – Performed by Bing Crosby, John Scott Trotter & his orchestra
Possibly the most famous festive song, and yes, you can sing it in November! From our previous Christmas production directed by our Artistic Director, Nikolai Foster. Don’t miss White Christmas at the Dominion Theatre until Sat 4 Jan.
- We Go Together – Grease – Performed by John Travolta, Olivia Newton-John
If you joined us for our Made at Curve production of Grease, you’ll recognise familiar faces in West Side Story! Darren Bennett played Vince Fontaine and joins West Side Story as Detective Lieutenant Schrank, with Jonathan Hermosa-Lopez as Bernardo and the Grease ensemble as Chino (Damian Buhagiar), A-Rab (Ryan Anderson), Consuelo (Abigail Climer), Graziella (Thea Bunting) and Big Deal (Dale White).
Enjoy this dance favourite!
- Freeze Your Brain – Heathers the Musical – Performed by Jamie Muscato, Carrie Hope Fletcher. Contains explicit language!
Our Tony, Jamie Muscato, starred in West-End hit Heathers in 2018 as antagonist J.D. Find out how J.D is always on the move and his virtues for slurping on frozen soda to numb his grief.
- Naughty – Matilda the Musical – Performed by Matilda the Musical Original Cast
West Side Story choreographer Ellen Kane is Worldwide Associate Choreographer on the RSC‘s Matilda The Musical which came to Curve in 2018. Discover the importance of being a little bit naughty!
- Memory – Cats – Performed by “Cats” 1981 Original London Cast
Ellen is also Movement and Dance Supervisor for the upcoming Cats film! Listen to the iconic song from the Olivier and Tony-Award winning musical.
- Stuck – Groundhog Day – Performed by Andy Karl
Ellen was also nominated for both an Olivier and Tony Award for her choreography on Groundhog Day, the musical comedy with music and lyrics by Tim Michin. Be swooped into a time loop of a never-ending repeating day with a Pittsburgh TV weatherman.