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Cast List Announced for Carnegie Hall’s ‘West Side Story’ with Skylar Astin & Morgan Hernandez

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com on Feb 19, 2016 06:39 AM EST

West Side Story is coming to Knockdown Center this March for a special three night concert performance presented by Carnegie Hall. today announced the full cast for its upcoming production of West Side Story. The performance will be directed by Amanda Dehnert. Marin Alsop serves as conductor and music director. The cast includes Skylar Astin (Spring Awakening) as Tony and Morgan Hernandez as Maria. The show will also feature 14 high school students from New York and New Jersey, as well as a choir of nearly 200 students from all five New York Burroughs as part of the Somewhere Project.

The complete cast list for Carnegie Hall’s upcoming performance of West Side Story will include 14 high school students from New York and New Jersey in addition to the professional performers. A choir of nearly 200 teens from 25 high schools in New York City will join the cast“Somewhere,” the “Tonight Quintet,” “One Hand, One Heart,” “I Feel Pretty,” and the “Jet Song,” with arrangements specially created for this production by Thomas Cabaniss.

West Side Story takes to Carnegie Hall on March 4, 5, and 6. Tickets range from $25–$65. For more information you can call Carnegie Charge at 212-247-7800.

The official full cast list for West Side Story is provided via a press release with teenage cast members noted by

                                                                        Skylar Astin, Tony

                                                                        Bianca Marroquín, Anita

                                                                        Donald Jones, Jr., Bernardo

                                                                        Manny Stark, Riff

                                                                        Featuring

                                                                        Chuck Cooper, Doc/Krupke

                                                                        Peter Gerety, Schrank

                                                                        Introducing Morgan Hernandez, Maria

                                                                        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 Thomson, Snowboy

                                                                        James Tolbert, Juano

                                                                        Martina Viadana, Shark Girl 7*

                                                                        Jessica Walker, Consuelo

                                                                        Michelle West, Rosalia

                                                                        Ricardo Zayas, Anxious

                                                                        Daniella Zunic, Jet Girl 7*

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