West Side Story (JTF 20-Year Retrospective)


Play On Players was selected to perform a portion of West Side Story as part of the Broadway Junior Series 20-Year Retrospective at the 2016 Junior Theater Festival.







Performance Date


January 17th, 2016 at the Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, GA









West Side Story Video Excerpt


Performing for an audience of nearly 6,000!






Production Team


Artistic Director:Tim McDonald (iTheatrics)
Music Director:Haden Rider
Choreographer:Carly Berg
Costumes:Kawanna Martin










Cast of West Side Story High School Edition


Maria: Brooke Blackwell


Tony: Ryan Lynch


Riff: Alec Beard


Anita: Julia Veiga


Bernardo: Dean McKenzie


Anybodys: Halli Rider
Jets:Tucker Buffington, Jesse Hanks, Grant Key, Cameron Lineberry, Weylin Oliver, Jack Skeean

Jets' Girls:Miriam Chastain, Emily Combs, Katie Crabtree, Shari Garrett, Tess Luman, Halle MacPherson, Kristina Nash, Cat Peets, Kelsey Schulman, Annie Lesser, Catie Urquhart

Sharks:Dane Croxton, Jordan Garrett, Jonathan Ingram, Josiah Jackson, Jonathan Marciniak, Rockford Smith

Sharks' Girls:Cooper Ellis, Hanah Feinstein, Kealy Ford, Dani Heslin, Lauren Hill, Bailey MacPherson, Shannon Malone, Veronica Nash, Darian Payne, Manali Sunkara




Photo credits: Beth Luman www.lumanphotos.com