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The University of Sussex Musical Theatre Society presents West Side Story, an adaptation of Romeo and Juliet set in 1950s New York. The Jets are a gang of young Americans, whose rising tensions with the Puerto Rican gang The Sharks, starts to cause issues in the neighbourhood. Aggressions rise when Tony and Maria, two lovers on either side of the conflict, start a secret relationship leading to violence between the rival gangs.

The Sussex Musical Theatre Society is a student run society that has brought a variety of musicals to life in the last 25 years. In this production they are joined by Sussex Societies, Swing Dance, Show Choir and Folk Society who will perform pre-shows ahead of various performances.

Sussex Musical Theatre Society brings you a striking take on this classic musical.

Director: Andrew Crouch

Assistant Director: Lily Oliver-Cork

Producer: Sarah Kingsmill

Musical Director: Ellen Oxenham

Vocal Coach: Ellen Oxenham

Choreography: Erin Knox-Macaulay and Emily Hawes

Creative Directors: Eleanor Parker-Harbord and Jonathan O’Grady

Production Manager: Malcolm Tam

This amateur production is presented by arrangement with Music Theatre International (Europe) all authorised performance materials are also supplied by MTI Europe.

General Information

Guests with Mobility Impairments

Guests who use a wheelchair or experience mobility impairments are asked to call the box office on 01273 678822 or email so that we can assist you to find the best seat to suit your requirements.

Box Office Opening Times

The box office (phone line and drop-in service) is open from 10am to 4pm, Mondays to Fridays. The box office is also open one hour before the advertised show start time.

Dates & Times

  • Wednesday 29 March, 2017
    7:30pm – 10:15pm
  • Thursday 30 March, 2017
    7:30pm – 10:15pm
  • Friday 31 March, 2017
    7:30pm – 10:15pm
  • Saturday 01 April, 2017
    1:30pm – 4:15pm , 7:30pm – 10:15pm


  • 29th March - Standard
  • 29th March - Student
  • 30th, 31st March - Standard
  • 30th, 31st March - Student
  • 1st April (matinee) - Standard
  • 1st April (matinee) - Student
  • 1st April (evening) - Standard
  • 1st April (evening) - Student
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SMuTS: West Side Story
Wednesday 29 March  – Saturday 01 April

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