|  Help
It's more than a ticket.
Email This!Email This! Bookmark This! Bookmark This!
West Side Story
View other West Side Story Events >
Saturday, February 07, 2015 at 8:30 PM

Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace Oakbrook TerraceIllinois

checkTickets in red are from top-rated sellers
The Ticket Liquidator Lowdown
  • Ticket Liquidator is a resale marketplace, not a ticket seller. Prices are set by third-party sellers and may be above or below face value.


    Ticket Liquidator is a nationwide network through which professional companies and trusted individuals resell tickets to events. This means that we don't charge your card, nor do we own, price, or ship the tickets listed for sale on our marketplace. The tickets are owned instead by hundreds of sellers who re-price their tickets based on the popularity of the event and the number of tickets available.
  • All seats are together unless stated otherwise.


    We understand that people often attend events with friends or family and want to be located near the ones they love. Therefore, although seat numbers are not listed, we guarantee that tickets purchased through Ticket Liquidator will be together unless explicitly stated otherwise (e.g. the seller advertises the tickets as being "piggybacked" or "split") or the tickets are General Admission.
  • Tickets are not guaranteed to ship immediately.


    The sellers who list tickets on our marketplace access tickets from a variety of sources - venues, fan clubs, event promoters, industry insiders, and even other ticket resellers. Some sellers may have to wait to receive tickets from their supplier due to ticket printing or distribution delays. Please note, though, that delayed delivery does not change the fact that you are guaranteed to receive your tickets by the date of the event once your order is accepted by the seller. Sellers also do their best to advertise expected delivery delays on their listings in order to help you make an informed purchase decision.
  • All sales are final.


    Tickets are time-sensitive items. Prices rise and fall over time and their value expires following the event date. This means that sellers would be taking a risk by allowing customers to return tickets that might never be resold or otherwise resold for the same value as what you paid. The ticketing industry has therefore adopted an “all sales are final” policy that disallows ticket return. If, however, you find yourself unable or unwilling to use your tickets, you can always check out our consumer seller program.


Visit our FAQs or call
us at (800) 456-8499.
Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace

West Side Story Tickets

West Side Story Tickets

Truly one of the greatest achievements in musical theatre history, West Side Story is the classic tale of two star-crossed lovers trying to survive in a violent world that seeks to tear them apart. With innovative choreography by Jerome Robbins and a varied and evocative score by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim, this show leaves audiences amazed and deeply touched. Get your West Side Story tickets today!

View more West Side Story tickets

West Side Story Information

About the Show:

West Side Story is one of the most influential musicals of all time. It was an ingenious creation that made serious waves when it debuted in 1957. The extended dance scenes (rare for Broadway at the time) provided a venue for the now legendary Jerome Robbins'(The King and I, The Pajama Game, Gypsy) innovative choreography, and it introduced Broadway to Stephen Sondheim(Into the Woods, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd), who wrote the lyrics for the show. Broadway darling Chita Rivera (Chicago, Kiss of the Spider Woman) launched her career by creating the role of Anita and went on to open the London production. During a long and arduous development period in which the show evolved a great deal, many potential investors doubted that such a dark show could be successful on Broadway, but audiences have been appreciating its striking beauty for decades despite, or perhaps because of, its somber tone.

Critics raved when West Side Story opened. Its gritty, realistic plot, fresh dance styles, and wide range of musical styles marked an invited change in musical theatre tradition, and it went on to receive several Tony Award nominations. Since its Broadway opening, West Side Story has spawned productions all over the world, including London's West End, a Scandinavian tour, a tour of Israel, Africa, and the Near East, Japan, Hong Kong, and Austria, among others, and it has been revived on Broadway twice (in 1980 and in 2009). The now-classic 1961 musical film adaptation, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, went on to win ten Academy Awards out of its eleven nominations. Get your West Side Story tickets now to see this cultural milestone performed live.

Plot Synopsis:

In the mid-1950s, two gangs of New York City teenagers struggle for control of the same turf. The Jets are white, working -class boys while the Sharks are of Puerto Rican descent, many being immigrants. The two groups are warned by the authorities, led by Lieutenant Schrank and Officer Krupke, to stop their incessant fighting. One day when the police chase off the Sharks, the Jets' leader, Riff, suggests staging a rumble to assert their authority. They plan to make the formal challenge at the neighborhood dance. Riff finds his friend and former gang member Tony and convinces him to join the rumble for old time's sake. Although Tony agrees to join the gang just this once, he dreams for a better future away from this violent setting. Meanwhile, Maria, a teenager who has just arrived from Puerto Rico, works in a bridal shop with Anita, the girlfriend of her brother, Bernardo. Maria is set to be married to Chino, a member of the Sharks who her family has chosen for her husband.

At the dance that night, Maria and Tony lock eyes across the room and fall instantly in love. Just as they begin to dance together, Bernardo pulls her away and sends her home. Riff and Bernardo agree to meet later at Doc's Drug Store, a neutral ground, to discuss the upcoming fight. Meanwhile, Tony finds Maria at her home and begins to serenade her, and the lovers begin to sing of their love for one another. At the "War Council," the rival gangs agree to a fair fight without weapons. When Tony tells Doc about his relationship with Maria, he expresses his worry that it could be dangerous, but Tony is blinded by his love. The next day, Maria asks Tony to stop the fight so that no one she cares about gets hurt, and he agrees to try. When he arrives at the rumble, Bernardo taunts him mercilessly, but Tony keeps his cool. But when Bernardo stabs Riff, Tony stabs him in a fit of rage, and the others begin a free-for-all rumble. What will it take for the violence to stop? Can Tony and Maria's love survive this bitter rivalry? Check out the West Side Story schedule and get your tickets today to see the whole classic story.

Run Time:

2 hours and 40 minutes with one intermission


Recommended for teens and older (adult language, adult themes: violence, sexuality, racism)


  • 1958 Tony Awards: 6 nominations, 2 wins
  • 1980 Tony Awards: 3 nominations
  • 2009 Tony Awards: 4 nominations, 1 win
  • 2009 Laurence Olivier Awards: 2 nominations

Creative Team:

MusicLeonard Bernstein
LyricsStephen Sondheim
BookArthur Laurents

West Side Story News:

October, 2010A national tour of the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story opens in Detroit!
Get personalized
and deals each week!

Follow Ticket Liquidator.
10 Percent Summer Discount

*Discount applies to subtotal before shipping & fees.

Catch A Game On Us! Win Free MLB Tickets

*Some restrictions apply. Click for details.

Recent Activity
Clear your history?

Your history has been cleared.

Your Recently Viewed Events
Clear history
Clear history
We've Got You Covered.Our Worry-Free Guarantee
  • -Certified secure checkout
  • -Phone & chat customer support
  • -Last-minute availability
  • -Stringent privacy policy
  • -125% money-back guarantee
  • -Safety Net Program
Our Guarantee Why Buy From Us?Why buy from Ticket Liquidator?
Freshly Toasted Blog Posts.
    Customer Feedback
    View all feedback