Review: Festival Theatre hits new high with ‘West Side Story’

There’s no such thing as perfection, some say. Well, they’re wrong. So, where do you find this rarely achieved perfection? The same place it’s always been — New Bedford Festival Theatre, at the Zeiterion Theatre, each summer, with executive producer, Armand Marchand, welcoming audiences in the lobby before the show […] Read more »

Meet the cast of West Side Story – NaTonia Monet

Something about your background, family, education… etc I’m from Richmond, VA. I recently found out that my paternal Great Grandmother was Native American. It makes sense being from VA and all. I wish I knew this when it was college scholarship time lol —-joking! But I grew up in a […] Read more »

2018 Summer Academy

For the 28th consecutive year, the New Bedford Festival Theatre is planning its 2018 Summer Academy for local high school apprentices and college aged interns who will work side-by-side with theatre professionals in all areas of theatrical production for this summer’s production of WEST SIDE STORY. Students from New Bedford, […] Read more »

Meet the cast of West Side Story (Part 1)

In preparing for the Festival Theatre production of WEST SIDE STORY the search for the actors who fit the characters of Tony and Maria tops the list and presents the greatest challenge for the creative Team. The correct blend of innocence and vulnerability coupled with excellent voices that can meet […] Read more »

New Bedford Festival Theatre offers a master class in dance

New Bedford Festival Theare is pleased to offer a Master Class in dance with the original Broadway choreography of WEST SIDE STORY taught by nationally-known award-winning director/choreographer Wendy Hall. The master Class will be held Sunday, February 11 from 12 noon to 1:30pm at the New Bedford YMCA Aerobics Room. […] Read more »