Otings Report 2014 page 7
Report on Theatre Outing West Side Story 25 February 2014
In February, a large group of Members, partners and friends enjoyed the musical West Side Story at Woking Theatre, which was jammed packed at every performance – very popular. The scenery really created the impression of the New York appartments and balconies and ingeniously moved with changing lighting and backdrops to create different street scenes and interiors. The choreography and dancing of the Sharks and Jets was excellent. Oh to be young and dance as energetically as the cast did!.
This production gained plaudits for sticking to the original themes of the 1957 Broadway
production ( by , music by , lyrics by , and conception and choreography by , set in New York in the
Outings Report London Unlimited 22 Jan 2014
We travelled in Robert Winslade’s new luxury coach (very comfortable) and despite the inevitable traffic jams, arrived early enough to have a full day in Town. The weather treated us kindly – it was not as cold as January generally is; it was one of the few days in the previous couple of months in which it has not rained, and even the sun made a brief appearance in the middle of the day.
With a large choice of destination to meet individuals interests, travellers spread
themselves widely. From the South Kensington drop-
London always provides a range of watering holes, some with great views of the river and skyline. – so even lunchtime was enjoyable. Generally agreed to be very fruitful, enjoyable and an opportunity to visit all these places at a very reasonable cost. Thanks to John Clark for efficient planning and organisation of the trip.