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‘West Side Story’ at Woodlawn

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Sebastian Morefield, Emerson Sieverts and Michael Van Ness.

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Directed by Bill Podolski (left), the production features over 50 students in the orchestra and cast.

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Violinist Tyson Price.

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The cast takes a break and listens to some changes in by the scene directors.

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Jordan LaBella, Emerson Sieverts and James Sheats.

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Paula De Francis and Miranda Webster

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Emerson Sieverts (Action) and Jack Crawford-Brown (Chino).

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Michael Van Ness

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Miranda Webster

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Jordan LaBella (Tony) talks with James Sheats (Riff).

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Jordan LaBella rehearses his role as Tony in H-B Woodlawn’s performance of "West Side Story," Feb. 5-7.

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The dance

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Jordan LaBella (Tony) dances with Samantha Taggart (Maria)

H-B Woodlawn students rehearse for their upcoming performance of "West Side Story" on Thursday, Feb. 5; Friday, Feb. 6, and Saturday, Feb. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in the H-B Woodlawn High School auditorium. The show was cast in November and rehearsals have been ongoing since Dec. 1.

The show stars Jordan LaBella and Samantha Taggart in the lead roles of Tony and Maria. Steven Sloan plays Bernardo, the leader of the Sharks, and James Sheats plays Riff, the leader of the Jets. The Shark Chino is played by Jack Crawford-Brown and the Jet Action is played by Emerson Sieverts. Olivia Myers is in the role of Anita, Bernardo's girl.