In this version for voice and percussion, the dancers are replaced by a ballet of percussionists while four singers embody the characters’ voices. A backdrop of animated projections reignites the urban setting. Leonard Bernstein would undoubtedly be pleased with this contemporary adaptation, a revitalization of the original production.

Rediscover Leonard Bernstein’s signature work on February 23 at 8 pm.
At Salle Pierre-Mercure (Centre Pierre-Péladeau de l’UQAM).

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