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West Side Story Synopsis and Character Descriptions




West Side Story Characters
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Name Gender Vocal Part Age Range Role Type
Maria female soprano 14 – 20 lead
Anita female alto 18 – 29 supporting
Rosalia female mezzo 16 – 25 cameo
Consuela female mezzo 16 – 25 cameo
Velma female spoken 16 – 23 cameo
Graziella female spoken 16 – 23 cameo
Jet girls female 14 – 25 chorus
Shark girls female 14 – 25 chorus
Tony male tenor 18 – 25 lead
Action male baritone 16 – 25 cameo
Diesel male baritone 16 – 25 cameo
Arab male baritone 16 – 25 cameo
Baby John male baritone 14 – 19 supporting
Riff male tenor 17 – 25 lead
Bernardo male baritone 18 – 29 lead
Chino male spoken 18 – 25 supporting
Shrank male spoken 40 – 60 supporting
Krupke male spoken 26 – 45 cameo
Glad Hand male spoken 30 – 55 cameo
Doc male spoken 40 – 60 supporting
Jets male 16 – 27 chorus
Sharks male 16 – 27 chorus


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