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'West Side Story' on Broadway to close

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The producers behind Broadway’s West Side Story announced via press release that the musical would stage its final performance Jan. 2, 2011. Before then, however, the West Side Story revival will boast the distinction of being the longest-running incarnation of the show, playing 732 performances as of Dec. 20, 2010. By the time it closes, West Side Story would have played 748 shows.