West Side Story

West Side Story (1961). Photo by Linwood G. Dunn, © United Artists Corporation, Ltd., courtesy of United Artists/Photofest.

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West Side Story

Friday, June 15, 8:30 p.m. (Doors at 6:30 p.m.)

About the Program

Winner of ten Academy Awards, this classic film about star-crossed lovers from rival New York City gangs features Leonard Bernstein’s moving score.

Directed by Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise. (1961, 153 min. No MPAA rating.)

Arrive early to view the exhibition and see a film legend in person! Museum doors open at 6:30 p.m. for viewing of the exhibition Leonard Bernstein at 100. At 7:30 p.m., enjoy a special Q&A with Academy Award–winning actor George Chakiris, who plays “Bernardo.” Cocktails, wine, beer, and light fare will be available for purchase throughout the night.

Note: Screening will be moved indoors in the event of rain.

More to Explore

Watch the official trailer for West Side Story.