West Side Story
USA, 1961, 152 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Musical, Romance, Social Issues
Language: English, Spanish
35mm presentation - 50th Anniversary! Winner of 10 Academy Awards including Best Picture, this classic musical set among the tenements of New York City finds star-crossed lovers Maria (Natalie Wood) and Tony (Richard Beymer) caught in the midst of a turf war between rival street gangs. The modern Romeo and Juliet story features original choreography by Jerome Robbins, as adapted from the Broadway stage production. Oscar winners Rita Moreno and George Chakiris co-star.
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Side by Side by Sondheim will be performed April 29-May 1, May 6-May 8, May 13-15, May 20-22 at Cherry Creek’s Shaver-Ramsey Showroom, located at 2414 East 3rd Ave. in Denver. The Friday/Saturday night shows start at 7:30 p.m. and the Sunday evening shows start at 6:30 p.m.
Tickets to Side by Side by Sondheim are $30 each or two for $50 and can be purchased at www.cherrycreektheatre.org or 303-800-6578. Cash, major credit cards and checks accepted.
For more information on the Cherry Creek Theatre Company, please visit www.cherrycreektheatre.org or call 303-800-6578.
DIRECTOR: Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Music: Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim
Principal Cast: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris, Simon Oakland, Ned Glass, William Bramley, Tucker Smith, Tony Mordente, David Winters, Eliot Feld, Bert Michaels, David Bean, Robert Banas
US Distributor: MGM