West Side Story

Opening Date:

October 18, 1961

Cast:

Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Russ Tamblyn, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris

Director:

Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise

Genre:

Drama, Musical, Romance

Run Time:

2 hr. 31 min.

MPAA Rating:

NR

Synopsis:

This romantic musical update of 'Romeo and Juliet' won ten Oscars. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and the two lovers who cross battle lines has captivated audiences for four decades. The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons.