(NR) USA – 2 hr 33 min
1961 · d. Jerome Robbins, Robert Wise
Starring Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, Russ Tamblyn
In this 1950s retelling of Romeo and Juliet, the romance between Tony (Richard Beymer) and Maria (Natalie Wood) ignites tensions among rival gangs the Jets and the Sharks. Exuberant, iconic, and unforgettable, West Side Story won eleven Oscars and remains one of the most celebrated musicals of all time.
Can’t help singing along? The Saturday, June 3, show will be a special interactive Everybody Sing! screening. Join us and add your voice to numbers like “Maria,” “America,” “Tonight,” and more! Patrons who don oh-so-pretty costumes will receive a free small popcorn. Use the button under the EVERYBODY SING! banner to get your ticket.
The Saturday, June 10, screening will be shown in conjunction with a Cinema Classics Seminar, taught by Jacob Mazer. On this date, seating for screening-only attendees will begin at 1:00 pm. Just want to see the film? Purchase your tickets from this page.
Patrons are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance, online, using the showtimes listed below the “Buy Tickets” heading. The Box Office is open for ticket sales 30 minutes prior to the first show of the day.
All screenings at BMFI are open seating.
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