Summer Films: West Side Story
West Side Story (1961). Directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, 153 min., G
In this award-winning musical adaptation of Romeo and Juliet, Tony and Maria are two star-crossed lovers from rival New York street gangs, the Jets and the Sharks. The couple is ultimately forced to choose between their families and pursuing their love. “West Side Story remains a landmark of musical history.”(Chicago Sun-Times)
Audio description for people who are blind or have low vision is provided for this film by Arts Access, Inc. Headsets are available at the Arts Access table just inside the Amphitheater entrance.
Where do I park? Can I bring my dog? How about picnics? What happens if it rains? For answers to these questions and others, see our 2021 Movie Policies.
Do you or a family member need a general accommodation for your visit to the North Carolina Museum of Art? Contact Felicia Ingram, manager of interpretation, accessibility, and diversity, by email.
Image © 1961 United Artists
Picnic in the Park
Catering Works is pleased to offer a variety of picnic baskets for weekends and for special events at the Joseph M. Bryan, Jr., Theater in the Museum Park. Order by noon on Thursday prior to the Saturday movie you’re attending. Pick up Saturday at East Caf©, located on Level C of East Building, when gates open.