West Side Story

Monday, September 8

Post-film discussion with Miguel Gutierrez! DCP projection

It took four of New York’s leading gay theater artists – Leonard Bernstein, Jerome Robbins, Stephen Sondheim and Arthur Laurents – to brilliantly update one of the most beloved straight love stories in history, William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. For our guest presenter, acclaimed choreographer Miguel Gutierrez (whose most recent show premiered at the 2014 Whitney Biennial) the Academy Award-winning film adaptation was his favorite film growing up, even though its “weird mix of codes” set him up for a “lifetime of confusion about being a queer, Latino dancer.” If you’ve only seen it on TV, don’t miss the chance to see it on the big screen. Tonight, tonight…

  • Country USA
  • Rating NR
  • Running Time 151 minutes
  • Director Robert Wise & Jerome Robbins