Celebrate the 50th anniversary of this iconic film and winner of ten Academy Awards®, including Best Picture. The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra plays Leonard Bernstein’s electrifying score and memorable songs with lyrics by Stephen Sondheim live, while the newly re-mastered film is shown in glorious high definition on the big screen with the original vocals and dialog intact. This classic romantic tragedy, directed by Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins, is one of the greatest achievements in the history of movie musicals, featuring Robbins’ breath-taking choreography and a screenplay by Ernest Lehman based on the masterful book by Arthur Laurents.
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Bernstein: West Side Story
Ensemble: Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra
Conductor: Sarah Hicks