Performing Arts

West Side Story on stage by Pembroke Pines Theatre of Performing Arts
Through Sun Aug 12, 2018

Selected the Best Community Theatre 3 years in a row, West Side Story is inspired by William Shakespeare’s play, Romeo and Juliet. The story is set in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York City in the 1950s and explores the rivalry between the Jets and the Sharks, two teenage street gangs of different ethnic backgrounds. The infamous score  includes Maria, Tonight and I Feel Pretty. Pembroke Pines Theatre of Performing Arts (PPTOPA) … +


West Side Story (70mm) screening at Coral Gables Art Cinema
Sat 2 Dec, 2017 - Mon 4 Dec, 2017

Robert Wise and Jerome Robbins’ cinematic landmark brings Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet to Manhattan’s West Side as María (Natalie Wood) and Tony (Richard Beymer) fall in love in spite of the racially driven gang warfare that threatens the peace in their neighborhood. West Side Story won 10 Oscars, including Best Picture, the most for any musical. The real star of the show, … +