West Side Story – Presented by The Atlanta Opera
**This event is now sold out – if you would like to put your name on the wait list, please contact Audine Crosse at email@example.com**
Celebrate Leonard Bernstein’s 100th birthday with a special FREE performance of the full production of West Side Story for students!
A TIMELESS TALE OF LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT. Two teenagers are drawn together across a crowded dance floor, believing love can conquer all, including differing backgrounds, languages, warring gangs, and miscommunication. Inspired by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, West Side Story has captivated audiences since its debut in 1957.
Running time: approximately 2 ½ hours (including one intermission)
Curriculum Connections: ELAGSE9-10RL3, ELAGSE9-10RL9, ELAGSE11-12RL3, ELAGSE11-12RL7, ELAGSE9-10W1, ELAGSE11-12W1, ELAGSE9-10SL1, ELAGSE11-12SL1, SSWG2, MHS.6, MHS.7, MHS.8, MHS.9, TAHSA.RE.1, TAHSA.RE.2, TAHSA.CN.1, TAHSA.CN.2