Singalong: West Side Story
It’s Jets vs Sharks in this tale of turbulent true love: whose side will you take?
Dirs Robert Wise, Jerome Robbins
With Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno, George Chakiris
Leonard Bernstein’s musical take on Romeo and Juliet is a masterclass in transforming a hit stage show into an Oscar®-winning movie sensation. With director Robert Wise at the helm (supported by Jerome Robbins, who directed the Broadway production), we follow two rival New York gangs, the Jets and the Sharks, as romance and racial tension runs high.
This event is created by Ralph Bogard commissioned by the British Film Institute.
Ralph Bogard has developed a reputation as one of the most dynamic film event creators and hosts. Having developed and fronted events with The Prince Charles Cinema, Secret Cinema, Wilderness Festival, Deer Shed Festival and Singalonga, he now brings his unique approach to interactive film events to the BFI for the BFI Musicals season. Drawing on his vast experience as a performer and director in musical theatre and love of film he promises to bring sparkle and lots of fun to the season of events including Sing Alongs, live performances, immersive and interactive screenings, plus other fun-filled events such as a New York style musical piano bar, a musicals quiz and even a brand new musical show!
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The non-singalong version screens in Dec.