At the Liberty: Westside Story
January 20, 2022
DAYTON—This new rendition of West Side Story, directed by Steven Spielberg, tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries, gang warfare, and young love in 1950s New York City. For anyone unfamiliar with West Side Story, it is a famous musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.
One critic wrote, “For musical theatre lovers, this is the must-see film of the year. It is a masterpiece of design and features some fantastic performances of a well-loved classic”. Rotten Tomatoes “tomatometer” has a 92% favorable review from the critics, and 94% from the audience.