Starring: Natalie Wood, Richard Beymer, Rita Moreno
Director: Jerome Robbins and Robert Wise
Genre(s): Drama, Romance, Crime, Musical
These FREE screenings are part of MOXIE FLIX, a monthly series focusing on essential films for kids to see before they turn 13.
Summary: This romantic musical update of 'Romeo and Juliet' won ten Oscars. The tale of a turf war between rival teenage gangs in Manhattan's Hell's Kitchen and the two lovers who cross battle lines has captivated audiences for four decades. The Stephen Sondheim/Leonard Bernstein score is just one of the reasons.
A thorough, spoiler-filled Parent’s Guide can be found [here](http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0055614/parentalguide?ref_=tt_ql_stry_5).
Made possible thanks to a generous grant from the [Missouri Arts Council](https://www.missouriartscouncil.org/).