Steven Speilberg's "West Side Story" opens at El Capitan Theatre with a special "Dapper Opening Nigh" fan event December 9 and runs through January 2, 2021.

PHOTO: Niko Tavernise | South Pasadenan News | Ariana DeBose as Anita and David Alvarez as Bernardo in 20th Century Studios’ WEST SIDE STORY. © 2020 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.

Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre presents Twentieth Century Studios”West Side Story” December 10, 2021 through January 2, 2022. Guests can see a display of costumes and take a picture at a West Side Story themed photo op. There will be a special Dapper Opening Night Fan Event on Thursday, December 9th at 7:00 PM. Guests will be among the first to see “West Side Story” and each ticket includes reserved seating, one 64oz popcorn tub, one themed mocktail and one Souvenir Credential with Lanyard. Tickets for this special opportunity are $25.00 per person no matter of age.

PHOTO: Ramona Rosales | South Pasadenan News | © 2020 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. All Rights Reserved.
(Left to Right:) Anybodys (Ezra Menas), Mouthpiece (Ben Cook), Action (Sean Harrison Jones); Jets leader Riff (Mike Faist); Baby John (Patrick Higgins); Tony (Ansel Elgort) and Maria (Rachel Zegler); Maria’s brother and Sharks leader Bernardo (David Alvarez); and Sharks members Quique (Julius Anthony Rubio), Chago (Ricardo Zayas), Chino (Josh Andrés Rivera), Braulio (Sebastian Serra) and Pipo (Carlos Sánchez Falú).

There is a special offer for D23 Gold Members. Show your valid D23 Gold Member Card and receive 1 complimentary 64oz box of popcorn, 1 complimentary 20oz bottled beverage and 1 “West Side Story” poster (while supplies last.)

The Mighty Wurlitzer Organ will be played before the screenings during Opening Week, and at all Saturday and Sunday screenings throughout the engagement.

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Daily showtimes for ”West Side Story” December 10th through December 12th , 2021 are 11:30AM, 3:15PM, 7:00PM and 10:45PM. Daily showtimes December 13th through January 2nd, 2022 are 12:00PM, 3:45PM, and 7:30PM.

Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com and at https://www.fandango.com/el-capitan-theatre-aacon/theater-page.  All seats for this engagement are reserved:  $28 VIP (includes Hat, Tote, 64oz popcorn) $17 Adult, $14 Child (3-11)/Senior(60+).

The El Capitan Theatre has taken enhanced health and safety measures to its guests and cast members.  All guests must follow posted instructions while visiting the El Capitan Theatre. For health and safety information including theatre policies and procedures visit https://elcapitantheatre.com/safetyinformation/

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Directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg, from a screenplay by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award® winner Tony Kushner, “West Side Story” tells the classic tale of fierce rivalries and young love in 1957 New York City. This reimagining of the beloved musical stars Ansel Elgort (Tony); Ariana DeBose (Anita); David Alvarez (Bernardo); Mike Faist (Riff); Brian d’Arcy James (Officer Krupke); Corey Stoll (Lieutenant Schrank); Josh Andrés Rivera (Chino); with Rita Moreno (as Valentina, who owns the corner store in which Tony works); and introducing Rachel Zegler (Maria.) Moreno – one of only three artists to be honored with Academy®, Emmy®, Grammy®, Tony® and Peabody Awards – also serves as one of the film’s executive producers. Rated PG-13.

PHOTO: Niko Tavernise | South Pasadenan News | Ansel Elgort as Tony and Rachel Zegler as Maria in 20th Century Studios’ WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Steven Spielberg. © 2021 20th Century Studios. All Rights Reserved.