Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY

The film opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, December 10.

By: Dec. 08, 2021

Last night was the Los Angeles premiere of Steven Spielberg's new film adaptation of West Side Story. The red carpet attendees at Hollywood's El Capitan Theater included cast members Ansel Elgort, Rachel Zegler, Ariana DeBose, David Alvarez, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Rita Moreno (also executive Producer), director/producer Steven Spielberg, producer Kristie Macosko Krieger, producer Kevin McCollum and choreographer Justin Peck.

Check out the photos below!

 


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 (María). 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.

 

Bringing together the best of both Broadway and Hollywood, the film's creative team includes Kushner, who also served as an executive producer; Tony Award® winner Justin Peck, who choreographed the musical numbers in the film; renowned Los Angeles Philharmonic conductor and GRAMMY Award® winner Gustavo Dudamel, who helmed the recording of the iconic score; Academy Award®-nominated composer and conductor David Newman ("Anastasia"), who arranged the score, Tony Award®-winning composer Jeanine Tesori ("Fun Home," "Thoroughly Modern Millie"), who supervised the cast on vocals; and GRAMMY®-nominated music supervisor Matt Sullivan ("Beauty and the Beast," "Chicago"), who serves as executive music producer for the film. The film is produced by Spielberg, p.g.a., Academy Award®-nominated producer Kristie Macosko Krieger, p.g.a. and Tony Award®-winning producer Kevin McCollum. "West Side Story" has been adapted for the screen from the original 1957 Broadway show. Original choreography by Jerome Robbins, based on the stage play, book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, play conceived, directed and choreographed by Jerome Robbins, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, music by Leonard Bernstein.

The film opens in U.S. theaters on Friday, December 10.

Photo Credit: Charley Gallay and Jesse Grant

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Marquee

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
David Alvarez, Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski and Mike Faist

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
David Alvarez and Mike Faist

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Music Supervisor Matt Sullivan

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Choreographers Justin Peck and Patricia Delgado

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Jill McCormick and Eddie Vedder

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Producer Kristie Macosko Krieger (L) and guest

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Maddie Ziegler

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ariana DeBose

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Paloma Garcia-Lee

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Kate Capshaw and Director Steven Spielberg

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ilda Mason

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Rachel Zegler

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Josh Andrés Rivera

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ben Platt

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ansel Elgort

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ansel Elgort

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Choreographer Justin Peck and Maddie Ziegler

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Director Steven Spielberg and Walt Disney Company Executive Chairman Bob Iger

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Choreographers Patricia Delgado, Justin Peck and Director Steven Spielberg

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Rachel Zegler and Rita Moreno

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Rita Moreno

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Rita Moreno (second from L), Fernanda Luisa Gordon (second from R), and guests

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Seth Rogen and Lauren Miller

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Darren Criss

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Melissa Etheridge

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Martha Plimpton

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Diane Warren

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ansel Elgort

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Sia (R) and guest

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Debbie Allen, Ellen Pompeo and Vivian Nixon

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ana Isabelle, Paloma Garcia-Lee, Casting Director Cindy Tolan, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Choreographer Justin Peck, Ansel Elgort, Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski, Rita Moreno, Choreographer Patricia Delgado, Director Steven Spielberg, Rachel Zegler, Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek, Mike Faist, Josh Andrés Rivera, Walt Disney Company Executive Chairman Bob Iger, Maddie Ziegler, Disney Studios Content Chairman Alan Bergman, Producer Kristie Macosko Krieger, Disney Studios Content CCO Alan Horn and Producer Kevin McCollum

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Kristie Macosko Krieger, Steven Spielberg and Kevin McCollum

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Disney Studios Content Chairman Alan Bergman, Steven Spielberg and Disney Studios Content CCO Alan Horn

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Mike Faist, David Alvarez, Ariana DeBose, Rachel Zegler and Ansel Elgort

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
David Alvarez and Ariana DeBose

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Hania Riley Sinclair and Vin Diesel

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Director Steven Spielberg

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Brianna Abruzzo

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Jamie Harris

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ana Isabelle

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Sebastian Serra

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Composer David Newman

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Producer Kevin McCollum

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Mike Faist

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
David Alvarez

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Casting Director Cindy Tolan

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Cinematographer Janusz Kaminski

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Music Supervisor Matt Sullivan

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Choreographers Justin Peck and Patricia Delgado

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Producer Kristie Macosko Krieger (L) and guest

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Carol Lawrence

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Laura Dern

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Ariana DeBose

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Paloma Garcia-Lee

Photos: On the Red Carpet at the Los Angeles Premiere of WEST SIDE STORY
Kate Capshaw and Director Steven Spielberg



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