Fifty years after opening on Broadway, WEST SIDE STORY maintains its timeless appeal as a 20th-century version of Romeo and Juliet. Maria, a Puerto Rican, and Tony, a white gang member of the Jets, fall in love despite their violent social circumstances. The Theater of the Stars production, opening Tues., AUG. 21, features Leonard Bernstein's music and dance moves based on Jerome Robbins' original choreography. Through Aug. 26. $20-$64. Tues.-Fri., 8 p.m.; Sat., 2 and 8 p.m.; Sun., 1:30 and 7 p.m. Fox Theatre, 660 Peachtree St. 404-881-8700. www.foxtheatre.org.