Mountain Play, West Side Story

Mt. Tamalpais State Park (Marin)

Saturday, June 11, 2016
1:00 p.m. to about 5:30 p.m.
Performance is 2 to 4:30 p.m. (approx. 2 + hrs)

Joint event with the alumni of Harvard University and the University of Chicago

Location detail: Reserved seating, exclusive to our alumni group, Outdoor Cushing Memorial Amphitheatre, East Ridgecrest at Pan Toll Road, Mill Valley, CA 94941

Celebrate the beginning of summer and the anniversary of 103 years of outdoor theatre at the Mt. Tamalpais Mountain Play with Harvard and University of Chicago alumni enjoying the award winning musical, West Side Story. Suitable for the entire family, the live outdoor performance takes place in a natural amphitheatre atop Mt. Tam with spectacular views of the Bay. Alumni enjoy reserved seating in our Harvard/UOC section. A free stadium seat rental (a stadium seat will be waiting for you at your reserved seat). Also included for alumni is free shuttle bus service from two Mill Valley locations to take attendees to the mountain play site. As part of our combined alumni group, you will be given priority bus tickets for a quick departure after the show to get back down the mountain to your car or other transportation home.

Free shuttle service up and down the mountain (45 to 60 minute trip) is offered roughly every 15 minutes from 10 a.m. to 12:45 and after the play, 4 to 5:30 p.m., from and to the two “free all day” parking lots in Mill Valley located at:
(1) The Manzanita Commuter parking lot at the Junction of Highway 101 and Highway 1 (near the Stinson Beach exit off 101) and
(2) Tamalpais High School on Miller Avenue opposite the Safeway store

For additional transportation info and driving instructions please visit:

Note that if you intend to drive all the way up Mt. Tam to the play site, parking there is very limited and usually filled up by 11 a.m. Mountain parking is provided by the Air Force Base at West Peak for a $10.00 (or $5 for hybrid and electric cars).

Ticket prices: Adult= $40, Senior= $35, Youth (14-21) = $30, Child (4-13) =$25. Note: A $4 service fee is added to every ticket price (maximum $16 per order). There is an additional $5 fee for phone orders.

Please visit to purchase your tickets. Please type coupon code UNCH16 at the top of your online cart. Your theatre and priority exit shuttle bus tickets will be mailed to your address.

Questions may be directed to the event planner, Elaine Black GSAS '81, at or (415) 389-9043