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An American in Paris
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An American in Paris

Palace Theatre

2hrs, 30mins (1 Intermission)

This show has closed.

The Academy Award-winning film is born anew as a Broadway musical.

Theater Info

Palace Theatre
1564 Broadway
New York, NY
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Important Dates

Preview
Mar 13, 2015
Opening
Apr 12, 2015
Closing
Oct 09, 2016

Group ticket sales

12
Minimum seats to qualify for group rates
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Story

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An American in Paris is the romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.

Reviews

for An American in Paris

One of the most sublime…'An American in Paris,' inspired by the multiple Oscar-winning 1950 musical by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin…

Review by Jennifer Farrar from Associated Press

It’s been years—decades, really—since I last saw production numbers that were infused with the kind of rich, sustained creativity that Mr. Wheeldon gives us throughout ‘An American in Paris.'

Review by Terry Teachout from The Wall Street Journal

A dancer is a thing of beauty, and there is beaucoup beauty in director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s ravishing production of 'An American in Paris,' smartly but not slavishly adapted by Craig Lucas from the 1951 MGM movie.

Review by Marilyn Stasio from Variety

The city of light is ablaze with movement in the rhapsodic new stage adaptation of 'An American in Paris' that opened at the Palace Theater on Sunday, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, a gifted luminary of the ballet world.

Review by Charles Isherwood from The New York Times

Cast

for An American in Paris
Jerry Mulligan
Dimitri Kleioris
Lise Dassin
Leanne Cope
Milo Davenport
Jill Paice
Madame Baurel
Veanne Cox
Adam Hochberg
Matthew Scott
Henri Baurel
Max von Essen

Creative

for An American in Paris
Music and Lyrics
George and Ira Gershwin
Book
Craig Lucas
Director and Choreographer
Christopher Wheeldon
Set and Costume Designer
Bob Crowley
Lighting Designer
Natasha Katz
Sound Designer
Jon Weston
Orchestrations
Christopher Austin, Don Sebesky and Bill Elliott

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