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An American in Paris

An American in Paris

by George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin, Craig Lucas

Award-Winning
Based on a Film
Critically-Acclaimed
Dance Musical

Now Playing on Broadway

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An American in Paris

An American in Paris





This romantic dance musical features songs of Ira and George Gershwin and is based on the 1951 Academy Award-winning film starring Gene Kelly.


Story:

After World War II, American veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses to stay in Paris to pursue a career as a painter. When he and the lovely, and unavailable, French girl Lise Bouvier fall for each other, both of their lives become complicated.


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THEATRE

Palace Theatre
1564 Broadway
New York, NY

Info and Directions

Schedule
MONDAY
Dark
TUESDAY
7 PM
WEDNESDAY
2 & 8 PM
THURSDAY
7 PM
FRIDAY
8 PM
SATURDAY
2 & 8 PM
SUNDAY
3 PM


Important Dates
PREVIEWS: Mar 13, 2015
OPENING: Apr 12, 2015
CLOSING: Oct 9, 2016


Run Time
2 hours and 30 minutes (1 Intermission)


NOTE: Most shows have special holiday dates and times. Check the official website for more information.

Composer

Composer
George Gershwin

Lyricist

Lyricist
Ira Gershwin

Librettist

Librettist
Craig Lucas



Broadway Premiere

Theatre
Palace Theatre
Opening Night
Apr 12, 2015
Total Performances
623
Original Cast
Leanne Cope, Veanne Cox, Robert Fairchild, Jill Paice, Max von Essen, Brandon Uranowitz, Caitlin Abraham, Will Burton, Attila Joey Csiki, Michael Cusumano, Taeler Elyse Cyrus, Ashlee Dupré, Rebecca Eichenberger, Sara Esty, Laura Feig, Jennie Ford, Kurt Froman, Heather Lang, Dustin Layton, Nathan Madden, Gia Mongell, Candy Olsen, Rebecca Riker, Adam Rogers, Sam Rogers, Shannon Marie Rugani, Garen Scribner, Sam Strasfeld, Sarrah Strimel, Charlie Sutton, Allison Walsh, Scott Willis, Victor J. Wisehart
Director
Christopher Wheeldon
Choreographer
Christopher Wheeldon
Producer
Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet
Musical Director
Brad Haak
Orchestrations
Christopher Austin
Scenic Design
Bob Crowley
Costume Design
Bob Crowley
Lighting Design
Natasha Katz
Sound Design
Jon Weston
Projection Design
59 Productions

1951 Film Version

Movie Name
An American in Paris
Type
Hollywood Musical
Director
Vincente Minnelli
Screenplay
Alan Jay Lerner
Starring
Gene Kelly, Leslie Caron, Oscar Levant, Georges Guétary, Nina Foch





CDs

CD
Original Broadway Cast Album

CD
Original Film Soundtrack

CD
Gershwin: Rhapsody In Blue / An American In Paris


Sheetmusic

DVD
Vocal Selections


Videos

DVD
Original Hollywood Version DVD

Blu-Ray
Original Hollywood Version Blu-Ray


Other

Merchandise




2016 Grammy Award Nominations

Best Musical Theater Album

2015 Tony Award Nominations

Best Choreography
Best Lighting Design of a Musical
Best Orchestrations
Best Scenic Design of a Musical
Best Musical
Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical - Robert Fairchild
Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical - Leanne Cope
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Brandon Uranowitz
Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical - Max von Essen
Best Book of a Musical
Best Costume Design of a Musical
Best Direction of a Musical

2015 Drama Desk Award Nominations

Outstanding Musical
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Robert Fairchild
Outstanding Choreography
Outstanding Orchestrations
Outstanding Set Design
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Leanne Cope
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Max von Essen
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Book of a Musical
Outstanding Costume Design
Outstanding Projection Design
Outstanding Sound Design in a Musical

2015 Drama League Award Nominations

Outstanding Production of a Broadway or Off-Broadway Musical
Distinguished Performance Award - Leanne Cope
Distinguished Performance Award - Robert Fairchild

2015 Outer Critics Circle Award Nominations

Outstanding New Broadway Musical
Outstanding Director of a Musical
Outstanding Choreographer
Outstanding Set Design
Outstanding Lighting Design
Outstanding Actor in a Musical - Robert Fairchild
Outstanding Actress in a Musical - Leanne Cope
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Max von Essen

2015 Theatre World Award Nominations

Robert Fairchild

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