AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is the new Tony Award®-winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.

Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award® winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2014-15 Broadway Season!

Reviews

Erin Conley

What An American in Paris does well, it does very well. It is most likely to appeal to fans of ballet and dance, and it is difficult to not be swept up in the beauty of the choreography, which is exquisitely performed by a talented cast. The whole spectacle makes for a lovely couple hours at the theater, although if you are expecting a fully realized Broadway musical, you may be disappointed.

sweet-sour - Erin Conley - On Stage and Screen - ...read full review


Don Grigware

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon is over the moon, and the visuals are a treat for the eye on top of all that gorgeous George and Ira Gershwin music.

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Last night, we went to go see the tour of An American in Paris (FB) at the Hollywood Pantages (FB). We went expected to see a musical. What we saw was a spectacular dance show wrapped in the trappings of a musical about love in Paris after WWII. By this I mean that your traditional musical tells the story through the music and lyrics, with a bit of connecting dialogue. An American in Paris tells its story — spectacularly — through dance, with a bit of connecting dialogue (that was written by Craig Lucas). The actual timeless music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin? The lyrics really don't matter to the story; the mood and the music and the rhythm — oh, that rhythm — propels the dance that gives life to the story. Paris is a city of light, of beauty, of style, of art. Substance? Have another baguette, let's sit at the corner patisserie shop, and watch the people.

sweet - Daniel Faigin - CA Highways - ...read full review


Erin Conley

What An American in Paris does well, it does very well. It is most likely to appeal to fans of ballet and dance, and it is difficult to not be swept up in the beauty of the choreography, which is exquisitely performed by a talented cast. The whole spectacle makes for a lovely couple hours at the theater, although if you are expecting a fully realized Broadway musical, you may be disappointed.

sweet-sour - Erin Conley - On Stage and Screen - ...read full review


Don Grigware

Choreography by Christopher Wheeldon is over the moon, and the visuals are a treat for the eye on top of all that gorgeous George and Ira Gershwin music.

sweet - Don Grigware - BroadwayWorld.com - ...read full review


Avatar

Last night, we went to go see the tour of An American in Paris (FB) at the Hollywood Pantages (FB). We went expected to see a musical. What we saw was a spectacular dance show wrapped in the trappings of a musical about love in Paris after WWII. By this I mean that your traditional musical tells the story through the music and lyrics, with a bit of connecting dialogue. An American in Paris tells its story — spectacularly — through dance, with a bit of connecting dialogue (that was written by Craig Lucas). The actual timeless music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin? The lyrics really don't matter to the story; the mood and the music and the rhythm — oh, that rhythm — propels the dance that gives life to the story. Paris is a city of light, of beauty, of style, of art. Substance? Have another baguette, let's sit at the corner patisserie shop, and watch the people.

sweet - Daniel Faigin - CA Highways - ...read full review