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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Open at Broadway's Palace Theatre, Sunday, Apr 12, 2015

BROADWAY THEATRE AND DATES ANNOUNCED FOR

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

PREVIEWS BEGIN FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015
OPENS SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015
AT THE PALACE THEATRE

Music and Lyrics by GEORGE GERSHWIN AND IRA GERSHWIN
Book by CRAIG LUCAS
Directed and Choreographed by CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON

Producers of the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are pleased to announce dates and the theatre for the Broadway run of the production. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS’s home will be the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street) with previews beginning Friday, March 13, 2015 for a Sunday, April 12, 2015 opening night. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will open on Broadway following its world premiere at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Previews begin in Paris on Saturday, November 22, 2014 for a Wednesday, December 10, 2014 opening night.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, making his Broadway directing debut. Inspired by the Academy-Award winning film, AN AMERICAN IN PARISbrings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time with music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Lucas.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS transforms the timeless story of love in a city rebuilding from the heartbreak of World War II into a new Broadway musical of romance, redemption and hope.   

The creative team includes Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes) and Natasha Katz (lighting), Jon Weston (sound) with the musical score adapted, arranged and supervised by Rob Fisher,orchestrations by Christopher Austin and musical direction by‎ Brad Haak. Casting is by Telsey + Company/Rachel Hoffman.  

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will be presented at Théâtre du Châtelet in English featuring the 26-member Broadway cast with a score including the songs “I Got Rhythm,”  “‘S Wonderful,” “But Not For Me,” “Stairway to Paradise,” “Our Love Is Here To Stay”, “They Can’t Take That Away” and orchestral music including “Concerto in F,” “2nd Prelude,” “2nd Rhapsody” and “An American In Paris.”

Full Casting and ticketing information will be announced shortly.

www.americaninparisonbroadway.com 

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