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BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Exudes Rhythm and Sparkle at the PantagesBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Exudes Rhythm and Sparkle at the Pantages
by Don Grigware - Mar 27, 2017

Parisian charm is precious, incomparable. Even though the action of An American in Paris takes place in 1945 after World War II had taken its toll, it is still lively, colorful and full of breathtaking romantic excitement. Fans of the 1951 film with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron will not be disappointed because the choreography of the live musical by director Christopher Wheeldon is magnetic as are the leading players Garen Scribner as Jerry Mulligan and Sara Esty as Lise Dassin, both ballet dancers. If you love great dancing, that is reason enough to see An American in Paris currently at the Hollywood Pantages through April 9. (more...)

Garen Scribner and Sara Esty to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Smith Center This AprilGaren Scribner and Sara Esty to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Smith Center This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

???????AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play Las Vegas' The Smith Center for a one week engagement April 11 - April 16, 2017. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour Welcomes New Jerry MulliganAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tour Welcomes New Jerry Mulligan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The North American tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, winner of four Tony Awards®, welcomes McGee Maddox in the role of Jerry Mulligan this April. Maddox, a former Principal Dancer with The National Ballet of Canada, replaces Garen Scribner who will play his final performance on Sunday, April 16 in Las Vegas. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Hall at Fair Park - I Couldn't Ask For Anything More!BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Hall at Fair Park - I Couldn't Ask For Anything More!
by Robin Bangert - Feb 3, 2017

'S wonderful. 'S marvelous. 'S absolutely freaking flawless! The audience was humming with excitement as the lights grew dim at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Wednesday night for the Dallas debut of 'An American in Paris'. Inspired by the Academy Award winning 1951 film and wonderfully reimagined for the stage in 2015 by director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, with the book by Craig Lucas and set to the fantastic music of George and Ira Gershwin, it was completely captivating from start to finish. (more...)

BWW Review: Gloriously Rendered AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Fox TheatreBWW Review: Gloriously Rendered AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Fox Theatre
by Chris Gibson - Jan 23, 2017

The 1951 film, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, was recently broadcast on Turner Classic Movies, and I had a chance to watch it before attending the recent musical adaptation that is currently playing the Fox Theatre. The film is a classic, and I'm happy to report that the new musical version is an excellent take on the story. Filled with wonderful "triple threat" (acting, dancing, singing) performances that do more than justice to the original work, this is an uplifting, amusing, and immensely entertaining production that I cannot recommend highly enough. The opportunity to hear such lush orchestrations of George Gershwin's (lyrics by Ira Gershwin) music, combined with some extraordinary dance sequences and a compelling story, is one that should not be missed.The 1951 film, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, was recently broadcast on Turner Classic Movies, and I had a chance to watch it before attending the recent musical adaptation that is currently playing the Fox Theatre. The film is a classic, and I'm happy to report that the new musical version is an excellent take on the story. Filled with wonderful "triple threat" (acting, dancing, singing) performances that do more than justice to the original work, this is an uplifting, amusing, and immensely entertaining production that I cannot recommend highly enough. The opportunity to hear such lush orchestrations of George Gershwin's (lyrics by Ira Gershwin) music, combined with some extraordinary dance sequences and a compelling story, is one that should not be missed. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Make North Texas Debut This WinterAN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Make North Texas Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play the Music Hall at Fair Park January 31 - February 12, 2017, for two weeks presented by Dallas Summer Musicals. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Coming to the Arsht Center This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, Coming to the Arsht Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play Miami's Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County for a one-week engagement beginning December 27, 2016 through January 1, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show! (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces Full Casting for National TourAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces Full Casting for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre for a two-week engagement January 17 - 29. (more...)

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Shea's Buffalo TheatreBWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Shea's Buffalo Theatre
by Michael Rabice - Nov 10, 2016

Glorious Dancing Propels AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Not since Jerome Robbins staged WEST SIDE STORY and Agnes DeMille's historic dream ballet sequences have theatre goers been presented the opportunity to experience Broadway musical story telling through dance. The boldly refreshing new Broadway touring production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS that is playing at Shea's Buffalo Theatre shows that classical dance and jazz can blend seamlessly. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: National Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Launches in BostonBWW REVIEW: National Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Launches in Boston
by Jan Nargi - Oct 31, 2016

Joie de vivre is in short supply in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the acclaimed Broadway musical now launching its first national tour in Boston through November 6. Inspired by the beloved 1951 MGM movie musical starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, this Broadway iteration looks and feels monochromatic compared to its opulent Technicolor predecessor, but that is mostly by design. This adaptation brings the story's post World War II setting front and center, revealing a city and its inhabitants still shell shocked as they try to rebuild in the aftermath of the Nazi occupation. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Finds Its Full Cast for U.S. Tour!AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Finds Its Full Cast for U.S. Tour!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, have announced the full cast for the upcoming national tour. As previously announced, Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin will be played by Garen Scribner and Sara Esty, who performed these leading roles on Broadway.  (more...)

BWW Review: Punchy Characters And Catchy Tunes Carry The Show In OLIVER!BWW Review: Punchy Characters And Catchy Tunes Carry The Show In OLIVER!
by Jenny Taylor Moodie - Apr 9, 2016

BWW Review: BWW Review: Punchy Characters And Catchy Tunes Carry The Show In OLIVER! (more...)

Nathaniel Hackmann, James Leo Ryan & Kathryn Porterfield to Star in TUTS' OLIVER!; Full Cast Set!Nathaniel Hackmann, James Leo Ryan & Kathryn Porterfield to Star in TUTS' OLIVER!; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has introduced the cast of Oliver! This classic comes to life on the stage from April 5 - 17, 2016 in Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/20; 42ND STREET Tour, MY FAIR LADY in New Orleans; Voting Open and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 11/20; 42ND STREET Tour, MY FAIR LADY in New Orleans; Voting Open and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 20, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Baltimore, New Orleans, Seattle, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include the National Tour of 42ND STREET in Orange County, MY FAIR LADY in New Orleans, and COME FROM AWAY in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Center Stage - Simply SpectacularBWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN at Center Stage - Simply Spectacular
by Charles Shubow - Nov 17, 2015

Tony-winning musical directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge should not be missed. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brandi Burkhardt and Caitlin Cohn Talk Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDEN on Fox BaltimoreSTAGE TUBE: Brandi Burkhardt and Caitlin Cohn Talk Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDEN on Fox Baltimore
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2015

Center Stage presents the family musicalThe Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. In the video below, actresses Brandi Burkhardt and Caitlin Cohn talk to Fox Baltimore about the show.  Check it out below! (more...)

BWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN Enchants at Center StageBWW Review: THE SECRET GARDEN Enchants at Center Stage
by Tina Collins - Nov 13, 2015

Ghosts, orphans, broken hearts, gloomy manors, resilient spirits and the healing power of nature spring forth from the pages of the classic story to the stage in this magical producition. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cast and Crew Portraits of Baltimore Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDENPhoto Flash: First Look at Cast and Crew Portraits of Baltimore Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Baltimore-Nov. 6, 2015. Center Stage presents the Tony Award-winning musical The Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, with performances through Nov. 29. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Caitlin Cohn, Kevin Earley and More in Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDENPhoto Flash: First Look at Caitlin Cohn, Kevin Earley and More in Center Stage's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2015

Center Stage will present the opening night performance tomorrow of family musicalThe Secret Garden, based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Brandi Burkhardt, Kevin Earley, Caitlin Cohn and More in Cincinnati Playhouse's THE SECRET GARDENPhoto Flash: First Look at Brandi Burkhardt, Kevin Earley, Caitlin Cohn and More in Cincinnati Playhouse's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2015

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park opens its 2015-16 season with the heartwarming, soaring musical THE SECRET GARDEN, based on the enduring family classic penned more than a century ago by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Winner of three Tony Awards on Broadway, with book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Marsha Normanand music by Lucy Simon, THE SECRET GARDEN runs Sept. 5-Oct. 3 in the Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre. Check out a first look below! (more...)

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