Happy Trails AN AMERICAN IN PARIS! Celebrate a S'Wonderful Run on Broadway With Our Favorite Moments!
by Nora Dominick - October 9, 2016
After over 600 performances on Broadway, it's time to say farewell to An American in Paris. Opening on April 12, 2015,¬†An American in Paris quickly leapt into fans hearts as it merged the gap between ballet and musical theater. (more...)
BWW Interview: Dancer Ryan Steele on His Dual Roles in the Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Bob Rizzo - September 20, 2016
You may know him as Broadway's bespectacled 'Newsie' who whipped off multiple ballet turns atop a sheet of newspaper. Maybe you spotted him as a lost boy in NBC's Peter Pan Live!, or caught his sensitive portrayal of Baby John in the revival of West Side Story. But Ryan Steele has graduated from adolescent roles and is ready to take on leading man status this fall in the national tour of An American in Paris. (more...)
New Casting Announced for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Dominion Theater
by BWW News Desk - September 8, 2016
The Daily Mail has reported some new casting for the forthcoming production of An American in Paris at the Dominion Theatre.¬† (more...)
VIDEO: Get To Know AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Leading Man, Dimitri Kleioris
by Michael Dale - August 18, 2016
Like Robert Fairchild, the Tony-nominated originator of the role he plays in An American in Paris, dancer Dimitri Kleioris had never sung professionally before stepping in as leading man at Broadway's Palace Theatre. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Ballet Students Leap to The Palace Stage with the Cast of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 15, 2016
Just last week, the Tony Award winning hit musical,¬†An American in Paris teamed up with The School at Steps to offer a free dance class for kids ages 8 to 12. The class allowed the kids to make their 'Broadway debuts' on stage at the Palace Theatre. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Young Dancers Make Broadway Debuts in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dance Class!
by Jennifer Broski - August 12, 2016
Earlier this week, the Tony Award winning hit musical, An American in Paris teamed up with Steps Dance School to offer a free dance class for kids ages 8 to 12. The class¬†allowed the kids to make their 'Broadway debuts' on stage at the Palace Theatre. Conducted by Associate Director/Choreographer Dontee Kiehn and assisted by cast members from An American in Paris including Tony nominee Leanne Cope and Associate Choreographer Sean Kelly, the students learned some of the actual Tony Award-winning choreography by Christopher Wheeldon featured in the musical. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special day and you can check out photos below! (more...)
Matthew Scott Joins Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - August 9, 2016
The Tony Award-winning An American in Paris welcomes Matthew Scott to the role of Adam Hochberg beginning tonight, Tuesday, August 9. (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Finds Its Full Cast for U.S. Tour!
by BWW News Desk - August 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 TV: The Cast of American in Paris Makes Us Feel S' Wonderful in Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 7, 2016
The August 4, 2016 show of Broadway in Bryant Park included a performance by the Broadway cast of An American in Paris. Cast members for the event included Dimitri Kleioris, Leanne Cope, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz, Derek Hanson, Attila Joey Csiki, Kyle Brown, Megan Dickinson, Kurt Froman, Derek Hanson, Marina Lazzaretto, Cory Lingner, Nathan Madden, Charlotte O'Dowd, Candy Olsen, Kristin Piro, Sam Rogers, Shannon Rugani, Bradley Schlagheck, Jeffrey C. Sousa, Tory Trowbridge and Scott Willis performing the numbers 'Shall We Dance,' 'For You, For Me, For Evermore,' 'I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise,' and 'S Wonderful.' (more...)
Breaking News: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Moves Up Final Bow on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2016
After last month's announcement that the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris would close on January 1, 2017 at Broadway's Palace Theatre, the musical's producers have just confirmed an earlier closing date. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Dimitri Kleioris as Jerry Mulligan in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016
The hit Broadway musical An American in Paris welcomes¬†DIMITRI KLEIORIS¬†to the role of Jerry Mulligan beginning today, Tuesday July 19. Kleioris has been performing the role at various performances since joining the company in March.¬†LEANNE COPE¬†continues in the role of Lise Dassin. BroadwayWorld has your first look at Dimitri Kleioris in the role of Jerry Mulligan below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Dimitri Kleioris in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2016
The hit Broadway musical An American in Paris welcomes DIMITRI KLEIORIS to the role of Jerry Mulligan beginning today, Tuesday July 19. Kleioris has been performing the role at various performances since joining the company in March. LEANNE COPE continues in the role of Lise Dassin. (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Christopher Wheeldon Set for Reddit AMA This Week
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2016
In celebration of Bastille Day, Tony Award-winning An American in Paris director/choreographer Christopher Wheeldon will be featured on Reddit.com's "Ask Me Anything" (AMA) on Thursday, July 14 at 12:00pm EST. Mr. Wheeldon will be standing by on www.Reddit.com and available to answer questions about the hit musical and his body of work in the dance world. The hit musical An American in Paris is now playing at the Palace Theatre (47th Street and 7th Avenue). (more...)
They Can't Take That Away... AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Sets Broadway Closing; Looks Ahead to U.S. Tour, London
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2016
Just announced, the Tony Award-winning musical An American in Paris will close on Sunday, January 1, 2017. Since the first performance at Broadway's Palace Theatre on March 13, 2015, An American in Paris will have played 719 regular performances and 29 previews. (more...)
BWW TV: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is S'Wonderful at Stars in the Alley!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 5, 2016
STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, took place on Friday June 3rd in Shubert Alley. Hosted by Tony nominee Sean Hayes and Mo Rocca, Broadway's best once again turned out for the annual performance - including An American in Paris' Garen Schribner, Brandon Uranowitz and Max von Essen, who performed 'S'Wonderful.' (more...)
Photo Flash: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Stars Help Launch Repetto Boutique in SoHo
by BWW News Desk - April 28, 2016
Allison Walsh, Leanne Cope, Shannon Rugani, Garen Scribner and Sara Esty from Broadway's¬†An American in Paris were on hand today, April 28, to help launch the first U.S. location of Repetto, a French ballet,¬†street shoe and ready-to-wear boutique. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
Magnifique! Original Broadway Stars Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in London
by Tyler Peterson - April 21, 2016
It's magnifique! An American in Paris will stage a reunion with its original leading duo in the West End. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Who Could Ask for Anything More? AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - April 13, 2016
The Tony Award winning hit musical¬†AN AMERICAN IN¬†PARIS just celebrated¬†its first year on Broadway last¬†night,¬†April 12. Since it opened on April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre,¬†AN AMERICAN IN¬†PARIS¬†has played 416 regular performances and 29 previews and has been seen by over 650,000 people. The company celebrated the milestone last night with a special cake from¬†Carlo's Bakery of¬†the "Cake Boss." Check out photos below!¬† (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Celebrate 1st Anniversary on Broadway with 'Cake Boss' Treat
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016
The Tony Award-winning hit musical An American in Paris celebrates its first year on Broadway tonight, Tuesday, April 12. Since it opened on April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre, An American in Paris has played 416 regular performances and 29 previews and has been seen by over 650,000 people. Following the performance on April 12, the cast will be treated to a special anniversary cake provided by Carlo's Bakery. (more...)
BWW Flashback: Put on Your Dancing Shoes as AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates One Year on Broadway!
by Marissa Sblendorio - April 12, 2016
An American in Paris moved to Broadway following its world premiere in December, 2014 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. It is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, making his Broadway directing debut. Featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Lucas, the creative team also includes Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes), Natasha Katz (lighting) and Jon Weston (sound) with a musical score adapted and supervised by Rob Fisher. Bartlett Sher is creative consultant. Based on the Academy Award winning film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin, An American in Paris brings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time. (more...)