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First Preview Video Of Broadway Bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

Get a first look at Broadway-bound AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!

A brand new video showcasing the Paris premiere of upcoming Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is now available to view, showcasing the first preview performance and the accomplished cast discussing their association with the hotly anticipated screen-to-stage adaptation.

More information on AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is as follows:"Rehearsals began Monday, September 22, for the upcoming world premiere of An American in Paris prior to its engagement at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris where previews will begin Saturday, November 22, 2014 for a Wednesday, December 10, 2014 opening night. The Broadway run of An American in Paris will begin previews Friday, March 13, 2015 for a Sunday, April 12, 2015 opening night at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street).

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, making his Broadway directing debut. Inspired by the Academy-Award winning film directed by Vincente Minnelli, An American in Paris brings 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 musical of hope, redemption and romance.

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere production of An American in Paris. The cast will include Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan, Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin, Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg, and Max von Essen as Henri Baurel. Leanne Cope is appearing with the permission of Actors' Equity Association.

The cast will also include Caitlin Abraham, Will Burton, Michael Cusumano, Attila Joey Csiki, 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 and Victor J. Wisehart.

The creative team includes Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes), Natasha Katz and (lighting), Jon Weston (sound), 59 Productions (animation and projection design) with the musical score adapted, arranged and supervised by Rob Fisher, orchestrations by Christopher Austin, dance arrangements by Sam Davis and musical direction by Brad Haak. The Associate Director is Jacquelin Barrett and the Associate Choreographer is Dontee Kiehn. Casting is by Telsey + Company/Rachel Hoffman.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will be presented at Théâtre du Châtelet in English featuring the 25-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."

The producers are Pittsburgh CLO (Van Kaplan) and Théâtre du Châtelet (Jean-Luc Choplin) by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical (Stuart Oken) and Roy Furman.

Tickets to AMERICAN IN PARIS at the Théâtre du Châtelet available at Single ticket information for Broadway will be announced shortly."

View the new promotional featurette for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS below.

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