Photo Coverage: Who Could Ask for Anything More? AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway!
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!
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS received 12 Tony nominations and won 4 including Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Set and Best Lighting Design. The musical also won four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards including Best Musical, the Drama League Award for Best Musical, three Fred and Adele Astaire Awards and two Theatre World Awards. The musical was included on the Year's Best lists of the Associated Press, Entertainment Weekly, The Hollywood Reporter, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and The Wall Street Journal. The Masterworks Broadway Original Broadway Cast recording of An American in Paris was nominated for the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award.
In a city suddenly filled with new possibilities, one young GI will discover his passion for art, his desire for change and the love of his life. An American in Paris is inspired by the Academy Award-winning film and features the music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin, the Tony Award-winning choreography of director Christopher Wheeldon and a book by Craig Lucas.
Photo Credit: Jennifer Broski
The cast of An American in Paris
The cast, crew, and creative team of An American in Paris