Dont miss this original performance of an American classic with a truly French twist! Academy Award-winning film An American in Paris was first adapted for the stage in 2014, at legendary Parisian theatre, the Thtre du Chtelet. Now, in an all-new production, this magical musical is returning to the city it is set in and the theatre where it was born. Playing in English!
Ages: Recommended for all ages
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BWW Review: COLE PORTER IN PARIS at Théâtre Du Châtelet
December 30, 2021
Cole Porter, the most Francophile of the big five American composers of the American songbook, with Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Richard Rodgers, spent almost a decade in Paris just after World War I immersing himself French language and culture and developing his craft as a composer and lyricist of sophisticated and semi-autographical ditties full of double entendre, trying them out as a dilettante pianist in the party scenes of the roaring 20s not only in Paris but also in Venice, before taking on Broadway by storm the following decade.
42ND STREET And More Announced For Chicago Lyric Opera 2019/20 Season!
January 24, 2019
A season filled with unforgettable music, riveting stories, thrilling singers from around the world, and stirring productions goes on sale by subscription Friday, January 25, at 10am. Six new and new-to-Chicago productions including three Lyric premieres and three performances of the Ring cycle will engage and entertain audiences from late September 2019 through June 2020.