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An American in Paris - 2014 - Paris

Eager to begin his life anew after the brutality of combat, World War II Army veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses

newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. With the assistance of fellow ex-pat Milo

Davenport, a wealthy American with a past she wishes to forget, Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets

Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret. Soon it becomes clear that Jerry’s friends—Adam, a Jewish

American composer, and Henri, a Parisian aristocrat—also vie for Lise’s love. This romantic tangle can only be

untied through the miracle of dance set to some of the greatest music and lyrics ever written. A classic American

film about young souls in Paris has been reimagined for the Broadway stage of the 21st


The new musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, has targeted Broadway for the spring of 2015 following its world

premiere in December, 2014 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. It will be 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 Scott Lehrer (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.



by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020
Smuin Contemporary Ballet announced the expansion of its hit Virtual Class Program, featuring a brand new schedule packed with exclusive behind-the-scenes tutorials, lessons in all-new styles including tap and soft-shoe, and expanded offerings of its most popular classes.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with 54 Celebrates Mel Brooks!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2020
The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and Cincinnati Pops today announced a new initiative, The Fanfare Project, borne of the Orchestra's heritage as a champion of the music of its time and of the role of music to unite us in uncertain times. The inspiration for the initiative is Aaron Copland's Fanfare for the Common Man, commissioned by CSO Music Director Eugene Goossens in 1942 in support of Allied efforts and as a testament to the American spirit during World War II. The Orchestra gave the world premiere on March 12, 1943. 
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
Famed Playhouse actress Gertrude Lawrence (1898-1952) once said, 'If my experience had taught me anything, it was that, if a thing had to be done, it could be done.'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2020
After a highly successful launch last week, THE CLEAR DAY PROJECT and MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL SYSTEM have released 16 all new artist gratitude videos today, Wednesday May 6th, 2020, in support of the Mount Sinai medical staff working on the frontline during the Covid-19 pandemic.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
San Francisco Ballet's free weekly stream on SF Ballet @ Home features commissioned works from the 2018 Unbound festival and other notable ballets from SF Ballet's repertory. Every Friday, SF Ballet streams a complete ballet from its archives on Facebook, IGTV, YouTube, and the SF Ballet website.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below has added two original shows to #54BelowatHome, a series of streamed performances to provide theater fans everywhere with artistic content from their favorite artists.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2020
Newly announced prizes for the first place winners include: A virtual voice lesson with Matt Farnsworth prior to recording your single, a session with Telsey+ Company's Rachel Hoffman to hone in your audition skill, a free subscription to BroadwayWorld Edu - online classes in singing, acting, and dancing worth over $1200!
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2020
Stage star Alistair Brammer has launched Lockdown Duets, a new Instagram series 'connecting Broadway stars and West End stars in solidarity to sing duets during this time of theatre darkness.'
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020
BroadwayHD, the premier streaming platform for live theater, is honoring Broadway's biggest night with an award-worthy lineup of programming. Starting June 1, Tony Award®-winning and nominated performances will be highlighted each day leading up to the originally scheduled Tony Awards® on June 7.
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 28, 2020
HBO Max launched in May of 2020 and we've got a complete guide to all of the musicals, plays and theatre available on the newest streaming service.
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2020
BroadwayHD today announced its upcoming June titles, which feature an exciting lineup and star studded casts, including hit comedies, original musical productions, popular theater films and more.
by TV News Desk - May 27, 2020
WarnerMedia's highly anticipated streaming platform, HBO Max, has officially launched today, featuring a leading collection of content curated from across WarnerMedia's legendary catalog and a roster of new Max Originals, plus fan-favorite acquired franchises and films.
by Peter Nason - May 26, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest scenes in cinema from 1901 to 2020. See if your favorite movie moments made the list!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020
Max von Essen took to Instagram to perform for fans, in lieu of his cancelled concert set for this weekend.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2020
As we pause today to remember their sacrifice, BroadwayWorld is looking back on stories of past wars, undying patriotism and true courage, which have been the topics of countless films, television series, and of course... theatre. Below we celebrate our armed forces with songs from musicals that  tell their story.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2020
Films from throughout cinematic history have been brought to the Broadway stage for years. Which shows do you pick in each decade?
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Feinstein's/54 Below continues their #54BelowAtHome series tonight with I Wish: The Roles That Could Have Been - Home Edition!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse has announced casting for 'Rising Star Honors,' a virtual celebration of New Jersey high school students
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced the expansion of its online programs and events through August 2020. Arena Artistic Director Molly Smith has curated a diverse and engaging Spring/Summer Season, Looking Forward, connecting artists and audiences locally and nationally.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
San Francisco Ballet announces further free weekly streams on SF Ballet @ Home, featuring commissioned works from the 2018 Unbound festival and other notable ballets from SF Ballet's repertory.
by Roy Berko - May 13, 2020
No one knows for sure, but according to Playhouse CEO and President Gina Gernaci, present plans call for FROZEN to open on August 15, 2020, three weeks later than originally planned. This will be followed on September 22 by HAMILTON.
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020
HBO Max has revealed the second slate of premium Max Originals available to viewers after the streamer's May 27th launch.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2020
The New York Youth Symphony is continuing its mission of educating and inspiring young musicians through its Orchestra, Jazz, Chamber Music, Composition, Musical Theater Songwriting, Conducting, and First Music commissioning programs.
by Martin Ganeider - Jun 3, 2020
Dear diary, here is another one for us. The likes of Bettina Bogdany (Jessica), Gloria Wind (Andrea), Gernot Romic (Gavin), and Konstantin Zander (Billy & Brooks), together with Philipp Bindreiter (Drums), Bela Fischer (Piano & Arrangement) and Walter Walterson (Bass) got something for our ears. They recorded something from a very special album, maybe one of the best ones to enjoy after a busy day at work. THAT SMILE from John Bucchinos IT'S ONLY LIFE. Sit back, relax, and enjoy. Stay healthy, we are all in this together and we will come out of it, together! Stay strong and don't forget to smile.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2020
In a first for the pioneering Australian performing arts company, Circa Contemporary Circus is launching a podcast. In Producing Heroes Circa Artistic Director Yaron Lifschitz sits down with some of the producing heroes of the creative world, to capture their extraordinary tales of producing the shows and events that have shaped the 21st Century.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020
More than a dozen Broadway performers, and special guest Voices of Service, are participating in a virtual concert to honor the Town of Garner during Independence Day celebrations.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced its newly created virtual audition intensive. Developed and led by Arena Stage's Community Engagement department, the online intensive prepares students and artists ages 16-22 for careers in theater with group and private coaching sessions in audition techniques.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
The winner of the 2020 annual Stiles and Drewe Best New Song Prize will be announced during a 'virtual concert' and online ceremony on Sunday 5 July.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2020
Today (June 23) in live streaming: It's the Day of the Show Y'all is back, Mandy Gonzalez visits The Producer's Perspective, and so much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
BroadwayHD has acquired Repeat Attenders, a feature-length musical theater documentary from Australian independent filmmaker Mark Dooley. The documentary, which takes us inside the fascinating and unexplored world of musical theatre superfans, is now available to stream exclusively on BroadwayHD.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2020
Smuin Contemporary Ballet announces the extension of its hit virtual classes featuring lessons in a variety of dance styles now through July 5, 2020. Smuin's Virtual Classes taught by its Company artists and alumni provide at-home dancers of all levelsa?"beginner, intermediate, and advanceda?"with the opportunity to participate in Zoom-based drop-in lessons in ballet, tap, contemporary, jazz, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020
Carnegie Hall is continuing its new online series-Live with Carnegie Hall-with an episode on Tuesday, June 16 at 2PM EDT, hosted by the leading interpreter of the American Songbook Michael Feinstein.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 11, 2020
Hello Again, directed by Tom Gustafson, centers around ten lost souls that slip in and out of one another's arms in a daisy-chained exploration of love's bittersweet embrace. The film is based on the Off-Broadway hit of the same name by Michael John LaChiusaa and stars Martha Plimpton, Audra McDonald, Cheyenne Jackson, Rumor Willis, Sam Underwood, Nolan Gerard Funk, Jenna Ushkowitz, Tyler Blackburn and more.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2020
Join Playhouse on Park for Encore! A Playhouse on Park VIRTUAL Fundraiser - 'Opening Our Doors' on Saturday, June 27th from 7:00pm - 8:00pm. Help them ensure that they are able to open their doors once we are all able to gather again.
by BWW Prompts - Jun 1, 2020
We want to hear from you! We're starting #BwayWorldPrompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2020
Paper Mill Playhouse presents 'Rising Star Honors', a virtual celebration of New Jersey high school students, many of whom were unable to perform their high school musicals due to the current Covid-19 health crisis.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2020
The Broadway Original Cast of INTO THE WOODS and the West End revival of INTO THE WOODS have been added to BroadwayHD.
by BWW Prompts - Jul 7, 2020
We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2020
This year's Harlem School of the Arts (HSA), HSA@Home, Summer Dance Experience has begun. The organization has one of the best all-around dance programs in the country, and the Intensive, introduced two years ago, has fast risen to the top of in-demand summer programs.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020
BroadwayHD, the premiere streaming service for theater fans, today announced its hot new August lineup with popular comedy and musical titles to watch all month long! Leading the way this month is Summer Stock, the 1950's movie directed by Charles Walters, which stars Judy Garland, Gene Kelly and Eddie Bracken, on August 1st.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020
ALL ARTS has announced the US premiere of In This Life a?" An Exploration of Grief in Five Acts, starring Robbie Fairchild ('An American in Paris' and 'Cats').
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2020
Pacific Symphony's official classical radio station, KUSC 91.5 FM, will broadcast seven of the Symphony's 2019-20 Classical Series concerts to over half a million listeners in Southern and Central California, beginning July 26 at 7 p.m. and continuing on summer Sunday evenings through Sept. 6.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2020
Bronx Arts Ensemble announces the elevation of Judith Insell to Artistic Director. Previously, Insell served as BAE's Director of Curriculum and Artist Development.  Judith will oversee BAE's artistic programs in Bronx public schools and onstage. Judith Insell brings a wealth of knowledge to the role of Artistic Director, as BAE continues to provide the Bronx with high quality arts education & concert programs that support & honor the rich cultures of the diverse populations of the Bronx. 
by Daria Vorobyeva - Jul 20, 2020
The opening night of the Russian production of CHESS is to take place in Moscow's MDM Theatre a?' home of Broadway Moscow Theatre Company on October 17, 2020. It will become the first and only large-scale musical premiere in Russia this Fall, after the restrictions on presentation of theatrical productions have been lifted by the authorities.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2020
The opening night of the Russian production of CHESS, from the author Tim Rice and composers Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus is to take place in Moscow's MDM Theatre - home of Broadway Moscow Theatre Company on October 17, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020
Smuin Contemporary Ballet has announced Class for a Cause, and the extension of its hit virtual classes featuring lessons in a variety of dance styles now through August 2, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2020
Gerard West Media announced today that a fifteenth anniversary edition of Steven Sorrentino's Luncheonette: A Memoir-featuring a new author's note, photos and more-is now available in paperback and eBook formats from Amazon and Barnes & Noble.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2020
Starting Monday, July 20, TodayTix will launch its first-ever virtual classes program called TomorrowTix Classes.