An American in Paris

Run Time:
Two hours and 30 minutes, with 1 intermission
Ages: 6+
Opened: October 14, 2016

An American in Paris - 2016 - US Tour History , Info & More

Proctor's Theatre
432 State Street Schenectady, NY 12305

Named BEST MUSICAL of the year by both the Drama League and the Outer Critics Circle and the winner of four Tony Awards, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is the hit new musical guaranteed to sweep you off your feet—and into the arms of a story you'll never forget.

Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin and the Tony Award-winning choreography of Christopher Wheeldon, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has captivated both audiences and critics, becoming the most honored Broadway musical of 2015. Its stunning combination of classic music, timeless story, breathtaking dance and state-of-the-art design results in the spectacular musical the New York Times declares "outshines anything else currently on Broadway."

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BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Chapman Music Hall - Tulsa Performing Arts Center by Jericho Thomas - June 21, 2018

Eiffel in love. A quarter of the way through its second act, "An American in Paris" transforms from a golden-age dancebox musical into full-out modern musical theatre. The quintet of lovers at the heart of its story weave their raw, overlapping passions through three songs written by George and Ira Gershwin. And they do it all while barely moving. It's a welcome moment of stillness in an otherwise kinetic show.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Host Broadway Dance Masterclass by Julie Musbach - June 12, 2018

Celebrity Attractions, in association with Tulsa Ballet, is proud to present a special dance masterclass with the national Broadway tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The masterclass will be held Wednesday, June 20 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Tulsa Ballet studios located at 1212 E 45th Place in Tulsa. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dance Captain Christopher Howard will lead local metro Tulsa area dance students ages 14 and up in an advanced level workshop. Student sign-ups are now open and must be made in advance.

BWW Review: The First National Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Comes to California Musical Theatre by Courtney Symes - May 20, 2018

An American in Paris is a gorgeous fusion of dance and classic musical theatre that is based on the 1951 film of the same name. Originally starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, the film won 6 Academy Awards and introduced Gershwin staples such as "I Got Rhythm" and "'S Wonderful." The Broadway version debuted in 2015 and won 4 Tony Awards, including Best Choreography and Best Scenic Design.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Comes to Milwaukee's Marcus Center by Julie Musbach - May 3, 2018

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play Milwaukee's Marcus Center for a one-week engagement on June 26-July 1. The North American tour launched in October 2016 and the Milwaukee engagement will mark the 58th and final city for the tour.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Makes Regional Premiere in Tulsa by Julie Musbach - April 9, 2018

Celebrity Attractions brings the most awarded new musical of 2015, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, to the Tulsa Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement of only eight performances June 19-24. The Tony® Award-winning production's tickets go on sale to the public Friday, April 13 at 10 a.m.

BWW Interview: Kirsten And Matthew Scott of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Overture Center by Angie Stanton - February 16, 2018

What could be more romantic than a trip to Paris with the love of your life? Perhaps it's transporting an audience to Paris eight times a week, while touring the country. That is what married couple Kirsten and Matthew Scott are doing in the national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, which dances into Madison on February 28th.

BWW Interview: Ben Michael of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS by Christine Swerczek - February 12, 2018

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is coming to Omaha! This winner of multiple Tony Awards, based on the 1951 Academy Award winning film of the same name and adapted for stage by Christopher Wheeldon, will run February 13-18 at Omaha's Orpheum Theatre.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Dances its Way to Omaha's Orpheum by Julie Musbach - January 9, 2018

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards , will play Omaha's Orpheum Theater for one week only February 13-18, 2018 as part of Omaha Performing Arts 2017/2018 Broadway Season.

'S Wonderful! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is Coming to Fox Cities Performing Arts Center by BWW Intern - December 20, 2017

This February will have you saying 's wonderful' over and over again! The hit musical An American in Paris will be at Thrivent Financial Hall starting February 20-25, 2018.

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Detroit Opera House is a Stunning Musical Filled with Exquisite Dancing! by Katie Laban - December 8, 2017

An American in Paris, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, is currently playing until December 10th at the Detroit Opera House. It is a stunning show filled with some of the most exquisite dance numbers in recent history, catchy songs, and a beautiful story to go along with it.

Tams-Witmark Nabs Worldwide Rights to AN AMERICAN IN PARIS by BWW News Desk - November 30, 2017

Tams-Witmark has secured worldwide amateur and professional licensing rights to An American in Paris, the timeless Gershwin musical set in the City of Lights.

McGEE MADDOX On His Starring Role in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS by Jeffrey Ellis - October 30, 2017

For McGee Maddox the dancer/actor who plays Jerry Mulligan in the national tour of An American in Paris, which opens at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall on Tuesday, October 31 it's knowing that every Tuesday means a new venue, a new city and a new backstage crew that keeps him focused and the role fresh even after 128 performances.



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