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Tickets On Sale Saturday for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Mirvish

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Tickets On Sale Saturday for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Mirvish

David Mirvish and Aubrey Dan present AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will play Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre, for a 5-week engagement March 27 - April 29, 2018.

Tickets for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will go on public sale Saturday December 2, 2017 at www.mirvish.com or by phone 416-872-1212 or 1-800-461-3333. Group tickets (15 or more) are currently available by calling 416-593-4142 or 1-800-724-6420.

Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon, the show features the music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and a book by Craig Lucas.

Jerry Mulligan will be played by McGee Maddox (National Ballet of Canada) and and Lise Dassin will be played Allison Walsh (Anastasia, An American in Paris). Joining them are Matthew Scott (An American in Paris, Sondheim on Sondheim) as Adam Hochberg; Kirsten Scott (Follies) as Milo Davenport; Teri Hansen (Show Boat, Boys from Syracuse) as Madame Baurel; and Ben Michael (Fiddler on the Roof) as Henri Baurel. Deanna Doyle (Phantom of the Opera, Tuck Everlasting) will perform as the Lise alternate, and Kyle Robinson (Shaping Sound, West Side Story) is the Jerry alternate.

The creative team is also comprised of Tony Award-winners Bob Crowley (set and costume designer) and Natasha Katz (lighting designer); Jon Weston (sound designer); 59 Productions (projection designer); Rob Fisher (musical score adaption, arrangement and supervision); Todd Ellison (musical supervisor); David Andrews Rogers (musical director/conductor); Christopher Austin and Bill Elliott (orchestrations); Sam Davis (dance arrangements); Telsey + Company/Rachel Hoffman, C.S.A. (casting); Rick Steiger (production supervisor); Dontee Kiehn (associate director and associate choreographer); and Sean Kelly (associate choreographer and resident director).

The score of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS includes the songs "I Got Rhythm," "Liza,"'S Wonderful," "But Not For Me," "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," and orchestral music including "Concerto in F," "Second Prelude," "Second Rhapsody/Cuban Overture" and "An American In Paris."

The production opened to widespread critical acclaim at the Palace Theatre on Broadway in April 2015 after its world premiere at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. The New York production closed in October, 2016 after playing more than 600 performances. A West End production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS opened in March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS won four 2015 Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, 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 New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker, the Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Masterworks Broadway Original Broadway Cast recording of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS was nominated for the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award.

The producing team includes Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan and Roy Furman by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet.

Photo Credit: Matthew Murphy


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