An American In Paris
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An American In Paris, the breathtakingly beautiful new Broadway musical about love, hope and living your dreams, has opened at London's stunningly restored Dominion Theatre to standing ovations from the public and a record-setting 28 five-star rave reviews from the critics.

Winner of 4 Tony® Awards, this "truly ravishing version of the Hollywood film" (The Guardian) features many of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved songs (including I Got Rhythm, 'S Wonderful, I'll Build a Stairway To Paradise, But Not For Me, The Man I Love and They Can't Take That Away from Me) and is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, written by Craig Lucas and designed by Bob Crowley.

"An impassioned love-letter to art and life" (The Daily Telegraph(, An American In Paris finds a young American GI pursuing his dream to make it as a painter in the aftermath of war. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer, the 'City of Light' becomes the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love.
★★★★★
"THEATRICAL GOLD."
"Christopher Wheeldon's superb show is a riot of colour and movement, with irresistible dance routines and a wealth of Gershwin classics."
Michael Billington, THE GUARDIAN

★★★★★
"IT'S A SPECIAL SHOW - TRULY IT IS."
You almost feel you couldn't ask for anything more but this Gershwin musical also has that indefinable something called grace and a joie de vivre that lifts it, and us, all night long.
Anne Treneman, THE TIMES

★★★★★
"AN AMERICAN IN PARIS IS UNLIKE ANY OTHER MUSICAL ON THE LONDON STAGE: sumptuously beautiful and heartfelt, it has a romantic pizzazz all of its own."
Sarah Compton, WHATSONSTAGE

★★★★★
"THE BEST-LOOKING AND BEST-DANCED MUSICAL IN TOWN IS AN INSTANT CLASSIC. It is sheer musical theatre magic." Mark Shenton, THE STAGE

★★★★★
"A LUXURIOUS, SUMPTUOUS MUSICAL MASTERPIECE."
Paul Phear, Smooth Radio

★★★★★
DAILY MAIL

★★★★★
FINANCIAL TIMES
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS EXTENDS BOOKING TO 2018 (2 MAY 2017)

Christopher Wheeldon's reinvention of the Oscar® winning film An American In Paris has been ecstatically received by audiences and critics since opening at the restored Dominion Theatre in March. The production has now extended booking, with tickets on sale until Saturday 27 January 2018.

The sumptuous new musical about following your heart and living your dreams is written by Craig Lucas and features the timeless music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, including I Got Rhythm, 'S Wonderful, I'll Build a Stairway To Paradise and They Can't Take That Away from Me, together with George Gershwin's sweeping compositions including 'Concerto in F' and 'An American in Paris'.

The cast is headed by the original, award-winning Broadway stars Robert Fairchild (as Jerry Mulligan) and Leanne Cope (as Lise Dassin), together with Haydn Oakley as Henri Baurel, Zoe Rainey as Milo Davenport, David Seadon-Young as Adam Hochberg and Jane Asher as Madame Baurel. Ashley Day is the alternate Jerry Mulligan (and he will assume the role from Monday 19 June 2017).



JANE ASHER JOINS THE CAST OF AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (13 SEPTEMBER 2016)

Full casting has been announced for Christopher Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the Oscar® winning film (that starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron) An American In Paris, which bursts into life in the West End from Saturday 4 March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.

Joining the previously announced Broadway stars Robert Fairchild (as Jerry Mulligan) and Leanne Cope (as Lise Dassin) will be Jane Asher, who will play the role of Madame Baurel.

Also joining the cast are Haydn Oakley (Sunset Boulevard, The Book Of Mormon, Women On The Verge Of A Nervous Breakdown) as Henri Baurel, Zoe Rainey (Kenneth Branagh Plays At The Garrick, Wicked) as Milo Davenport, David Seadon-Young (Ghost The Musical, A Damsel In Distress) as Adam Hochberg and Ashley Day (The Book Of Mormon, Mary Poppins, The Wizard Of Oz), who will be the alternate Jerry Mulligan (and will assume the role from Monday 19 June 2017).

In an extraordinary career spanning more than six decades, Jane Asher (Madame Baurel) has appeared in many films and television series including Alfie with Michael Caine; Deep End (BAFTA nomination, Best Supporting Actress); Henry VIII and His Six Wives; Brideshead Revisited; A Voyage Round My Father with Laurence Olivier (BAFTA nomination, Best Actress); The Mistress; Wish Me Luck; the re-make of Crossroads; Death at a Funeral; Lady Byrne in Holby City and Dancing on the Edge. She made her West End stage debut in 1960 and has subsequently played leading roles at the Royal Court, National Theatre, Bristol Old Vic, Edinburgh Festival and on Broadway. Her many notable London stage performances include Festen, Blithe Spirit, Whose Life Is It Anyway? and several Alan Ayckbourn plays, including Henceforward opposite Ian McKellen.

The company also features: Julian Forsyth and Ashley Andrews, Sophie Apollonia, Zoe Arshamian, Sarah Bakker, James Barton, Alicia Beck, Chrissy Brooke, James Butcher, Jonathan Caguioa, Jennifer Davison, Katie Deacon, Rebecca Fennelly, Sebastian Goffin, Alyn Hawke, Nicky Henshall, Genevieve Heron, Amy Hollins, Frankie Jenna, Justin-Lee Jones, Robin Kent, Kristen McGarrity, Julia J. Nagle, Daniela Norman, Aaron Smyth, Todd Talbot, Max Westwell, Jack Wilcox, Carrie Willis, Stuart Winter and Liam Wrate.



BROADWAY'S AN AMERICAN IN PARIS TO OPEN IN WEST END IN 2017 (27 APRIL 2016)

An American In Paris will burst into life on the West End stage for the first time when Christopher Wheeldon's multi award-winning new Broadway musical comes to London's Dominion Theatre next spring. Inspired by the Oscar® winning film and with a book by Craig Lucas, the show has preview performances from Saturday 4 March 2017. It features many of George and Ira Gershwin's most iconic songs including I Got Rhythm, 'S Wonderful, and They Can't Take That Away From Me, together with George Gershwin's sweeping compositions including Concerto in F and An American in Paris.

Fresh from originating their roles on Broadway, Robert Fairchild (a New York City Ballet Principal dancer) will play Jerry Mulligan and British Royal Ballet dancer Leanne Cope will play Lise Dassin. These acclaimed, award-winning stars, who will be making their West End debuts, will lead a company of over 50 actors, dancers and musicians. Further West End casting to be announced.

An American In Paris is directed and choreographed by the internationally renowned, British-born Christopher Wheeldon, recipient of the Tony® Award 2015: Best Choreographer for this production. An Artistic Associate of the Royal Ballet, Wheeldon received an OBE in the 2016 New Year's Honours "for services to promoting the interests and reputation of British classical and theatrical dance worldwide". The set and costumes are designed by the celebrated West End and Broadway designer Bob Crowley (The Audience; Mary Poppins) with projections by the prominent British designers 59 Productions (War Horse; London 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony).

Wheeldon's stunning reinvention of the MGM film, which starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, premiered in 2014 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris to ecstatic reviews before transferring to The Palace Theatre on Broadway, where it's now in its second hit year, becoming the most awarded musical of the 2015/16 season, including four Tony® Awards. A major North American tour begins later this year.











Monday - Friday
Normal Price £87.50
Our Price £39.50

Information
Type of production: Musical

Opened: 04 March 2017

Booking until: 27 January 2018

Running time: 2 Hours 30 Mins

Prices: £65.00 - £159.00

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