An American In Paris Tickets
A stunning stage production, An American in Paris is all set to make its Broadway debut this spring. Based on the hit 1951 movie, An American in Paris is a lot more than just a stage adaptation. Featuring a fresh take on this dance-theatre mix, writer Craig Lucas has reworked the plot and has brought a twist in the story by giving it the shape of a back story. With the addition of new songs and superb choreography by Christopher Wheeldon, the characters have been brought to life. Virtuosic designs by Bob Crowley create a perfect setting of Paris and bring fluency into the story. Early previews of this romantic story of an American soldier and a French girl have received a lot of acclaim and have increased the demand of An American in Paris tickets. The opening show will take place on 12th April and an extended run has been planned so far.
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An American in Paris beautifully refreshes the musical theatre genre and is slated to conquer Broadway. Completely rewritten for stage by Craig Lucas, the writer has filled out the characters and changed the names. He gets full support by the director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon, who has brought modernity to the classic tale. The striking costumes and sets by Bob Crowley deserve a pat on the back as he has captured the true essence of Paris, complete with the Galeries Lafayette and boats on the Seine. Icing on the cake and of course the highlight of the musical remains the delightful hit songs by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.
Against the backdrop of the indomitable Paris, an American soldier and a gorgeous French girl meet and fall in love. Following a war, both are yearning for some normality and a new beginning. An American in Paris features Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope as the lead characters, Jerry Mulligan and Lise. The young souls are eager to start their lives afresh in a newly-liberated Paris. Jerry, who was an army veteran in the war, had witnessed a lot of brutality and was ready to leave it all behind and pursue his passion of being a painter. He finds help from a friend and an ex-pat, Milo Davenport and later ends up meeting Lise, a Parisian shop girl. Despite coming from different backgrounds, they all have one thing in common – secrets. Each person has its own secret that forms the essence of the plot. As Lise and Jerry get to know each other, they slowly start to fall in love. Adding drama to the musical are the characters, Adam (American composer) and Henri (Parisian aristocrat), who are both friends of Jerry. Also, both are vying for Lise. With An American in Paris tickets in hand for the opening run, find out how this romantic tangle gets untied and who eventually sweeps Lise off her feet.
An American in Paris has already been called a masterpiece by the critics and their verdict is that the musical is here to stay. Innovative yet original, its modern presentation has remained honest to the genre’s tradition. A virtual set is created with the help of mobile panels and screen projections. This helps in transporting the audience from one scene to the other with the use of minimal props. Beautiful choreography that mixes energy and grace, presented with colorful exuberance, sets the stage on fire. Magical romance filled with beauty and artistry, An American in Paris includes touching and joyful songs like “They Can't Take That Away From Me”, “I Got Rhythm”, “S Wonderful”, “The Man I Love” and “But Not For Me”.
This romantic journey has received standing ovations for its previews and has been called a “paradise for Broadway musical shows lovers”. Don’t miss it when its raises it curtains for an official opening.