An American in Paris

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After the end of World War II, Jerry, an American GI, decides to remain in Paris and attempts to start a new life as a painter. He falls in love with Lise, a beautiful Jewish-French girl who survived the Holocaust by living in hiding with a French family. Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film of the same name, the musical includes songs by George and Ira Gershwin. Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon.
Format: Musical
Running time: 2 hours and 30 minutes

Snapshot

Original or Prominent Production: Palace Theatre, New York, April 2015.
Original Source Material: This Broadway stage production is inspired by the 1951 film An American in Paris.
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Original Language: English

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