Box Office for Broadway's An American in Paris Musical Opens for Business Today

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The box office at the Palace Theatre, which will soon be the home of the new musical An American in Paris, opens for business Feb. 6.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope
Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope Photo by Angela Sterling

Following its Nov. 22, 2014-Jan. 4, 2015, engagement at Paris' Théâtre du Châtelet, An American in Paris will arrive at Broadway's Palace (Broadway at 47th Street) March 13 prior to an official opening April 12.

The new musical, inspired by the Oscar-winning film of the same name, features a score by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Craig Lucas.

Read reviews of the Paris premiere here.

Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, the cast is led by Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan, Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin, Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg and Max von Essen as Henri Baurel.

The company also includes Caitlin Abraham, Will Burton, Michael Cusumano, Attila Joey Csiki, Taeler Elyse Cyrus, Ashlee Dupré, Rebecca Eichenberger, Sara Esty, Laura Feig, Jennie Ford, Kurt Froman, Heather Lang, Dustin Layton, Nathan Madden, Gia Mongell, Candy Olsen, Rebecca Riker, Adam Rogers, Sam Rogers, Shannon Marie Rugani, Garen Scribner, Sam Strasfeld, Sarrah Strimel, Charlie Sutton, Allison Walsh, Scott Willis and Victor J. Wisehart. An American in Paris, according to press notes, "transforms the timeless story of love in a city rebuilding from the heartbreak of World War II - into a new Broadway musical of hope, redemption and romance."

The creative team also includes Bob Crowley (sets and costumes), Natasha Katz (lighting), Jon Weston (sound) and 59 Productions (animation and projection design); the musical score is adapted, arranged and supervised by Rob Fisher with orchestrations by Christopher Austin, musical supervision by Todd Ellison, dance arrangements by Sam Davis and musical direction by‎ Brad Haak. The associate director is Jacquelin Barrett, and the associate choreographer is Dontee Kiehn. Casting is by Telsey + Company/Rachel Hoffman.

The score includes “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “S’Wonderful,” “But Not For Me,” “Stairway to Paradise,” and orchestral music including “Concerto in F,” “2nd Prelude,” “2nd Rhapsody,” “The Cuban Overture” and “An American In Paris.”

The producers are Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan, Roy Furman, Stephanie McClelland, Darren Bagert, Carole Haber, James Nederlander, Five Cent Productions, Michael Leavitt, Apples and Oranges Studios/Dominion Pictures, Roger Berlind/Arch Road, Simone Genatt Haft/Marc Routh, Tara Smith/Spencer Ross, Ed Walson/Peter May, Adam Zotovich/Celia Atkin, Eugene Beard/Julie Boardman/Kallish-Weinstein, Stuart Ditsky/Jim Herbert/Sandy Robertson, Suzanne Friedman/Independent Presenters Network/Wonderful Productions, The Leonore S. Gershwin 1987 Trust/DSM-FMP/Proctors, Harriet Newman Leve/Jane Dubin/Sarahbeth Grossman, Caiola Productions/Jennifer Isaacson/Raise the Curtain, by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet.

Tickets for Broadway are available through Ticketmaster.com.

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