VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Broadway's An American in Paris

News   VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Broadway's An American in Paris The official trailer for the new Broadway musical An American in Paris, which arrives March 13 at the Palace Theatre, has been released.

Following its Nov. 22, 2014-Jan. 4, 2015, engagement at Paris' Théâtre du Châtelet, An American in Paris will officially open on Broadway 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.

Directed and choreographed by ballet master 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.

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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.

Tickets for Broadway are available through Ticketmaster.com.

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