An American in Paris is Coming to Portland May 16-21
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AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play Portland’s Keller Auditorium for a one-week engagement from May 16 – 21.Don’t miss out on your chance to see this incredible show!
Inspired by the Academy-Award winning film, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon, the show features the music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and a book by Craig Lucas.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS won four 2015 Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Drama League Award for Best Musical, three Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, and two Theatre World Awards. The musical was included on the Year’s Best lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker, the Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Masterworks Broadway Original Broadway Cast recording of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS was nominated for the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award.
The score of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS includes the songs “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “‘S’Wonderful,” “But Not For Me,” “I’ll Build a Stairway to Paradise,” and orchestral music including “Concerto in F,” “Second Prelude,” “Second Rhapsody/Cuban Overture” and “An American In Paris.”
I am SO excited to see this show. Get your tickets, and I’ll see you at the theater!!
TICKET AND PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
An American in Paris will be at Portland’s Keller Auditorium for eight performances. The schedule for the Portland engagement is:
Tuesday, May 16 7:30pm
Wednesday, May 17 7:30pm
Thursday, May 18 7:30pm – ASL Interpreted Performance
Friday, May 19 7:30pm – Audio Described Performance
Saturday, May 20 2:00pm and 7:30pm
Sunday, May 21 1:00pm, 6:30pm – Open Caption Performance
Wheelchair seating is available at all performances. For information on ADA seating, please call the Portland Opera Box Office at 503-241-1802, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the Portland Opera Box Office in person (Monday – Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm)
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