An American in Paris Announces Complete Touring Company
Broadway's Garen Scribner and Sara Esty will lead the cast.
Complete casting has been announced for the upcoming national tour of An American in Pairs, now running at Broadway's Palace Theatre.
As previously announced, Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin will be played by Garen Scribner and Sara Esty, who performed these leading roles on Broadway. Joining them are Etai Benson (Wicked) as Adam Hochberg, Emily Ferranti (Wicked) as Milo Davenport, Gayton Scott (Gypsy) as Madame Baurel, and Nick Spangler (The Book of Mormon) as Henri Baurel. Leigh-Ann Esty (Miami City Ballet) and Ryan Steele (Newsies) will serve as the Lise and Jerry alternates.
Rounding out the ensemble are Karolina Blonski, Brittany Bohn, Stephen Brower, Randy Castillo, Jessica Cohen, Jace Coronado, Barton Cowperthwaite, Alexa De Barr, Erika Hebron, Christopher M. Howard, Colby Q. Lindeman, Nathalie Marrable, Tom Mattingly, Caitlin Meighan, Alida Michal, Don Noble, Sayiga Eugene Peabody, Alexandra Pernice, David Prottas, Emily Ramirez, Danielle Santos, Lucas Segovia, Kyle Vaughn, Laurie Wells, Dana Winkle, Erica Wong, and Blake Zelesnikar.
Winner of four 2015 Tony Awards, An American in Paris is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Inspired by the Oscar-winning film, the musical features a book by Craig Lucas and a score of George and Ira Gershwin's iconic tunes including "I Got Rhythm," " 'S Wonderful," and "They Can't Take That Away From Me." The story follows a young American soldier and a beautiful French girl in "a timeless story of love in a city rebuilding from the heartbreak of World War II."
The national tour will premiere in Boston at the Citi Wang Theatre, running from October 25-November 6, following a preview period at Proctor's in Schenectady, NY.
The Broadway production will end its run on October 9.