An American in Paris Announces Dates and Cities for National Tour
Current Broadway star Garen Scribner will lead the touring cast.
An American in Paris, winner of four 2015 Tony Awards, has announced the cities and performance dates set for its national tour. The musical recently celebrated its one-year anniversary at Broadway's Palace Theatre and will open in London's West End in March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.
The tour will launch in Boston at the Citi Wang Theatre October 25-November 6, following a preview period at Proctors in Schenectady, New York. The production will then make stops in Buffalo (November 8-13), Hartford (November 15-20), Philadelphia (November 22-27), Greenville (November 29-December 4), West Palm Beach (December 6-11), Orlando (December 13-18), Tampa (December 20-25), Miami (December 27-January 1, 2017), Durham (January 3-8, 2017), Charlotte (January 10-15, 2017), St. Louis (January 17-29, 2017), Houston (February 21-March 5, 2017), Denver (March 8-19, 2017), Los Angeles (March 22-April 9, 2017), Las Vegas (April 11-16, 2017), Tempe (April 18-23, 2017), Costa Mesa (April 25-May 7, 2017), Seattle (May 9-14 2017), Portland (May 16-21, 2017), Pittsburgh (May 30-June 11, 2017), St. Paul (June 13-18, 2017), Cleveland (June 20-July 9, 2017), Des Moines (July 18-23, 2017), and Atlanta (August 15-20, 2017). Additional cities will be announced soon.
Garen Scribner, currently playing Jerry Mulligan in the Broadway production, will star in the tour along with Sara Esty, who plays Lise Dassin at various performances on Broadway. Additional casting for the tour will be announced in the coming months.
Inspired by the Academy Award-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 production is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon and stars Garen Scribner (Jerry Mulligan), alongside original leading players Leanne Cope, Brandon Uranowitz, Max von Essen, Jill Paice, and Veanne Cox.
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