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Meet Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, and the Stars of Broadway's An American in Paris

Max von Essen, Jill Paice, Veanne Cox, and Brandon Uranowitz are also featured in the musical's principal company.

The stars of the new Broadway musical An American in Paris met the press on February 11. After a pre-New York run at France's Théâtre du Châtelet, the musical, inspired by the film of the same title, begins performances at the Palace Theatre on March 13, with opening night set for April 12.

Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope star as Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin in the new Broadway musical An American in Paris.
(© David Gordon)

An American in Paris, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, features music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin and a book by Craig Lucas. According to press materials, "An American in Paris transforms the timeless story of love in a city rebuilding from the heartbreak of World War II into a new musical of hope, redemption and romance."

The stars of An American in Paris: Veanne Cox, Robert Fairchild, Leanne Cope, Brandon Uranowitz, Jill Paice, and Max von Essen.
(© David Gordon)

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 ensemble is made up of 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, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, features a book by Craig Lucas.
(© David Gordon)

The creative team includes Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes) and Natasha Katz (lighting), Jon Weston (sound), and 59 Productions (animation and projection design) with the musical score adapted, arranged, and supervised by Rob Fisher, orchestrations by Christopher Austin, dance arrangements by Sam Davis, and musical direction by‎ Brad Haak.

Craig Lucas and Christopher Wheeldon flank stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope.
(© David Gordon)

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