EXCLUSIVE: Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope Put Their Skills to Work in An American in Paris
Christopher Wheeldon choreographs this balletic new Broadway musical.
The new musical An American in Paris, which played its pre-Broadway run at Théâtre du Châtelet in France, will pirouette onto the stage of Broadway's Palace Theatre beginning March 13, 2015, with an opening set for April 12.
Inspired by the film of the same title, An American in Paris 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." Christopher Wheeldon directs and choreographs.
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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