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Broadway's An American in Paris Announces Full Casting

Broadway vets Veanne Cox, Jill Paice, and Max von Essen will be featured in the musical at the Palace Theatre.

Veanne Cox will be featured in Broadway's An American in Paris.
Veanne Cox will be featured in Broadway's upcoming An American in Paris.
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Casting for the Broadway production of An American in Paris has been announced. The musical will make its world premiere on November 22 in Paris with a December 10 opening. Broadway previews at the Palace Theatre are set to begin March 13, 2015, with an opening set for April 12.

An American in Paris is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, 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."

The cast will include 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 cast will also include 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.

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.

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