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Feb 11, 2020

Tony Award-winning AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – THE MUSICAL Comes to the Lexington Opera House March 27th-29th

On Sale Now!

LEXINGTON, KY (February 11, 2020) -- Romance! Adventure! Gershwin! Who could ask for anything more? Filled with the music of legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin, the Tony Award-winning masterpiece, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, is dancing its way to the Lexington Opera House in Lexington, March 27 – 29 for five performances.

 

Co-presented by Broadway Live and CHI Saint Joseph Health, tickets for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are on sale now and range from $35 to $155.  Tickets can be purchased online by visiting lexingtonoperahouse.comTicketmaster.com or by phone at (859) 233-3535.   Groups of 10 or more can purchase tickets by calling (859) 787-0920.

 

Inspired by the Academy Award winning film, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS transports the audience to post-war Paris, where romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. In this poignant production, Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love.  Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly liberated Paris to try and make his mark as a painter. Jerry's life becomes complicated when he meets the mysterious Lise, a young Parisian ballet dancer with a haunting secret who, like Jerry, is yearning for a new beginning.

The winner of four Tony Awards, this exquisite production features classic Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “'S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.” The New York Times proclaimed “Pure Joy...An American In Paris is a TRIUMPH!”

 

The national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will star Branson Bice as Jerry Mulligan and Fiona Claire Huber as Lise Dassin, with Daniel Cardenas as Henri Baurel, TJ Lamando as Adam Hochberg, Bella Muller as Milo Davenport, Jesse Graham Galas as Madame Baurel, Chris Carsten as Monsieur Baurel, Kyle James Adam as Mr. Z, and Maureen Duke as Olga. Rounding out the cast are Joshua Beaver, Blair Ely, Maverick Hiu, Dakota Hoar, Nicole Jones, Darren McArthur, Ellen Mihalick, Libby Riddick, Logan J. Risser, Paige Sabo, Dasha Schwartz, Michael Tomlinson, and Shannon Weir.

 

Big League Productions, Inc.’s dazzling all-new production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is directed by Jeffrey B. Moss and features breathtaking new choreography by Bob Richard.  Set design is by Randel Wright with video design by Jon Infante. Lighting is by Kirk Bookman, costumes by Keith Nielsen, and casting by Alison Franck.

 

For more information, visit www.AmericanInParisOnTour.com.