An American in Paris: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

An American in Paris follows Jerry Mulligan, an American soldier who decides to stay in Paris to pursue his passion for painting. Along the way, he develops feelings for Lise, a young French woman with a mysterious past. Alongside their romance and mutual desire for new beginnings, An American in Paris explores the themes of art, dreams, and love in the “City of Light”.


Musical Information

Musical Type: 1951 Film / Contemporary Musical (2014)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Romantic Comedy

Setting: 1940s / France (Paris)


Creative Team

Music/Lyrics: George Gershwin, Ira Gershwin

Book: Craig Lucas


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (2015)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

2010s, Based on a Movie, Classical, Feel-GoodRom-Com


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