An American in Paris: Musical Info & Synopsis


An American in Paris tells the story of Jerry Mulligan, an American soldier who falls in love with a beautiful French woman named Lise. Alongside their budding romance and mutual desire for new beginnings, An American in Paris explores the themes of art, dreams, and romance 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)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Concord Theatricals➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


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

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