An American In Paris Orlando Tickets
An American in Paris
The critically-acclaimed, Tony Award-winning musical blends graceful and elegant dance with the lyrical genius of George Gershwin in a performance the New York times calls “a triumph! Pure joy!” Director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon adapt the story from the 1951 movie of the same name in a “ravishing production” according to Variety magazine.
The musical tells the story of American soldier Jerry Mulligan immediately following World War II. He decides to stay in Paris to pursue his love of painting, and after he meets a mysterious and alluring woman. With the help of fellow veteran Adam Hochberg and Henri Baurel, heir to a wealthy French industrialist, he settles into life in Paris. He once again meets his mystery woman. She is French ballerina Lise Dassin, the woman he and Adam have encouraged Henri to ask to marry.
Lise finds herself conflicted by her love for Jerry and her devotion to Henri. Jerry’s future becomes clear when an unexpected introduction the Paris art scene accelerates his career. Henri also finds his future set before him. Lise finds herself with a choice. As the curtain falls on a performance that establishes her as a distinguished artist in her own right, she leaves the theater to meet her future.
Critical Acclaim for An American in Paris
A reviewer for the Financial Times declares, “I would beg, borrow or steal to see it all again.” According to a Wall Street Journal critic, “It’s been years…since I last saw production numbers that were infused with the kind of rich, sustained creativity…throughout ‘An American in Paris.’” The show has also garnered numerous awards including four Tony Awards, as well as the Drama League Award for Outstanding Production.
This Broadway sensation comes to the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando. Outstanding acoustics and near-perfect sightlines from every seat make the theater an ideal place to enjoy a Broadway show on tour, dance performances, live musical concerts, family-friendly events and more! Right in the heart of downtown Orlando, the venue is easily accessible with plenty of parking, via public transportation or a short walk for visitors staying at any of the area’s nearby fine hotels.
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An American in Paris Trivia
The current musical gets its story from the 1951 film of the same name. That film featured Gene Kelly who received an honorary Oscar in appreciation for his talents as an actor, singer, director, dancer and especially for his choreography in the film.