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An American in Paris

Dates vary between July 26, 2023 - August 12, 2023
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    • Dates: Dates vary between July 26, 2023 - August 12, 2023
    • Location: Cape Playhouse - Cape Cod Center for the Arts
    • Time: Matinees at 2:00, Evening Performances at 7:30
    • Price: $25 - $104.50


    Dates: July 26 – August 12

    Style: Musical
    Run Time: 2 Hours and 30 Minutes
    Ages: 8 and up
    (There is no official rating system for live theatre. We invite you to use your own judgment.)

    Music and Lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin
    Book by Craig Lucas

    Show Summary

    A captivating musical full of classic Gershwin tunes that will certainly keep you feeling ‘S Wonderful all night long!

    Set in the French capital in the wake of World War II, An American in Paris tells the romantic story of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl, and an indomitable European city – each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of international conflict.

    Inspired by the Academy-Award winning 1951 film, the new stage musical features a ravishing score by George and Ira Gershwin and a fresh, sophisticated book by Tony nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas.The show’s timeless musical numbers include “I Got Rhythm,” “‘S Wonderful,” “But Not For Me,” “The Man I Love,” “Shall We Dance?” and “(I’ll Build A) Stairway To Paradise”.

    Originally produced on Broadway by
    Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan, Roy Furman
    By special arrangement with
    Elephant Eye Theatrical & Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet

    An American in Paris is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Tams-Witmark LLC.


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