An American in Paris
Thursday, Feb 24, 2022 @ 8:00 PM
Doors open at 6:30 PM
Buy Tickets Now
- $45.00, $55.00, $65.00, plus fees
Tickets Go On Sale:
- Dec 15, 2021
- A Kirby Member Presale begins Tuesday, Dec 14th at 10am
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 F.M. Kirby Center on Thursday, February 24 at 8:00 p.m.
Tickets for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are on sale Wednesday, December 15 at 10:00 a.m. and range from $45.00 to $65.00 plus fees. Tickets can be purchased online at kirbycenter.org, at the Kirby Center Box Office and charge by phone at 570-826-1100. A Kirby Member pre-sale begins Tuesday, December 14 at 10 a.m.
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!”
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.
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS is produced by Big League Productions, Inc. Led by President and Executive Producer Daniel Sher, Big League is celebrating its 30th season of producing and general managing Broadway shows and attractions throughout the world. Highlights were collaborations with Disney on Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida (North America, Taiwan, and China) and with Cameron Mackintosh on a new production of Miss Saigon. Also, US tours of the Tony®-Award winning Broadway revival of 42nd Street and Susan Stroman’s Broadway production of Meredith Willson’s The Music Man. Others: Footloose (Las Vegas, USA), Titanic, 1776, Peter Pan, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum starring Rip Taylor, Blast!, The Who’s Tommy (North America, South America, Europe, and Japan), Ain’t Misbehavin’ with Ruben Studdard, and the First National Tour of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang - flying car and all. More recent: The Producers (Susan Stroman’s original work), Hello, Dolly! with Sally Struthers, Guys and Dolls, My Fair Lady (US Tour and China premiere), original hip-hop dance show Groovaloo (Off-Broadway), Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (10 USA tours, Grand Ole Opry, and Madison Square Garden), Dreamgirls (US, China premiere, Japan), Hair (US and Japan), Bring it On (US and Japan), and Legally Blonde (US, China premiere, Singapore). In 2018-19, A Chorus Line toured the USA and Japan before performing for the first time ever in China in 2019. In the post-pandemic 2021-22 season, Big League will remount its acclaimed tour of An American in Paris, premiere its new production of South Pacific, and tour its flagship production of A Christmas Story, The Musical for a seventh holiday season. Future tours include Legally Blonde, Memphis and The Cher Show. For more information, visit www.BigLeague.org.