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An American in Paris Hits the Streets in Austin

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Who could resist seeing a record-breaking show? With the following credentials, An American in Paris promises to please: Winner of four Tony Awards in 2015, four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Drama League Award for Best Musical, three Fred and Adele Astaire Awards, and two Theatre World Awards. The musical was included on the Year’s Best lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker, the Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter, and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. And, the Masterworks Broadway Cast recording of An American in Paris was nominated for the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award.

Show producers shared that this musical, inspired by the Academy-Award-winning film, “An American in Paris,” is “…the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by 2015 Tony Award-winner, Christoper Wheeldon, the show features the music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin, and a book by Craig Lucas.”

Lexus Broadway in Austin, presented by Texas Performing Arts, brings us “An American in Paris,” debuting May 30 – June 3. Show times are Wednesday – Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 2 and 8 p.m., and Sunday at 1 and 7 p.m. Featured at Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive in Austin, tickets start at $30 and are available at,, the Bass Concert Hall ticket office, and by phone at (512) 477-6060. For groups of 10 or more, call (877) 275-3804 or email [email protected].

This one could be great for a date night or a show out with friends. Pull up a seat at this highly anticipated romance debuting in Austin for a very limited time!