Aug 1, 2016

Tickets to An American in Paris at DPAC Go On Sale August 13

Tickets to the DPAC engagement of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four 2015 Tony Awards®, will go on sale August 13. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will play the Triangle at DPAC for a one-week engagement from January 3 through 8, 2017.

An American in Paris goes on sale Saturday, August 13 at 10 a.m. via:

  • Online at DPACnc.com
  • DPAC Ticket Center: 919.680.2787, 123 Vivian Street, Durham, NC
  • Ticketmaster.com / Ticketmaster Charge by phone at 800.982.2787
  • Groups of 12 or more go on sale August 1 by e-mailing [email protected]

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 Christopher Wheeldon, the show features the music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin, and a book by Craig Lucas.

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS won four 2015 Tony Awards, 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. The Masterworks Broadway Original Broadway Cast recording of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS was nominated for the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award.

The creative team is comprised of Tony Award-winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes); Natasha Katz (lighting); Jon Weston (sound); 59 Productions (projections); with the musical score adapted, arranged and supervised by Rob Fisher; musical supervision by Todd Ellison; orchestrations by Christopher Austin and Bill Elliott; and dance arrangements by Sam Davis. Casting is by Telsey + Company/Rachel Hoffman, C.S. A.  

The score of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS includes the songs "I Got Rhythm," "Liza," "'S’Wonderful," "But Not For Me," "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," and orchestral music including "Concerto in F," "Second Prelude," "Second Rhapsody/Cuban Overture" and "An American In Paris."

The production opened to widespread critical acclaim at the Palace Theatre on Broadway on April 12, 2015 after its world premiere at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris November 22, 2014-January 4, 2015. The New York production just celebrated one year on Broadway. A West End production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will start in March 2017 at the Dominion Theatre.

The producers are Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan and Roy Furman by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet.