An American in Paris heading to the West End?

The Broadway hit show An American in Paris might be heading to London’s West End.

Christopher Wheeldon’s production of the Gershwin classic An American in Paris could be transferring to London’s West End after a casting call circulated recently announcing ‘exploratory auditions’ for a possible London production in 2017.



Adapted from the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly, An American in Paris premiered in Paris at the Théâtre du Châtelet before transferring to Broadway in 2015.

Nominated for an astonishing twelve Tony Awards, it won four including Best Choreography for director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon.

The musical tells the story of an American soldier and a mysterious French girl yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Songs include I Got Rhythm, Liza, S Wonderful, But Not For Me and They Can’t Take That Away From Me.


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