The Gershwins’ “An American in Paris”: The World Premiere of a New Musical Comedy

May 29, 2008

French night at the Alley Theatre

The hilarious new musical comedy The Gershwins’ An American in Paris takes a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the legendary movie-musical.Reuniting Ken Ludwig, George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin – the team behind the Broadway smash Crazy For You – this new American musical tells the story of Michel Gerard, the greatest music hall singer in Paris. When Michel fails to turn up at Monumental Pictures’ Paris studio for the filming of a new musical, StudioHeadLouis Goldmansends his practical, no-nonsense secretary, Rebecca Klemm, to find the missing star – and when the legendary Parisian crosses swords with the indomitable American, nothing short of fireworks ensue. Don’t miss this blissful prequel to the famous movie, featuring some of the best-loved songs written by George and Ira Gershwin including: “’S Wonderful,” “They All Laughed,” “Stairway to Paradise” and many more.


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Words and Music by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin
Book by Ken Ludwig
Musical Supervisor: Rob Berman
Choreography by Randy Skinner
Directed by Gregory Boyd
Hubbard Stage at the Alley Theatre

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