The producers of the new musical-ballet production An American in Paris, currently playing at the Dominion Theatre in London, have announced last night that the show will not continue beyond its current last booking date, Saturday 6 January 2018.
They have also announced that the London stage production has been filmed for future release in cinemas, featuring the original cast led by Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope. Further announcements included plans for a major North American tour of the show.
An American in Paris premiered in 2014 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris to ecstatic reviews before transferring to the Palace Theatre on Broadway, where it received 12 Tony® nominations, from which it won: Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Set Design and Best Lighting Design. The musical also won several other awards, including Drama Desk Awards, Theatre World Awards and more.
The storyline follows an American GI who decided to stay in France after the end of the second world war, in the hope of following his dream career as a painter in the lively city of Paris. He meets a young ballet dancer, with whom he inadvertently falls in love.
An American in Paris is produced in London by Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan, Roy Furman, Michael McCabe and Joshua Andrews by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, the Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet.
An American In Paris is currently playing at the Dominion Theatre, 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7AQ
Monday to Saturday 7:30pm
Wednesday & Saturday matinees 2:00pm until Saturday 30th September
From Wednesday 4th October 2017: Wednesday & Saturday matinees at 2:30pm
Running time: 2 hours and 35 minutes, including one 20-minute interval.
The full show listing and tickets can be found on our website: www.fromtheboxoffice.com/AnAmericanInParis (Special Offer Available) or the show’s official UK site AnAmericanInParisTheMusical.co.uk.