Featuring multiple musical theatre and dance techniques and styles, ground-breaking designs and timeless music, An American In Paris provides unique inspiration and insights for all students studying BTEC Nationals in Performing Arts as well as a wealth of additional subjects.
- An American in Paris explores themes of love, loss, friendship and the healing power of art, music and dance as the ‘City of Light’ emerges from four years of Nazi occupation.
- Created by some of the most celebrated theatre-makers in the world, this acclaimed production exquisitely recreates the atmosphere, architecture, art and fashion of 1940s Paris.
- The production is performed by a company of 50 world-class dancers, singers, actors and musicians.
- An American In Paris features music by George Gershwin and lyrics by Ira Gershwin, including many classic songs (such as ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm) and popular classical compositions.
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