An American In Paris
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An American In Paris

An American In Paris London Reviews and Tickets

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Slow, Confusing, Excruciating, Disappointing, Banal

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Olivier Award winning musical featuring songs by legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin.

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16 Reviews | 0 Followers
Slow, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You like a sublime classic Hollywood musical brought to life on stage.

Don't see it if If you're not a fan of pure dance this is not for you - there is a lot of it.

9 Reviews | 0 Followers
Excruciating, Disappointing, Dated, Confusing, Banal

See it if Someone with more patience than us

Don't see it if Just couldn’t get our head around what was actually going on. Very confusing

Critic Reviews (9)

London Theatre
March 22nd, 2017

An American in Paris is a dance musical with grace, grit and Gershwin: a winning combination if ever there was one.
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The Telegraph (UK)
March 22nd, 2017

What the show does to perfection (besides airing music that’s steeped to its marrow with a jazz-age joie de vivre) is capture the hard-to-take-in beauty of Paris and reverie of youth.
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The Guardian (UK)
March 21st, 2017

Christopher Wheeldon’s superb show is a riot of colour and movement, with irresistible dance routines and a wealth of Gershwin classics.
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What's On Stage (UK)
March 22nd, 2017

An American in Paris is unlike any other musical on the London stage: sumptuously beautiful and heartfelt, it has a romantic pizzazz all of its own.
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The London Evening Standard
January 8th, 2018

This lavish, romantic show blends ballet and musical theatre — to frequently gorgeous effect.
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The Times (UK)
March 21st, 2017

It’s got starlight, it’s got sweet dreams and, yes, it’s got rhythm too. You almost feel you couldn’t ask for anything more but this Gershwin musical also has that indefinable something called grace...
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Time Out London
October 3rd, 2017

The result is a sophisticated-looking musical that radiates good taste and good intentions, but doesn’t really catch fire.
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The Arts Desk
March 22nd, 2017

As grand escapism, An American in Paris – a Broadway adaptation of a Hollywood movie-musical – is superb, despite its attempts to introduce a little darkness to the 1951 original.
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