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An American in Paris
June 5, 2020 - June 6, 2020
The Clemens Center has been closed by order of the Governor for the foreseeable future. The producers of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are, unfortunately, unable to remount the national tour, and therefore, we cannot reschedule the engagement.
Elmira Savings Bank Broadway Series
2019-2020 Season at the Clemens Center
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
Friday, June 5 and Saturday, June 6, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.
ROMANCE! ADVENTURE! GERSHWIN! WHO COULD ASK FOR ANYTHING MORE!
In post war Paris, romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love in this breathtaking production. Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. But Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets Lise, a young Parisian shop girl with her own secret – and realizes he is not her only suitor. Winner of four Tony Awards and inspired by the Academy Award-winning film, this exquisite production features your favorite Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “’S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me,” and “Stairway to Paradise.”
“Pure Joy…An American In Paris is a TRIUMPH!” New York Times
Recommended Ages: Best enjoyed by ages 10 and older.
Show Length: 2 hours and 30 minutes including intermission.