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International News London’s An American in Paris Will Screen in Cinemas in 2018 The production was filmed earlier this year with original stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope.
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The London production of An American in Paris, which was filmed earlier this year featuring original Broadway and West End stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope, will premiere in cinemas in 2018, Variety reports. It will be distributed in cinemas by Trafalgar Releasing.


An exact theatrical release date has not been announced.

An American in Paris will end its London run January 6, 2018. The production opened March 21.

Written by Craig Lucas and based on the film of the same name, the musical features tunes by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin.

An American in Paris premiered in 2014 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris before transferring to Broadway's Palace Theatre, where it received 12 Tony nominations and won for Best Choreography, Best Orchestrations, Best Set Design, and Best Lighting Design.

The production is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon with set and costume designs by Bob Crowley, lighting by Natasha Katz, sound by Jon Weston, and projection designs by 59 Productions. The musical score is adapted, arranged, and supervised by Rob Fisher with orchestrations by Christopher Austin and Bill Elliott, dance arrangements by Sam Davis, and musical supervision by Todd Ellison. The U.K. musical director is Steve Ridley. The associate director-choreographers are Jacquelin Barrett and Dontee Kiehn.

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.

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