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An American in Paris
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An American in Paris

Feb 24, 2015 - Oct 09, 2016
Running time: 2:20
PLAYING @
Palace Theatre
1564 Broadway
New York, NY 10036
PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
By Subway: 1, C or E train to 50th St, walk south to 47th St and Broadway. N or R to 49th St, walk south to 47th St and Broadway.
By Bus: M104, M10, M27/M50 or M7 bus.
Show Description:
TDF MEMBER TICKETS:
AVAILABLE
Listed at TKTS:
Rarely
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FULL-PRICE TICKETS
$57.00 - $147.00
prices subject to change
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ADDITIONAL INFO

Rush
A very limited amount of general rush tickets for performances on the same day will be available for purchase exclusively at the box office.
Rush tickets are $32 each including a facility fee, are limited to two per person, and are subject to the availability of each particular day.
 
A limited number of $20 tickets will be available through the lottery, which will open at 8am for matinees and 10am for evening performances, and will remain open until 11am/3pm when winners are drawn. Winners, notified by e-mail within minutes upon the drawing, will have 60 minutes to pay for their tickets with a credit card online and can pick up the tickets at the Palace Theatre box office 30 minutes prior to showtime. Photo ID is required for pickup and seat locations awarded by the lottery are subject to availability.
Age Guidance: 13
Show Notes
1 Intermission

ACCESSIBILITY INFO

Wheelchairs
People using wheelchairs who cannot transfer to aisle seats are seated in side aisles or front orchestra.
Seating
Orchestra, rear mezzanine and balcony reached by elevator. Downstairs lounge reached only by stairs.
Elevator\Escalator
Yes, an elevator goes to both the Rear Mezzanine and Balcony.
Parking
Valet parking garage: 47th St. between 6th & 7th Aves.
Curb Ramps
NE corner of 46th St. & 7th Ave.; SE corner of 47th St. & 7th Ave.
Entrance
Four sets of double doors in series: 1st set (each 33") to outer lobby; 2nd set (each 31") into inner lobby; up sloped area to 3rd set (each 24") into foyer; 4th set (each 27.5") into orchestra.
Box Office
The box office is wheelchair accessible, with wide doors and no stairs through the entryway.
Restroom
Accessible restroom located on the Orchestra level. A restroom is available on the Orchestra.
Water Fountain
Downstairs lounge. Mezzanine promenade. Water available at bar in inner lobby.
Telephone
Downstairs Lounge and Mezzanine lobby.
Assisted Listening System
Reservations are not necessary. Drivers license or ID with printed address required as a deposit. Occasional sign language interpreted performances are scheduled.
Visual Assistance
None.
Folding Armrests
Transfer seats, plus one companion in orchestra, available for puchase in person or on the phone

VIDEOS

REVIEWS

The city of light is ablaze with movement in the rhapsodic new stage adaptation of “An American in Paris” that opened at the Palace Theater on Sunday, directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, a gifted luminary of the ballet world. This gorgeously danced — and just plain gorgeous — production pays loving tribute to the 1951 movie, to the marriage of music and movement, and to cherished notions about romance that have been a defining element of the American musical theater practically since its inception. Just about everything in this happily dance-drunk show moves with a spring in its step, as if the newly liberated Paris afterWorld War II were an enchanted place in which the laws of gravity no longer applied. Even the elegant buildings on the grand boulevards appear to take flight.

-----New York Times
Main man Wheeldon (associate choreographer with the Royal Ballet, but making a triumphant Broadway debut as a director-choreographer here) has been equally meticulous about casting the rest of the versatile company. This is one of the most ballet-centric dance shows ever seen on Broadway. The character of Lise has been re-imagined as a professional ballerina, so she and the sizable ensemble have a rationale for being in pointe shoes for much of the show — except when they’re in jazz or tap shoes. That alone puts heavy demands on the company, but their proficiency as actors and singers is what defines them as triple-threat Broadway dancers and worth their weight in gold.

----Variety
Wheeldon and company’s larger achievement is to confer on “An American in Paris” a contemporary freshness, to convey to Broadway audiences how the rigor of classical dance can be adapted to the musical form in fuller and ever more invigorating ways. The conjoining of these worlds on Broadway makes for one very fortunate collision.

-------Washington Post

ARTICLES

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Jun 13, 2016

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May 18, 2016

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Mar 11, 2016

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Apr 07, 2015

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