An American in Paris (ballet)

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This article is about the 2005 Wheeldon ballet. For the 1928 George Gershwin music, see An American in Paris. For the 1951 musical starring Gene Kelly, see An American in Paris (film).


An American in Paris is a ballet made by New York City Ballet's first resident choreographer, Christopher Wheeldon,[1] to eponymous music by George Gershwin from 1928.[2] The premiere took place on Wednesday, 4 May 2005, at New York State Theater, Lincoln Center, with scenery by Adrianne Lobel, costumes by Holly Hynes and lighting by Natasha Katz.

Cast[edit]

Original[edit]

Spring 2008[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Playbill, New York City Ballet, Saturday, May 10, 2008[4]
  • Repertory Week, New York City Ballet, Spring Season, 2008 repertory, week 2

Reviews[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Stasio, Marilyn (April 13, 2015). "Broadway Review: 'An American in Paris'". Variety. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  2. ^ "Hey, Gene Kelly, You've Got Competition". The New York Times. April 1, 2005. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c "An American in Paris". NYCB. 4 May 2005. Retrieved 10 July 2016. 
  4. ^ "An American in Paris @ Palace Theatre". Playbill. February 14, 2016. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  5. ^ Rockwell, John (May 6, 2005). "An Elegant Audience, Certainly, and Five Premieres". The New York Times. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  6. ^ Anderson, Jack (May 12, 2005). "A Celebration of Romantic and Comedic Joy". The New York Times. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 
  7. ^ Macaulay, Alastair (January 25, 2008). "New York City Ballet - Dance - Review". The New York Times. Retrieved May 28, 2016. 

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