Review: Graceful 'An American in Paris' has pizazz and heart

April 13, 2015 12:04 AM

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This season on Broadway features multiple musicals that are based on iconic films. One of the most sublime among them is surely "An American in Paris," inspired by the multiple Oscar-winning 1950 musical by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and brilliantly choreographed by Gene Kelly.

The exuberant new musical is helmed with panache by top director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon. Gloriously inventive and balletic, it has an intriguing new book by Tony-nominee and Pulitzer Prize finalist Craig Lucas. Following a debut in Paris last year, an elegant production opened Sunday...

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