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George Gershwin | Ira Gershwin | Craig Lucas

Ein Amerikaner in Paris

An American In Paris

Music by George Gershwin | Song lyrics by Ira Gershwin | Script by Craig Lucas based on the 1951 film of the same name
German by Roman Hinze and Kevin Schroeder | In English with German dialogue

German Language Premiere 25.11.2018
Location Großer Saal Musiktheater
Duration 02 hrs. 45 min.
Intermission - one intermission -

Unfortunately, this production is no longer on the schedule


An American WWII veteran, Jerry Mulligan, is trying to establish himself as a painter in post-war Paris and falls in love with the perfume sales girl and dancer, Lise. However his friends, Henri and Adam are enamored with Lise as well.  After its sensational success in Paris, London, and New York, The Landestheater Linz was able to secure the German language rights for the premiere of this stage adaptation of Gershwin’s dance musical, An American in Paris.