REVIEWS


Charles Isherwood, April 12, 2015
“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." read more


Terry Teachout, April 13, 2015
"It’s been years—decades, really—since I last saw production numbers that were infused with the kind of rich, sustained creativity that Mr. Wheeldon gives us throughout 'An American in Paris.'" read more


Marilyn Stasio, April 12, 2015
"A dancer is a thing of beauty, and there is beaucoup beauty in director-choreographer Christopher Wheeldon’s ravishing production of “An American in Paris,” smartly but not slavishly adapted by Craig Lucas from the 1951 MGM movie." read more


Jennifer Farrar, April 12, 2015
"One of the most sublime..."An American in Paris," inspired by the multiple Oscar-winning 1950 musical by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin...." read more


David Rooney, April 12, 2015
"Not only is Wheeldon's nuanced command of storytelling through dance front and center, the production also foregrounds a triple-threat revelation in NYC Ballet principal Robert Fairchild, who proves himself more than capable of following in the suave footsteps of Gene Kelly." read more


Linda Winer, April 10, 2015
“From the first moments of “An American Paris,”…it is far more than just another Broadway remake of a Hollywood movie.” read more


Elysa Gardner, April 12, 2015
"In the new Broadway musical An American in Paris (*** 1/2 out of four stars), inspired by the 1951 movie, Robert Fairchild proves well worthy of following in the late legend's footsteps." read more


Francis Carlin, Dec 15, 2014
“★★★★★! I would beg, borrow or steal to see it all again. This is a complete rewrite of the classic film, with an altogether more satisfactory structure." read more