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'An American in Paris' on Broadway: What did the critics think?
'An American in Paris' on Broadway: What did the critics think?

There can be no doubt about it: "An American in Paris" thrilled critics on its opening night at Broadway's Palace Theater on Sunday, with a special emphasis on the power of the show's dancing. Directed and choreographed by ballet star Christopher Wheeldon, the 21st century Broadway reimagining of the 1951 MGM film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron with music by George and Ira Gershwin, was lauded for the caliber of its dancing, an excellence that many critics lament has been rare on Broadway lately. The show, about an American WWII veteran trying to make it as an artist in a newly liberated Paris, stars Robert Fairchild, in the role originally played by Kelly,...

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