Most Awarded Musical of 2015 Comes to Walton Arts Center in February
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS, December 18, 2018 – Walton Arts Center is excited to bring the most award-winning musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, An American in Paris, to Northwest Arkansas for a limited 8-show engagement, February 6-11, 2018.
Single tickets start at $36 plus applicable fees and can be purchased in-person at the Walton Arts Center Box Office, by calling 479.443.5600 or by visiting waltonartscenter.org.
- Tuesday, Feb. 6 at 7 pm
- Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 7 pm
- Thursday, Feb. 8 at 1:30 and 7 pm
- Friday, Feb. 9 at 8 pm
- Saturday, Feb. 10 at 2 and 8 pm
- Sunday, Feb. 11 at 2 pm
Inspired by the Academy Award®-winning film, An American in Parisis the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon,the show features the music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, and a book by Craig Lucas.
An American in Paris has received four 2015 Tony Awards, four Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, the Drama League Award for Best Musical, three Fred and Adele Astaire Awards and two Theatre World Awards. The musical was included on the Year’s Best lists of The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Entertainment Weekly, The New Yorker, the Associated Press, The Hollywood Reporter and The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The Masterworks Broadway original cast recording of An American in Pariswas nominated for the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award® Award.
The score of An American in Parisincludes the iconic songs "I Got Rhythm," "Liza," "S’Wonderful," "But Not For Me," "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," and orchestral music including "Concerto in F," "Second Prelude," "Second Rhapsody/Cuban Overture" and "An American in Paris."
For more information, visit www.waltonartscenter.org.