An American in Paris Reviews

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Average customer review: 4.0 star rating (4.2 Stars)

Number of reviews: 6

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5.0 star rating Valerie from Costa Mesa, California

BLOWN AWAY!

The combination of dance, music, comedy, story of love along with great set design and transformation was fabulous. Sara Esty who has a lead role as Lise is both graceful and energising ultimately stealing the show with her talent for both ballet and singing. The big tap-dancing scene done by the three male leads along with a full stage of dancers exceeded my expectations. We had Orchestral Terrace seats that were optimal for viewing the entire stage. I loved it so much I would go again!

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5.0 star rating Dee from Los Angeles, California

AMAZING!!

Dancing, sets, singing! It has it all. Fantastic performance!

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4.0 star rating KH from Boulder Colorado

INNOVATIVE SET DESIGN!

Favorite singer was Nick Spangler at Henri ..I didnt feel the chemistry from Garen Scribner, . Best, most dynamic singing was when 3 male leads sang together. Loved the set designs , the flow and movement of sets added energy to the whole play.

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4.0 star rating Marcia from Saint Paul, Minnesota

STUNNING AND UNFORGETABLE

This was a graduation present for a young man who loves Jazz, Gershwin, and great theater. All of us were enchanted. We watched the 1951 movie a few weeks ago and agreed that the changes in tone, script and the addition of more music suited modern taste. The best comment on the performance came from the young man: "It was so clear that they set out to create art." Amen to that.

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4.0 star rating Carol Constantino from Orlando, Florida

TRANSPORTED

Might have been politely sitting throughout the show but every inch of my being was pulled into this performance. Ballet and Broadway had a love child and called it "An American In Paris"...what a blessing! Prepare to swoon, float, fall in love and still be singing the songs the next day. I wanted to shout, "Encore!" I wanted Instant Replay. No wonder there was a spontaneous standing O!!!

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3.0 star rating Daryl from Seattle, Washington

LOTS TO LIKE, BAD FIT FOR ME

I went into the show knowing nothing about it, but it turns out I knew many of the songs. The costumes, set, and choreography were beautiful. I have very little experience with ballet and had trouble appreciating the dancing elements (not my cup of tea). However, my main issues with the play were some of the characters themselves. Lise was very dour and cold. It was hard to understand why anyone but Henry had much interest in her. Henry was a fun character, but the play constantly toyed with the idea that he might be homosexual, then never went anywhere with it. I didn't really get the interest between Lise and Jerry/Adam...either it wasn't built up enough, or I just missed something. I'm willing to bet that a lot of the relationship building was through the ballet portions. While I didn't enjoy it as much as other plays, I still enjoyed it, and you probably will too.

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