Ismene Brown

An American in Paris: a zingy new Wheeldon dance-musical that you won’t want to miss

This Theatre du Chatelet production is much better than the movie, says Ismene Brown

A new year must start with hope and resolution, and if you’re very rich, with influence in the highest places, I’d urge you to resolve to dust off the private jet and get to Paris quick this weekend hoping to find a ticket somehow for the last Châtelet performances of An American in Paris, Christopher Wheeldon’s s’wonderful, s’marvellous new staging of the Gershwin/Minnelli musical film.

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