As part of its Bioscope World Arts Cinema Season, the Fugard Theatre presents a screening of An American in Paris, a Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar winning MGM film.
The production tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring music and lyrics from George and Ira Gershwin (including classics ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), notable designs, and widely acclaimed choreography, An American in Paris is famed for setting a record of 28 five-star reviews from critics.
A description of the production reads as follows:
“Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war…”
Venue: The Fugard Theatre, Cnr Caledon & Lower Buitenkant St, Cape Town
Time: 3pm & 7pm