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An American In Paris comes to Sioux Falls! - KELO AM

An American In Paris comes to Sioux Falls! – KELO AM

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO.com) —  A Valentine’s Day treat to remember!

Filled with the music of legendary composers George and Ira Gershwin, the Tony Award®-Winning masterpiece, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, is dancing its way to the Washington Pavilion in Sioux Falls on February 14, 2020.

 Inspired by the Academy Award®-Winning film, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS transports the audience to post-war Paris, where romance is in the air and youthful optimism reigns. In this poignant production, Gershwin’s soaring melodies are matched by gravity-defying dance as the world rediscovers the power of love.

Hoping to start a new life, World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan chooses newly-liberated Paris to try and make his mark as a painter. Jerry’s life becomes complicated when he meets the mysterious Lise, a young Parisian ballet dancer with a haunting secret who, like Jerry, is yearning for a new beginning.

 The winner of four Tony Awards®, this exquisite production features classic Gershwin songs including “I Got Rhythm,” “Liza,” “’S Wonderful,” “But Not for Me” and “Stairway to Paradise.” The New York Times proclaimed “Pure JoyAn American In Paris is a TRIUMPH!”

To purchase tickets, visit washingtonpavilion.org, call 605-367-6000 or visit the Box Office at 301 S. Main Ave.

(SOURCE: Washington Pavilion)