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"An American in Paris" at TPAC

Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC)
505 Deaderick Street
Nashville, TN 37243
Contact Name: 
Rebecca Nichols
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Seats in the orchestra for $78.00, a $5 discount, are now on hold for patrons who use these services. Please buy your tickets by 5 p.m. on Friday, October 13, to take advantage of this special offer.

Running time is 2 hours and 30 minutes, with one intermission.

Inspired by the 1951 film starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, this Tony Award-winning production features an extraordinary score by George and Ira Gershwin. Intrigued by a mysterious French woman, and ready to rebuild his life at the end of World War II, American soldier Jerry Mulligan decides to stay in Paris to pursue his passion for painting. He makes friends with Adam Hochberg, a composer and fellow veteran, and Henri Baurel and reconnects with Lise Dassin, a beautiful ballerina. The brilliant score for An American in Paris includes many well-known Gershwin classics like I Got Rhythm, S’ Wonderful, But Not For Me, Stairway to Paradise, and They Can't Take That Away From Me, with haunting orchestral music.

Tickets are on hold until 5 p.m. on Friday, October 13 for patrons who use ASL or open captioning and their companions. Note that facility fees are not charged on purchases at the TPAC Box Office, open Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 5:00p.m. (Providing your promo code at time of purchase).

1.      For online purchase, click on this link to go directly to the page to buy tickets in the designated section: https://patron.tpac.org//events/detail/an-american-in-paris-2017-tpac

2.      Click on the link in the upper right corner that reads “Have a promo code? Click here.” Enter promo code TPACTICKET.

3.      Click on Buy Tickets.

4.      Select the performance date and time of Sunday, November 5 at 1:00 p.m. and you will see the seats available. Click on “Select Your Seat” to make your own choice or click on “Select a Section” and choose an option in the Performer’s Circle Orchestra to continue the process.

Other TPAC plays with that are interpreted and Open Captioned include:

Part of the Plan, September 17, 2017

Fun Home, October 15, 2017

-  An American in Paris, November 5, 2017

Les Misérables, November 19, 2017

The King and I, February 4, 2018

-  Cabaret, March 4, 2018

-  Wicked, April 8, 2018

-  Waitress the Musical, June 10, 2018

-  Love Never Dies, June 24, 2018

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