BROADWAY PHILADELPHIA jump starts its 2016-17 season with AN AMERICAN IN PARIS (November 23-27)

An American in Paris

The Philly holiday season is shining brighter with the start of the Broadway Philadelphia (#BWYPHL) 2016-17 season! This year features an outstanding lineup of hit plays/musicals including “The Bodyguard,” “Cabaret,” “The King and I,” “Motown the Musical,”  “Wicked,” and the season opener AN AMERICAN IN PARIS – which premieres on November 23.

The most honored new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, “An American in Paris” is the romantic story about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Directed and choreographed by 2015 Tony Award-winner Christopher Wheeldon, the show features the music and lyrics of George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Craig Lucas.

I look forward to the #BWYPHL season starting, and have enjoyed many shows from seasons past – including last year’s outstanding performances of “Beautiful: A Carol King Musical,” “Beauty and the Beast,” and “Matilda.” With tickets starting at just $20, what a great way to share the magic of the theater with the family – young and old alike!

Get additional information about AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Broadway Philadelphia performances below,, or at the official website here.   And stop back and share a comment or two if you see the play!

Until next thought, Thomasena

Broadway Philadelphia “An American in Paris” dates/times are as follows:  

November 22, 2016, 7:30 p.m.

November 23, 2016, 1:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

November 25, 2016, 8:00 p.m.

November 26, 2016, 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

November 27, 2016, 1:00 p.m. November 27, 2016, 6:30 p.m.

Tickets start at $20.00 and can be purchased by calling (215) 893-3333, visiting, or at the Kimmel Center Box Office. Group sales are available for groups of 10 or more and can be purchased by calling (215) 790-5883. Get additional information about the BWYPHL season at



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