An American in Paris Glides Onto Broadway; Opens Officially

first_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 9, 2016 About the Artist: With a desire to celebrate the magic of live theater and those who create it, and with a deep reverence for such touchstones as the work of Al Hirschfeld and the wall at Sardi’s, Squigs is happy and grateful to be among those carrying on the traditions where theater and caricature meet. He was born and raised in Oregon, lived in Los Angeles for quite a long time and now calls New York City his home. An American in Paris The new musical An American in Paris opens officially at Broadway’s Palace Theatre on April 12. The tuner, which features a book by Craig Lucas and the tunes of George and Ira Gershwin, stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope in their Broadway debuts; they’ve got “Beginner’s Luck.”In honor of the Christopher Wheeldon-helmed production’s opening, resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson penned this sketch of the toe-tapping cast in action. In addition to Fairchild and Cope as Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin, the portrait includes Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Max von Essen as Henri Baurel and Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg.Congratulations to the entire cast of An American in Paris! Hope your big night ‘s wonderful and full of rhythm.center_img View Comments Related Showslast_img

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