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Overseas new musical "The Americans in Paris" of Shiki Theatrical Company

(TOP image) Original London Company, Photo by Johan Persson

From Tuesday, March 19, 2019, a new musical "Parisian Americans" will be performed at the KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater <Hall> at The Theater Company Shiki. Musical 'Americans in Paris' is a work inspired by the same name movie scattered over the representative songs of the Gershwin brothers who were awarded the Academy Award in 1952 and are called 'Soul of American Music'. Christopher Wheeldon, who works for numerous ballet works such as the Royal Ballet Company Artistic Associate, "Alice's Advent of Wonderland", "Winter Story", is in charge of choreography / production and premiered in Paris · Chatelet theater in 2014 it was done. Next 2015 to advance to the Broadway · Palace Theater. In the same year 's Tony Awards, we won four categories: Choreograph Award, Arrangement Award, Equipment Design Award, Lighting Design Award. From March 2017 until January 2018, it was also performed at the West End Dominion Theater.

The stage is Paris right after the Second World War. Young people dreaming of a new life in a city devastated by war – a veteran of the American veteran and aiming for a painter Jerry, also an American veteran, Adam who is studying in Paris, France aiming to become a showman in France Henry, and Ballerina Parisienne, Liz. I express their love, friendship, and dreams with Gershwin's masterpieces and imagination rich dance. To the height of its artistry, "The perfect fusion of dance, romance, and classical Gershwin" (New York Times), "The reason why dance was so overwhelming was the" West Side Story " Since the first time since "(Wall Street Journal), etc., many evaluations and praise have been received.

The Gershwin Melody, still loved by many people, and the movie 'Paris of the Paris,' which is handed down as a masterpiece of a musical movie with plenty of its melodies. The soul of this great work of art is inherited from the musical "Americans in Paris". The light of art and love newly found by young people in the city of Paris that was hurt by the war. Musical for sophisticated adults to evoke a deep emotion – Please expect from the new work of Shiki Theatrical Company "Americans in Paris".

= "color: # 008000;"> Theater company Shiki musical "Americans in Paris" Yokohama performance
[Date and time] From 19th March (Tue) to 11th August (Sun · Holiday) in 2019
※ Time varies depending on the day. Please confirm from the official HP of KAAT.
[Venue] KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater <Hall>
[Fare] S seat ¥ 11,880, A seat ¥ 8,640, side A seat ¥ 8,640, seat B ¥ 6,480, side B seat ¥ 6,480, seat C ¥ 3,240, side C seat ¥ 3,240, side rim standing seat ¥ 3,240
[Organizer] Kanagawa Prefecture, Yokohama City, (Public Goods) Kanagawa Arts and Culture Foundation, Shiki Theatrical Company
[Ticket sales]
■ Ticket Kanagawa WEB reservation from here ! TEL.0570-015-415 (10: 00 ~ 18: 00)
■ Theater company Shiki web reservation from here ! TEL.0120-489444 (10: 00 ~ 18: 00 / Theater company Shiki reservation center)
■ JR East Shiki Theater Reservation Center TEL.03-5953-5490 (10: 00 ~ 18: 00)
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[Inquiries] 03-5776-6730 (9: 30-18: 00 days, holidays / Shikisaku Shiki Tokyo office)

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    Yokohama Bay Area (Naka-ku and Nishi Ward)

KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater

Facilities dedicated to performing arts such as theater, musicals, dance. Mr. Akira Shirai of actor / director for art director creates and disseminates outstanding performing arts such as theater, musicals and dance.

(Exterior Photos) © Michio Hideo

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