An American in Paris


An American in Paris is the new Tony Award®–winning musical about an American soldier, a mysterious French girl, and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war. Acclaimed director/choreographer and 2015 Tony Award® winner Christopher Wheeldon brings the magic and romance of Paris into perfect harmony with unforgettable songs from George and Ira Gershwin in the show that earned more awards than any other musical in the 2015 season!

Presented by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts

Show Type
Running Time
150 minutes
(1 Intermission)
Appropriate For All Ages Price Ranges
$59 - $175

Visit Show Website

Box Office Phone: 202-467-4600

Schedule Open/Close Dates: 12/12/2017 - 01/07/2018
Sunday 01:30pm07:30pm-
Monday ---
Tuesday 07:30pm--
Wednesday 07:30pm--
Thursday 07:30pm--
Friday 07:30pm--
Saturday 01:30pm07:30pm-
Important Dates

Extra Performances

  • 12/22/2017 - 1:30pm
  • 01/03/2018 - 1:30pm

Dark Days

  • 12/24/2017 - 7:30pm
  • 01/07/2018 - 7:30pm


  • 12/19/2017 - 7:30pm
  • 10/22/2017 - 7:30pm


  • 12/30/2017 - 1:30pm

Open Caption

  • 12/15/2017 - 7:30pm
  • 12/31/2017 - 1:30pm
Performer Role
McGee Maddox Jerry Mulligan
Allison Walsh Lise Dassin
Teri Hansen Madame Baurel
Ben Michael Henri Baurel
Kirsten Scott Milo Davenport
Matthew Scott Adam Hochberg
Production Personnel
Christopher Wheeldon
Costume Designer
Bob Crowley
Set Designer
Bob Crowley
Sound Designer
Jon Weston
Christopher Wheeldon
Musical Director
David Andrews Rogers
Lighting Designer
Natasha Katz
George Gershwin
Book Writer
Craig Lucas
Ira Gershwin
Projections/Media Designer
59 Productions


The Kennedy Center Opera House
2700 F Street NW , Washington, DC 20056

Getting There

  • Foggy Bottom-GWU (Blue/Orange Line)
  • Free Kennedy Center shuttle bus available from the Foggy Bottom Metro to Kennedy Center


  • Street parking
  • Paid garages


  • This venue is wheelchair accessible.
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An American in Paris