An American In Paris

The Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical about love, hope, and living your dreams, has taken the West End by storm, with standing ovations from the public and a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from UK critics!

With Gershwin tunes, stunning designs and show-stopping choreography, this beautiful hit musical is inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film and tells the impassioned story of an American GI discovering art, friendship and love in the ‘City of Light’ in 1945.
Experience ‘London’s most joyous musical!’ (Playbill) before it ends on 6 January 2018! 

What Is An American In Paris About?

An American In Paris is about an American GI who decided to stay and live in France as the WWII ends. He chooses Paris - a city that is bursting with possibilities and dreams - to get started in his dream career as a painter. He then meets a beautiful and mysterious Parisian ballet dancer, whom he can't help but fall in love with. 

What is most enjoyable about An American In Paris is the ballet-musical-theatre fusion, which brings together the beauty of the ballet with the action and storyline of a musical. The stage design is very modern and striking, transporting the audience to the heart of Paris and the quai of the river Seine. 



Approximate Running Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes including a 20 minute interval.

Good To Know

Security checks are in operation at the Dominion Theatre, so please arrive at least 15 minutes before the start time.


I Got Rhythm
They Can’t Take That Away From Me
‘S Wonderful


Dominion Theatre

49 Aldwych, London WC2B 4DF

Additional Details & FAQ

Cancellation Policy

No refunds or exchanges after purchase.

How Does It Work

You will receive a confirmation email with your voucher. Please print the voucher and bring it with you a minimum of 30 minutes before the show.

Suitable For Children

Please be advised An American In Paris is recommended for people over the age of 6 years.

Children under 5 will not be admitted.

Where Do I Go

Dominion Theatre - 268-269 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7AQ The Dominion Theatre is located on the junction of Tottenham Court Road, Charing Cross Road and Oxford Street, and is directly above Tottenham Court Road tube station.

Critic Reviews

4.8(4 reviews)
  • Evening Standard

    Mar 31, 2017

    Gorgeous blend of ballet and musical theatre. The classic Fifties film gets a stage version and the results are lavish and romantic

  • The Guardian

    Mar 31, 2017

    "Christopher Wheeldon’s superb show is a riot of colour and movement, with irresistible dance routines and a wealth of Gerhswin classics"

  • The Stage

    Mar 31, 2017

    The best-looking and best-danced musical in town is an instant classic

  • What's On Stage

    Mar 31, 2017

    An American in Paris is unlike any other musical on the London stage: sumptuously beautiful and heartfelt, it has a romantic pizzazz all of its own.


4.5(50 reviews)
  • tim

    Jan 9, 2018

    If you like the above without much of a plot you will love it - i didn't the stage changes were awesome, hence a two

  • Julie

    Jan 9, 2018

    Brilliant show

  • Joan

    Jan 8, 2018

    Took a French friend. So appropriate

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