Review Round Up: An American in Paris, Dominion Theatre

Directed by Christopher Wheeldon, An American in Paris officially opened at the Dominion Theatre earlier this week. Here is what critics have been saying about it:  (c) An American in Paris, Youtube The Independent: **** “Christopher Wheeldon’s An American in Paris is a whirl of colour and imagery.” The Guardian: *****”Christopher Wheeldon, as director and… Read More

REVIEW: An American in Paris, Dominion Theatre

‘S wonderful, ‘s marvellous to see old fashioned musicals making a come back on to the West End scene – not least this gloriously beautiful and exquisite production.  Christopher Wheeldon has created a classy, elegant production based on the hit film starring Gene Kelly, transporting audiences back to 1945 Paris with dance and music being… Read More

NEWS: Production Images Released as An American in Paris Prepares for Premiere

New production photography and footage has been released as the Broadway musical prepares to make its London debut at the Dominion Theatre tonight (21st March).  Having originally premiered in 2014 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris and the Palace Theatre on Broadway, Christopher Wheeldon’s production of An American in Paris officially opens in London this evening… Read More

NEWS: Rehearsals Begin for An American in Paris

Rehearsals for the London production of the Broadway musical have begun today in the capital.  The rehearsals for the London production of Christopher Wheeldon’s interpretation of the Oscar winning film, which starred Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron are now underway. Playing at the Dominion Theatre from the 4th March, An American in Paris will star Robert Fairchild… Read More

Five Reasons to be Excited About An American in Paris

S’ Wonderful s’marvellous that An American in Paris is arriving in the West End next year and here are five reasons to be excited:  1.The music: in the press launch for the musical that took place yesterday, director and choreographer Christopher Wheeldon confirmed that alongside songs that appeared originally in the film will be lesser known… Read More

NEWS: Full Casting for An American in Paris Confirmed

Casting for the London production of the Oscar winning film starring Gene Kelly has been confirmed.  The award winning Broadway production transfers to London’s Dominion Theatre from March 2017, along with Broadway stars Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope reprising their roles as Jerry Mulligan and Lise Dassin for the West End transfer. They will joined on stage by Haydn Oakley as… Read More

Broadway Hit Musical An American in Paris to Transfer to West End

It has been confirmed today that the Tony Award winning production of An American in Paris will transfer to London’s Dominion Theatre in 2017.  Inspired by the Oscar winning film, Christopher Wheeldon’s multi award winning new Broadway musical will hit London’s Dominion Theatre from the 4th March 2017. Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to… Read More

Review Round Up… The Winter’s Tale,

The Royal Ballet is currently performing Christopher Wheeldon’s adaptation of Shakespeare’s tale of love and loss. But what have critics made of this revival?  The Guardian:**** “Winter’s Tale already looks like a ballet that can build through the interpretations of future generations.” The Telegraph: **** “This revival confirms The Winter’s Tale as a modern classic,… Read More

The Winter’s Tale to Return to the Royal Opera House

Christopher Wheeldon’s 2014 acclaimed production of The Winter’s tale will return to the Royal Opera House for its first revival as part of Shakespeare’s 400th anniversary celebrations.  Nominated for an Olivier Award for Outstanding Achievement in Dance and winning  the 2015 Critics’ Circle National Dance Award for Best Classical Choreography, this is widely regarded to… Read More

World Premiere for Royal Ballet’s Production of Strapless

The Royal Ballet will present Christopher Wheeldon’s latest work for the company at the Royal Opera House from the 12th February to the 11th March.  Based on the scandalous Portrait of Madame X, painted by John Singer Sargent in 1844, the piece forms part of a Wheeldon mixed programme which includes two pieces that are new to… Read More