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  1. Boris Eifman: Dance from the heart and soulRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 1 | Jewish Chronicle

    ... up; his takes him down. "The idea was to create a ballet and a musical in one," Eifman says. It is set to music by Gershwin, Schubert and Schoenberg: "On the one hand it's a sparkly, interesting and very joyful story, which is displayed by the corps ...

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  2. 'An American in Paris' comes to Kimmel CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 2 | The Triangle

    ... or Lise crooning "The Man I Love," tells a story about the character's past and present through movement. George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin (credited with music and lyrics for the musical) have managed to make every musical number an integral part of ...

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  3. South Bay Arts Calendar for Dec. 1 to 7Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 30 | Easy Reader News

    ... Recital" takes place at the Torrance Art Museum as part of the monthly Tunes at TAM series in the main gallery. Gershwin, Verdi, and Vince Guaraldi performed to a backdrop of fine art, the current "South Bay Focus 2016." Suggested donation, $20. ...

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  4. The Royal Conservatory of Music Announces February ConcertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 29 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The popular concert series continues on February 23 with "Jelly & George" featuring Aaron Diehl and Ccile McLorin Salvant. This tribute to jazz pioneers Jelly Roll Morton and George Gershwin features the fresh perspectives of American jazz pianist/composer Diehl, joined by the extraordinary 2016 Grammy-winning vocalist, Ccile McLorin Salvant, who made her Canadian debut in Koerner Hall in 2013 with Ramsey Lewis.

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  5. Theater: New and NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 25 | Philly.com

    ... (J.R.), and Toby Zinman (T.Z.). An American in Paris (Academy of Music). Built on the great tunes of the brothers Gershwin, a true winner. This dazzler is what every Broadway musical should be - wondrous. Ends Sunday. - B.C. A Child's Christmas in ...

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  6. 'An American in Paris': Ecstatic joy of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Philly.com

    ... a video of Jill Price as Milo Davenport in the Broadway production: The sweeping, cosmopolitan soundscapes of the Gershwin brothers thrill. "I Got Rhythm," " 'S Wonderful," Rhapsody in Blue , "Fidgety Feet," "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," and ...

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  7. An American in Paris arrives in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | DanceJournal

    ... a new beginning in the aftermath of war. An American in Paris is a love story set to the music of George and Ira Gershwin. For dance enthusiasts, it is feast for the eyes. The opening sequence is wordless and conveys to the audience the importance ...

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  8. An American in Paris touring company. Photo by Matthew MurphyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Phillymag.com

    Through November 27 This show has some serious musical theater cred. It's based on a 1951 Best Picture-winning film starring Gene Kelly, with music and lyrics by the Gershwin brothers, which was in turn based on a 1928 composition by George Gershwin.

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  9. 'An American in Paris': Ecstatic joy of freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 23 | Philly.com

    ... her checkbook, bringing up a huge theme - money can't buy you love. The sweeping, cosmopolitan soundscapes of the Gershwin brothers thrill. "I Got Rhythm," " 'S Wonderful," Rhapsody in Blue , "Fidgety Feet," "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," and ...

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  10. On Stage (Bonus): An American in Paris hits PhillyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 22 | UnionvilleTimes.com

    ... really high. There are entire scenes that play out without words. The story is told through dance. And there is the Gershwin music - songs that people know and love." The music in the show, which was created by George and Ira Gershwin, features such ...

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  11. REVIEW: pianist's superb performance delivers clarity of texture, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 21 | Thewestmorland Gazette

    ... of the programme, where it would have broken up the sonic experiences provided by Cesar Franck, Liszt and three Gershwin encores! Bebbington's view of Haydn was near-perfect. It possessed a never-overstated classical authenticity; his formidable ...

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  12. Magic in the 'Moonlight'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | Jerusalem Post

    ... different style of singing. She also gave me very different material to what I'd been used songs by Kurt Weil, Gershwin and more classical works," says Karni. It was quite a professional epiphany. "It was clear to me that I sounded so different. I ...

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  13. 'An American in Paris' At Bushnell A Fresh, Lively InterpretationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 17 | CTNow.com

    One of my favorite Ira Gershwin lyrics is from the 1922 pop hit "I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise," when the phrase "I've got the blues" is rhymed with a single short word, "Shoes!"  The creators of the Broadway stage version of the classic MGM movie musical "An American in Paris" share my passion for "Shoes!" They make that monosyllabic lyric carry even more weight, obliterating the line that follows it in service of character development. "Shoes," of course, could be the watch-cry of this whole show.

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  14. Let It GlowRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 16 | Eugene Weekly

    ... ranging from classical masterworks to Russian folk songs, Argentine tangos, gypsy dance music, bluegrass and Gershwin favorites, all played on Russian folk instruments. And local dance favorite Sabine, owner of Celebration Dance Studios in Eugene, ...

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  15. "An American in Paris" runs at the Bushnell in Hartford through Sunday, Nov. 20.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 12 | Connecticut Post

    "An American in Paris," the Tony Award-winning musical about an American soldier and a mysterious young French woman, "each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of World War II," is at Hartford's Bushnell through Sunday, Nov. 20. 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 2014-15 season," according to the Bushnell. Originally, "An American in Paris" was a 1951 American musical film inspired by the 1928 jazz-influenced symphonic poem of the same name by George Gershwin .

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  16. Theater Talk: Kelly Meg Brennan impressive at Red Thread; Debbie Pappas entertaining at MusicalFareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 11 | WNED

    ... presents repressed sexuality at Irish Classical, and AN AMERICAN IN PARIS beautifully weaves the music of George Gershwin through the Broadway musical with stunning sets at Shea's. And, for an evening of nostalgia with a few surprises, treat ...

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  17. BWW Review: an American in Paris at Shea's Buffalo TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 10 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... so even the set pieces and flying scenery took on a dancing elegance. The incredible score by George and Ira Gershwin further cements that new jazz sound of the 30's and 40's, as evidenced in the highlight of the evening, the American In Paris ...

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  18. 'Carefree' A Dance Revue Of Fred & Ginger At Garde Arts CenteRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | CTNow.com

    Just a few days before the national tour of "An American in Paris" hits The Bushnell, there's another dance spectacle visiting Connecticut that features the immortal songs of George and Ira Gershwin. Both shows feature Gershwin songs first popularized by Fred Astaire.

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  19. Duo Welcomes Triple Challenges Of Ambitious 'American In Paris' At BushnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | CTNow.com

    "When I auditioned for this, I was told it was one of the hardest roles on Broadway," Garen Scribner says of his starring turn in the national tour of "An American in Paris." "There's a lot of dancing, singing, acting, costume changes" Yet the show, which features a slew of songs and symphonic pieces by George Gershwin, also feels "very spiritual," Scribner says.

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  20. Ben Folds to Perform One-Night-Only Concert with Houston Symphony Next SpringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 9 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... Concerto for Piano and Orchestra. The work draws on many recognizable classical influences such as Ravel and Gershwin while testing the boundaries of traditional orchestral music. Folds describes the piece as "proudly and overtly derivative." The ...

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