Dimitri Kleioris to Lead An American in Paris

first_img View Comments Related Shows Dimitri Kleioris An American in Pariscenter_img Show Closed This production ended its run on Oct. 9, 2016 It’s ‘s wonderful news for Dimitri Kleioris, Garen Scribner’s alternate in the Broadway production of An American in Paris. Kleioris will officially step center stage as Jerry Mulligan on July 19; Scribner is set to depart the musical on July 17 and as we previously reported, will headline the national tour later this year.Kleioris, a dancer with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, can be seen on the Starz series Flesh and Bone.Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, the tuner tells the tale of a young American soldier, a beautiful French girl and an indomitable European city, each yearning for a new beginning in the aftermath of war.An American in Paris features music by George and Ira Gershwin with a book by Craig Lucas. The show includes the songs “I Got Rhythm,” “‘S Wonderful,” “But Not For Me,” “Stairway to Paradise,” “Our Love Is Here To Stay,” “They Can’t Take That Away” and orchestral music including “Concerto in F,” “2nd Prelude,” “2nd Rhapsody” and “An American In Paris.” The score has been adapted, arranged and supervised by Rob Fisher.The Broadway company currently also includes Leanne Cope, Veanne Cox, Jill Paice, Brandon Uranowitz and Max von Essen; the show is running at the Palace Theatre.last_img

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