The Bushnell has been providing Connecticut with breathtaking, engaging entertainment for over 80 years. Just a short drive from your home at Montage | Rocky Hill, the Bushnell features a variety of performing arts events such as plays, musicals, and concerts. This magnificent theater is bringing a new Broadway hit to the stage this November that is sure to please.
An American in Paris has swept Broadway off its feet with a love story so timeless that it undoubtedly touches the hearts of everyone in the audience. This captivating new show was named "Best Musical of the Year" by the Drama League and the Outer Critics Circle. An American in Paris is also a four-time Tony Award winner, claiming the titles of Best Choreography, Best Lighting Design, Best Orchestrations, and Best Scenic Design of a Musical.
Set immediately after World War II, the story follows the charming American soldier, Jerry Mulligan, as he rebuilds his life after the horrors of the war. He is living in Paris to further his artistic talents when he meets a remarkable French ballerina named Lise. He falls in love with the beautiful ballerina, only to learn that his close friend is planning to propose to her. This endearing love story is bursting with fantastic dance numbers, vibrant costumes, and outstanding music from the acclaimed team of George and Ira Gershwin.
This delightful musical will engross you with its toe-tapping tunes and mesmerizing love story. An American in Paris plays at the Bushnell's William H. Mortensen Hall from November 15-20. Please feel free to contact us to learn about more living in the Rocky Hill area.