An American in Paris—Literally

We’re already incredibly excited about the fact that New York City Ballet principal Robert Fairchild has a starring role in Christopher Wheeldon‘s new stage production of An American in Paris—which debuts this November à Paris. But a new set of photos is getting us even more revved up.

Opposite Fairchild’s Jerry Mulligan (the role played by Gene Kelly in the 1951 film) will be Royal Ballet first artist Leanne Cope as Lise, and the duo will surely light up the Théâtre du Châtelet stage. Just look at the chemistry in these images by Sylvain Gripoix!

C'est Paris!

C’est magnifique!

Could this be any cuter?

Could they be any cuter?
Loving the throwback to “Our Love is Here to Stay” in the film!

I bet he's imagining his new wife Tiler Peck. awwwww.

I bet he’s imagining his new wife, Tiler Peck. Awwwww.

In Monmartre

In Montmartre

Swoon.

Swoon.

Booking your flight to Paris? Click here for An American in Paris ticket details. (And if you can’t make it to the City of Light, don’t worry: The show is coming to Broadway next spring!)

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