An American in Paris Adelaide and Perth seasons postponed

The Australian Ballet and GWB Entertainment today announced that due to the current impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, next month’s Adelaide and Perth seasons of the lavish Tony Award®-winning Broadway musical, An American in Paris will be postponed.

New season dates will be announced as soon as possible for both cities, with ticket holders urged to hold onto their tickets until new dates are confirmed.

The Melbourne and Sydney seasons of the production will perform as scheduled, from 18 March at Arts Centre Melbourne, and 29 April at Theatre Royal Sydney.

The Company is looking forward to resuming its Brisbane season at QPAC’s Lyric Theatre on Tuesday 18 January, after a brief pause due to challenges presented by Covid-19.

The Australian Ballet’s Executive Director, Libby Christie, said:

The decision to postpone this spectacular production of An American in Paris in Adelaide and Perth was extremely difficult, however, the uncertainty and unpredictability of Australia’s current COVID-19 situation meant the financial and operational risks of proceeding are too great at the moment. We are working hard to find new dates in Adelaide and Perth to ensure these audiences can still see this fabulous production in 2022. Fortunately, based on current trends and advice, our Melbourne and Sydney seasons will be able to proceed as planned. We can’t wait to bring this production to our audiences.

GWB Entertainment’s Director, Torben Brookman, said:

This is a devastating decision to have to make, and so disappointing for everyone involved. The cast, crew, and touring staff have worked so hard to deliver an incredible theatrical experience for audiences – our first previews in Brisbane have been rapturously received – and we can’t wait to for audiences in Melbourne and Sydney, and then Adelaide and Perth, to experience it as well.

An American In Paris is produced in Australia by GWB Entertainment, The Australian Ballet, Stuart Oken, Van Kaplan and Roy Furman by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical & Pittsburgh CLO and Théâtre du Châtelet.

The national tour of An American in Paris is supported by the Restart Investment to Sustain and Expand (RISE) Fund – an Australian Government initiative.


For details and more information, visit americaninparis.com.au

Gabi Bergman

Gabi Bergman is a Melbourne-based performer and educator, and is the current Deputy Editor-in-Chief of AussieTheatre.com. She holds a Double Arts degree in Theatre Studies and Film/Screen Studies and a Master of Teaching (Secondary Education). Gabi has always been an avid lover of theatre, specifically musicals, and spends way too much money than she’d like to admit on tickets. Her most prized possession is her crate of theatre programs.

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  • Can u please email me when An American in Paris is coming to Perth Thank you so much
    I do so want to see it – Lynn

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