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Sunday, December 12, 2021


The Rhumbelow Classics Cinema Series will present the musical An American in Paris from the London Palladium on December 14 and 15, 2021, at the Durban venue.

An American in Paris is a breathtakingly beautiful Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical, inspired by the Oscar® winning MGM film. It tells the impassioned story of discovering love in the ‘City of Light’. Featuring the gorgeous music and lyrics of George and Ira Gershwin (including the classic hits ‘S Wonderful and I Got Rhythm), stunning designs, and show-stopping choreography. With a record-setting 28 five-star reviews from critics, An American in Paris is coming from London’s West End to The Rhumbelow Classics Cinema.

Jerry Mulligan is an American GI striving to make it as a painter in a city suddenly bursting with hope and possibility. Following a chance encounter with a beautiful young dancer named Lise, the streets of Paris become the backdrop to a sensuous, modern romance of art, friendship and love in the aftermath of war.

Experience this “truly ravishing” (The Guardian) production in the comfort of your local cinema.

Directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, the film is directed for the screen by Ross Macgibbon and is taken from the book by Craig Lucas Inspired by the motion picture.

Screenings take place on December 14 and 15 at 14h00 and 18h30. (Venue opens 60 minutes before show for snacks/drinks). Running Time:  155 minutes (including one 15-minute interval). Bring food picnic baskets or buy at the venue. A full bar is available (no alcohol may be brought on to the premises).

All seating will be at separate tables and the venue will obviously be seating co-habiting couples and/or family members together.

Limited secure parking available.

Tickets R100. All tickets must be pre-booked. No walk-ins allowed.

Booking is essential on email: or through Computicket.

For more information contact Roland Stansell on 082 499 8636 or visit

Strict Covid protocols will be observed. Rhumbelow Theatre is situated at 42 Cunningham Road off Bartle Road in Umbilo, Durban.