MEDIA ALERT: SLSO ANNOUNCES REPLACEMENT OF MEREDITH WILLSON’S “THE MUSIC MAN” WITH AN AMERICAN IN PARIS

St. Louis, January 9, 2018 – Due to unforeseen complications, resulting from the unexpected unavailability of the film’s original production elements, Industrial F/X Productions Inc. has regretfully postponed the launch of Meredith Willson's "The Music Man.” As a result, the performances scheduled for May 12 and 13 at Powell Hall have been cancelled. The St. Louis Symphony Orchestra has replaced the concert with An American in Paris, which will be shown on the big screen while the orchestra plays the score live.

Winner of six Academy Awards – including Best Picture – and one of the American Film Institute’s Top 10 Greatest Movie Musicals of All Time, An American in Paris stars Leslie Caron and Gene Kelly and features the original music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin. 

Tickets purchased for Meredith Willson's "The Music Man"are still valid for the date and time indicated and will be honored for the presentations of An American in Paris.Ticket holdersmay contact the Box Office at 314-534-1700 for further assistance should they wish to exchange their tickets to another concert or request a refund.

An American in Paris
Saturday, May 12, 2018, 7:00pm
Sunday, May 13, 2018, 3:00pm