December 5-30: An American in Paris! Inspired by the Academy Award-winning film and featuring the music of George and Ira Gershwin, An American in Paris is the story of World War II veteran Jerry Mulligan, who, hoping to build a new life, chooses newly-liberated Paris as the place to make a name for himself as a painter. This stunning combination of classic music, timeless story and gorgeous dance results in the spectacular musical perfect for the whole family! 2 & 7 p.m. Sundays, 8 p.m., weekdays. Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, 14 Shelter Cove Lane. (843-842-ARTS(2787) or artshhi.org.