Clip | An American In Paris The Musical - “Stairway to Paradise”

In this clip, Henri’s (Haydn Oakley) dreams of being a star singer manifest in this dazzling musical number – complete with all the sparkle and class of a Ziegfield Follies show-stopper.

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'Toe the mark. Heel and toe.

Eagle rock. Off to Buffalo.

Oceana roll. Toe the moe.

Shivery. There you go!'

[Music and tap sounds] 'I'll build a stairway to paradise with a new step everyday.

I'm going to get there at any price; stand aside I'm on my way.'

'I've got the blues and up above it's so fair.

Shoes - going to carry me there!

I'll build a stairway to paradise with a new step every day.

With a new step every day!'