Read Reviews for Cirque du Soleil’s First Broadway Musical, Paramour

The Verdict   Read Reviews for Cirque du Soleil’s First Broadway Musical, Paramour
 
The Canadian cirque troupe renowned for its exotic and artful shows officially enters the Broadway game with its first musical, Paramour. Here’s what critics are saying.
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The cast of Pamamour Richard Termine

Paramour, the first musical from the internationally-acclaimed cirque troupe Cirque du Soleil that was created expressly for Broadway, opened May 25 at the Lyric Theatre after previews that began April 16.

The musical tells the story of a young poet in Hollywood. The principal cast features Ruby Lewis, Jeremy Kushnier and Ryan Vona.

A cast of 38 singers, actors, dancers, aerialists, acrobats and circus arts performers are featured in the production directed by French stage director and choreographer Philippe Decouflé. Five-time Grammy Award nominee and two-time Emmy Award winner Andreas Carlsson is co-composer with the team of Bob & Bill (a.k.a. Guy Dubuc and Marc Lessard). Carlsson wrote the show’s title song.

Reviews follow. Check back for updates.

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