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Breaking News: Jeremy Kushnier Joins Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR; Bradley Dean Departs Due to 'Creative Differences'

Just announced, Jeremy Kushnier -- of Broadway's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, JERSEY BOYS, FOOTLOOSE and RENT -- has joined Cirque du Soleil - PARAMOUR in the role of director 'A.J. Golden', stepping in for Bradley Dean, who has departed the show "due to creative differences."

PARAMOUR is Cirque du Soleil's first production created specifically for Broadway. It will begin previews on Saturday, April 16, 2016 and open on Broadway on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at the Lyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street).

The show will also star Ruby Lewis as Indigo, the poetess, and Ryan Vona as Joey, the composer.

The cast of 38 on stage will also include Tom Ammirati, Andrew Atherton, Kevin Atherton, Lee Brearley,Yanelis Brooks, Sam Charlton, Martin Charrat, Nate Cooper,Katrina Cunningham, Myriam Deraiche, Kyle Driggs,Jeremias Faganel, Amber Fulljames,Steven Trumon Gray, Tomasz Jadach, Rafal Kaszubowski, Reed Kelly,Denis Kibenko, Joe McAdam,Raven McRae, Sarah Meahl, Amber J. Merrick, Sheridan Mouawad, Amber Pickens,Justin Prescott,Fletcher Blair Sanchez, Matthieu Sennacherib, Bret Shuford, Blakely Slaybaugh, Sam Softich,Amiel Soicher, Amber van Wijk, Bruce Weber, Tomasz Wilkosz, and Zhengqi Xia (Da Qi).

PARAMOUR is a landmark production for Cirque du Soleil, blending the best of Broadway with Cirque du Soleil's signature style, to provide a new experience for both traditional Broadway musical theatre goers and Cirque du Soleil's fans. The show will have many of the elements beloved on Broadway: a timeless love story, live musicians, and professional actors in lead roles; but with the Cirque du Soleilaesthetic integrated throughout the show: visionary production design on a grand scale, world class entertainment, and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter-Keddy



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