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Cirque du Soleil Paramour - 2016 - Broadway

Prepare to get swept off your feet by PARAMOUR, a rapturous and passionate new experience that unites the signature spectacle of Cirque du Soleil with the storytelling magic that defines Broadway.

Set in the glamorous world of Golden Age Hollywood, this groundbreaking event spins the tale of a beautiful young poet forced to choose between love and art.

Featuring a cast that blends the best in circus arts and musical theatre, PARAMOUR will transport you to a world of sublime beauty and emotion as it walks the exhilarating tightrope of the heart.

Schedule

Lyric Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
214 W. 42nd St. Seating Chart
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Featured Reviews For Cirque du Soleil Paramour


Actors, Acrobats Pair Up for Cirque Spectacle 'Paramour' - NBC New York
...The $25 million "Paramour" goes heavy on the company's signature stunt sequences to our relief, because there isn't much to be extracted from the often eye-glazing book and score..."Paramour" earns props for the ways it employs aerialists and acrobats as doppelgängers for the leads. Thanks to clever costuming conceits, we almost believe we're watching the trio in some blur of elastic trickery...Kushnier...makes the most of his cliché-ridden role, exuding confidence and hubris as needed. Lewis...has a beautiful voice and gamely follows the worn path laid out ahead.

‘Paramour’ Review: Bringing the Big Top to Broadway - Wall Street Journal
This week, after numerous, internationally popular productions, the enterprise now called Cirque du Soleil Theatrical opened "Paramour," the first musical created by Cirque Du Soleil for Broadway...only the circus acts soar, sometimes literally, as the show's musical and film elements play, at best, dutiful and uninspired parts...The music...is undistinguished and overamplified...Jeremy Kushnier, looking and sounding mostly mousey, plays AJ, a bearded, wax-mustached, egotistical film director. Ruby Lewis-wide of face, short of neck and plain of voice-portrays Indigo...The Golden Age of Hollywood invoked in the program and in the art-deco look of Jean Rabasse's sometimes impressive settings dims noticeably when projection designers Olivier Simola and Christophe Waksmann add video images to the stage pictures....Daphné Mauger's choreography for the various ensembles and for the leads serves as little more than filler throughout....


 

Cirque du Soleil Paramour Broadway Cast



 

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by BWW News Desk - April 3, 2017
Cirque du Soleil Theatrical's smash production of Paramour, the organization's first show created specifically for Broadway begins its final two weeks. There are only 16 performances remaining to see Broadway's high-flying spectacle before the final credits roll on April 16.
by BroadwayWorld TV - March 20, 2017
Cirque du Soleil Theatrical's smash production of Cirque du Soleil Paramour, the organization's first created specifically for Broadway is in its final weeks on Broadway. As previously announced, Paramour is playing through April 16, 2017 at theLyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2017
This Sunday, January 22nd, Broadway at W kicks off the 2017 Season with the high-flying return of Broadway's Cirque du Soleil Paramour.
by Stage Tube - December 19, 2016
PARAMOUR leading lady Ruby Lewis has just released a music video for her new holiday single 'Somewhere in My Memory.' The 'making of,' behind-the-scenes look features Lewis in Ted Spencer Studio in New York City with producer David Wise. Check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - December 2, 2016
Actress and singer Ruby Lewis, currently portraying the lead role of 'Indigo' in Cirque du Soleil's Broadway show PARAMOUR, has released a holiday single 'Somewhere in my Memory' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association.
by BWW News Desk - December 1, 2016
Ambassador Theatre Group has announced that the Lyric Theatre (213 West 42nd Street) will close temporarily, beginning May 2017, to undergo renovations. Cirque du Soleil Paramour will continue to perform at the Lyric Theatre until April 16, 2017, before relocating to another theater.
by BWW News Desk - November 1, 2016
Cirque du Soleil Theatrical has announced a new block of tickets will go on sale to the general public tomorrow at 10 AM (Eastern Time) for Cirque du Soleil Paramour, the organization's first show created specifically for Broadway.
by Bob Rizzo - October 5, 2016
The new Broadway production of Paramour marks dancer Reed Kelly's fourth Broadway show. No stranger to the Lyric Theatre, he last flew around that stage in Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark. He also took flight as a monkey in Broadway's Wicked and danced in The Addams Family. In addition to performing, Reed continues to interact with a legion of reality show fans from his stint on CBS's Survivor: San Juan Del Sur in 2014.
by BWW News Desk - August 25, 2016
The Original Broadway Cast Album for Cirque du Soleil Paramour will be available tomorrow, August 26, digitally via iTunes, Amazon music, Spotify, and Apple Music with physical copies available Friday, September 16, via Amazon.
by Michael Dale - August 22, 2016
Broadway audiences are accustomed to seeing world-class dancers take fight in the musicals that fill Times Square's stages, but Cirque du Soleil Paramour offers a rare opportunity to see world-class competitive athletes take to the air in the ensemble of a Broadway musical.
by Theater People Podcast - August 22, 2016
Kushnier made his Broadway debut in the lead role of Ren McCormack in the 1998 production of FOOTLOOSE. He went on to star on Broadway in RENT, JERSEY BOYS, and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR. He was a part of the original New York company of SHEAR MADDNESS, and he can currently be seen in PARAMOUR, Cirque Du Soliel's first-ever Broadway production.
by Michael Dale - August 17, 2016
It's no secret that actors love a good entrance and PARAMOUR's Jeremy Kushnier gets a doozy of an introduction.
by Robert Diamond - August 11, 2016
This just in - Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR has canceled the August 22, 24, 25, and 31 performances to make creative changes. As per the production 'True to our roots as street performers, our shows evolve over time to reflect feedback from our consumers and our creative team. '
by Broadwaysted - July 26, 2016
Eyes on the center ring for this week's episode of Broadwaysted with The Leading Lady of Cirque du Soleil's PARAMOUR-Ruby Lewis! Ruby pours some cabernet into her show sippy cup and spills about her 10-hour trip to Vegas, her journey with PARAMOUR from inception to Broadway, and her stressful childhood experience warming up for the Petite Miss Dance of America Competition. We play 'Dirty Hands on a Hardbody' and a new game called 'Is that a Cirque Title?' before we have a great round of Lights of Broadway Showcards Against Humanity (with a big shout out to Sydney Lucas!).
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 23, 2016
In attendance was the cast of Paramour (Ruby Lewis, Bret Shuford, Steven Gray, Blakely Slaybaugh, Sarah Meahl, Amber Pickens, Sheriden Mouawad, Justin Keats, and Raven McCrae) who performed the songs 'The Hollywood Wiz,' and 'Honeymoon Days of Fame.' Check out highlights below!