Staged by French director Philippe Decouflé, the musical production blends "the best of Broadway with Cirque du Soleil's signature style." Paramour is set in Golden Age Hollywood, where a young poet is forced to choose between love and art.
The company is led by Ruby Lewis as Indigo, the poetess, alongside Bradley Dean as A.J., the director, and Ryan Vona as Joey, the composer.
The cast also includes 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).
Under the artistic guidance of Jean-François Bouchard (creative guide and creative director), Paramour is directed by French stage director and choreographer Philippe Decouflé.
Along with Decouflé, the creative team includes West Hyler (associate creative director and staging director), Shana Carroll (associate creative director and acrobatic choreographer), Pascale Henrot (associate creative director), Bob & Bill (composers), Andreas Carlsson (composer), Jean Rabasse (set designer), Philippe Guillotel (costume designer), Daphné Mauger (choreographer), Patrice Besombes (lighting designer), Olivier Simola & Christophe Waksmann (projection designers), John Shivers (sound designer), Boris Verkhovsky (acrobatic performance designer), Pierre Masse (rigging and acrobatic equipment designer), Nathalie Gagné (makeup designer), Anne‐Séguin Poirier (props designer).
Paramour will begin preview performances Saturday, April 16, and opens Wednesday, May 25, at the Lyric Theatre.