Since its founding in 1984, the Montreal-based Cirque du Soleil has been delivering high-flying and high-minded circus fare to fans the world over. Starting tomorrow, the company will be trying its hand at a Broadway show for the first time—and, naturally, there is a healthy dose of their signature acrobatic artistry.
So we decided to pay them a visit at the Lyric Theatre in New York City's Times Square before the show's official opening, in the hope that they could show us around backstage and—just maybe—teach us a trick or two.
First up, a dance lesson with Sheridan Mouawad:
And now, some juggling with Kyle Driggs:
Next, a visit with Fletcher Blair Sanchez and Jeremias Faganel, two of the show's acrobats:
...and a bit of singing and guitar-playing with leading man Ryan Vona:
Paramour is open now at the Lyric Theatre in New York City. For details, see paramouronbroadway.com.