Cirque Broadway Bound

… planning to take over a Broadway stage for a long-running production that combines musical theater and acrobatics.

The company, which was acquired this spring by a group of private equity investors, said that the production, to be called “Paramour,” represented one step in a broader effort to expand its presence in New York and in the world of theater. Cirque plans to spend $25 million to mount the show at the Lyric Theater, one of the largest Broadway houses, and said it would run indefinitely after opening next spring.

The company is also working with NBC on a televised production of “The Wiz,” which is aiming for Broadway during the 2016-17 season, and is planning to bring one of its traveling big-tent shows, “Kurios,” to New York late next year. …

Cirque du Soleil Show Is Broadway Bound

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