He'll be replaced in Paramour by Jesus Christ Superstar and Jersey Boys star Jeremy Kushnier.

Dean departed the show due to "creative differences", according to BroadwayWorld.com.

The Cirque du Soleil's show will begin previews on 16 April (16), and open on Broadway on 25 May (16) at the Lyric Theatre.

Ruby Lewis and Ryan Vona will also appear in the show.