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Cyrano's Douglas Hodge Teases New Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical: 'It's Not Like Any of the Films’

Cyrano's Douglas Hodge Teases New Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Musical: 'It's Not Like Any of the Films’

Douglas Hodge is currently hamming it up on Broadway as the charismatic star of Cyrano de Bergerac, but theater fans are already eagerly looking forward to the Tony winner's next role: Willy Wonka. The English actor is set to play the eccentric chocolatier in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, a new musical adaptation of the classic Roald Dahl novel ...

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The Stars of Cyrano Talk Love, Poetry and That Noteworthy Nose on Opening Night

The Stars of Cyrano Talk Love, Poetry and That Noteworthy Nose on Opening Night

The cast of the Roundabout revival of Cyrano de Bergerac celebrated opening night on October 11, and the stars had plenty to say about why audiences can't resist this classic, charismatic character on the Broadway stage.

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Stars Bring Panache to Cyrano de Bergerac’s Big Broadway Opening Night

Stars Bring Panache to Cyrano de Bergerac’s Big Broadway Opening Night
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Cyrano de Bergerac is no stranger to the Broadway stage, but the charismatic wordsmith received a warm welcome from a whole host of VIP guests on opening night at the American Airlines Theatre. The show’s stars Douglas Hodge, Clemence Poesy, Patrick Page and the rest of the cast ushered the famous Frenchman back to the stage at opening night ...

Squigs Sketches the Beauty and the Beak in Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring Douglas Hodge

Squigs Sketches the Beauty and the Beak in Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring Douglas Hodge

At the heart of Cyrano de Bergerac, there’s a… nose? English actor Douglas Hodge plays the titular poet with a flair for the romantic in Roundabout Theater Company’s Broadway revival, which co-stars Clemence Poesy as the beautiful Roxane, Patrick Page as the controlling Comte de Guiche and newcomer Kyle Soller as the handsome cadet Christian. In his latest ...

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Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring Douglas Hodge and Clemence Poesy, Opens on Broadway

Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring Douglas Hodge and Clemence Poesy, Opens on Broadway

Fast, funny and oh so French, Cyrano de Bergerac opens on Broadway on October 11 at the American Airlines Theatre. English actor Douglas Hodge swaps his Tony-winning La Cage heels for a suitably noble cape as the titular poet (with a nose for miles) in Roundabout Theater Company’s new revival.

Set in seventeenth-century Paris, Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de ...

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A Nose By Any Other Name: Charting Cyrano de Bergerac's Record-Setting History on Stage and Screen

A Nose By Any Other Name: Charting Cyrano de Bergerac's Record-Setting History on Stage and Screen

Cyrano de Bergerac has found its way back to Broadway, with stars Douglas Hodge and Clemence Poesy stepping into the recognizable roles of the romantic Cyrano and his unobtainable love, Roxane. But how did this famous French play make its mark on the theater world? 'Tis imperative to read on!


A Man and His Nose
"’Tis enormous!" So begins the ...

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Cyrano’s Douglas Hodge on Practicing French and Getting His 'Repulsive' Prosthetic Nose Through Customs

Cyrano’s Douglas Hodge on Practicing French and Getting His 'Repulsive' Prosthetic Nose Through Customs

In his Tony-winning 2010 Broadway debut, Douglas Hodge donned women's wigs, gowns and high heels as the flamboyant Albin in La Cage aux Folles. This time around, the English actor has just one tricky costume piece to contend with: a giant prosthetic nose. As the titular poet in Roundabout Theatre Company's revival of Cyrano de Bergerac (opening October ...

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What a Nose! Get Your First Look at Douglas Hodge and Clemence Poesy in Cyrano de Bergerac

What a Nose! Get Your First Look at Douglas Hodge and Clemence Poesy in Cyrano de Bergerac
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You may have seen the classic play Cyrano de Bergerac before, but you've never seen it like this! Tony winner Douglas Hodge steps into the titular role of the romantic poet with an affinity for words and a nose for the ages, with Clémence Poésy taking on the role of his beautiful unrequited love, Roxane. Sparks fly ...

Performances Begin for Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring Tony Winner Douglas Hodge

Performances Begin for Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring Tony Winner Douglas Hodge

Cyrano de Bergerac, the classic play about the famous romantic with an even more famous nose, begins performances September 14 at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre. The Roundabout Theatre Company revival will officially open on October 11 and play a limited engagement through November 25.

Starring Douglas Hodge as the titular wordsmith and Clemence Poesy as his beguiling love interest ...

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Tony Winner Douglas Hodge to Play Willy Wonka in the West End's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Tony Winner Douglas Hodge to Play Willy Wonka in the West End's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Tony and Olivier Award winner Douglas Hodge (La Cage aux Folles) will star as Willy Wonka in director Sam Mendes’ musical adaptation of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, according to The Daily Mail. As previously reported, the musical will play the West End’s Theatre Royal, Drury Lane beginning May 18, 2013, with an official opening to follow in June ...

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