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Cyrano de Bergerac
Cyrano de Bergerac, American Airlines Theatre, NYC Show Poster

Cyrano de Bergerac

American Airlines Theatre

2hrs, 30mins (1 Intermission)

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Douglas Hodge stars as the title character in Roundabout Theatre Company's production of Edmond Rostand's classic.

Theater Info

American Airlines Theatre
227 West 42nd Street
New York, NY
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Audience

Minimum age is 4 years old. Child must have a ticket.

Important Dates

On Sale
Aug 01, 2012
Preview
Sep 14, 2012
Opening
Oct 11, 2012

Group ticket sales

10
Minimum seats to qualify for group rates
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The Stars of Cyrano Talk Love, Poetry and That Noteworthy Nose on Opening Night

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Story

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What Is the Story of Cyrano de Bergerac?
Set in seventeenth century Paris, Cyrano de Bergerac centers on the life and love of the titular wordsmith Cyrano de Bergerac, a nobleman with a disfigured nose and talent as a swordsman and poet. Though he’s a charismatic and well-respected jack-of-all-trades, Cyrano is rejected by his love Roxane, who favors the handsome cadet Christian instead. Ashamed of his looks but still determined to win Roxane’s heart, Cyrano lends his gift of poetry to the dim-witted Christian, so that at least one of them may enjoy the benefits of her love.

Reviews

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'Harry Potter' star Clemence Poesy is sublimely understated as Cyrano's great love, Roxane, and Soutra Gilmour's simple, flexible set smartly suggests a Renaissance-era painting brought to life.

Review by Tanner Stransky from Entertainment Weekly

Hodge exerts himself mightily to bring Cyrano to life, and he’s at his finest when lunging and parrying, both physically and verbally.

Review by Elisabeth Vincentelli from The New York Post

Hodge manages to breathe new fire into the brave, brilliant hero with the Achilles nose. Mind you, the leading man benefits from a superb supporting cast, directed with blazing vigor by Hodge's fellow Brit Jamie Lloyd, and from Ranjit Bolt's witty, earthy translation.

Review by Elysa Gardner from USA Today

From the moment he makes his truly startling entrance (and no, I won’t tell you how), Mr. Hodge is as light and oxygenating as air, even as the pure physical impact of his performance sets you reeling.

Review by Ben Brantley from The New York Times

Cast

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Cyrano de Bergerac
Douglas Hodge
Comte de Guiche
Patrick Page
Roxane
Clemence Poesy
Christian
Kyle Soller
Le Bret
Max Baker
Ragueneau
Bill Buell
Duenna/Marthe
Geraldine Hughes

Creative

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Written by
Edmond Rostand
Director
Jamie Lloyd
Set and Costume Designer
Soutra Gilmour
Lighting Designer
Japhy Weideman
Composer and Sound Designer
Dan Moses Schreier

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