Aquila Nose a Good Thing When It Sees It: British/American Co. Opens Cyrano, Aug. 20

News   Aquila Nose a Good Thing When It Sees It: British/American Co. Opens Cyrano, Aug. 20 The Aquila Theatre Company opens its fall season Aug. 20 with its production of Rostand's Cyrano De Bergerac. The play started previews Aug. 17 and will run through Sept. 17 at the Clark Studio.

The Aquila Theatre Company opens its fall season Aug. 20 with its production of Rostand's Cyrano De Bergerac. The play started previews Aug. 17 and will run through Sept. 17 at the Clark Studio.

As reported earlier, the Aquila Theatre Company, the first mixed British/American Equity approved Off-Broadway company, is run by producing director Peter Meineck. Aquila's production of Edmond Rostand's classic will be directed and adapted by Aquila associate artistic director Robert Richmond. First staged in Paris in 1897, Cyrano is a poignant love story that has become known as a tour de force for leading men in the title role.

The Aquila cast includes Lisa Carter as Roxanne, Anthony Cochrane as Cyrano, as well as Sean Fri, Alvero Heinig, Jennie Israel, William Kwapy, Daniel Rappaport and Noah Trepanier.

The creative team comprises Robert Richmond and Peter Meineck (design), Anthony Cochrane (composer/musical director), Peter Meineck (lighting design), Justine Scherer (costumier) and Nate Terracio (company manager).

The Clark Studio is located at 70 Lincoln Center Plaza/on W. 65 St., 7th Floor. For tickets call Ticket Central at (212) 279-4200. For information, visit aquilatheatre.com. -- By Murdoch McBride