Glee’s Blake Jenner and Rise Star Damon J. Gillespie Join Peter Dinklage Cyrano at Goodspeed

Regional News   Glee’s Blake Jenner and Rise Star Damon J. Gillespie Join Peter Dinklage Cyrano at Goodspeed
 
The new musical by the Grammy-winning indie rock band The National is set to premiere August 3.
Blake Jenner and Damon J. Gillespie
Blake Jenner and Damon J. Gillespie

Additional casting has been announced for the world premiere of Goodspeed Musicals’ Cyrano, starring Game of Thrones Emmy winner Peter Dinklage in the title role opposite Haley Bennett (The Magnificent Seven, The Girl on the Train) as Roxanne.

Glee cast member Blake Jenner will play Christian with Rise actor Damon J. Gillespie as LeBret in the new musical that will also feature Tom Riis Farrell (Ragueneau/Cadet), Patrick Kerr (Jodelet/Renaudot/Cadet), Laith Nakli (DeGuiche), Gayle Samuels (Chaperone/Mother Marthe), Claire Saunders (Orange Girl/Sister Claire), and Charlie Thurston (Montgomery/Cadet).

Read: PETER DINKLAGE AND HALEY BENNETT TO STAR IN CYRANO MUSICAL AT GOODSPEED

The new musical adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac has been created by Erica Schmidt, Carin Besser, and members of the Grammy-winning indie rock band The National: Aaron and Bryce Dessner and Matt Berninger. Schmidt will also direct.

Cyrano will run August 3 through September 2 at the Terris Theatre in Connecticut.

The production will feature choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman, set design by Christine Jones and Amy Rubin, costumes by Andrea Lauer, lighting design by Jeff Croiter, and sound design by Jay Hilton. Olivier Manchon will serve as music supervisor.

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