From Harvey to The Trip to Bountiful, A Look at the 2012-13 Season: The Play Revivals

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19 Apr 2013

Show: Cyrano de Bergerac
Theatre: American Airlines Theatre

Preview: Sept. 14, 2012

Opening: Oct. 11, 2012
Closing: Nov. 25, 2012

Creators: Written by Edmond Rostand. Translation by Ranjit Bolt. Direction by Jamie Lloyd.
Original Principal Cast: Douglas Hodge as Cyrano de Bergerac, Clémence Poésy as Roxane, Patrick Page as Comte de Guiche, Kyle Soller as Christian, Max Baker as Le Bret, Bill Buell as Ragueneau and Geraldine Hughes as Duenna/Sister Marthe.

Synopsis: Here's how Roundabout bills the 1897 French classic: "An enduring masterwork with some of the wittiest lines ever written for the stage, Cyrano de Bergerac is a clever and touching story about the power of love, the art of wordplay and the joy of finding what you've always wanted right under your nose. Cyrano's a nobleman with a head for poetry and a nose for miles. All of Paris adores him except for his true love Roxane, who can't see past his all-too-prominent facial feature. Instead, she falls for a handsome young cadet named Christian. But when Christian admits he's tongue-tied with Roxane, Cyrano gives him the romantic words guaranteed to win her heart. With Christian's looks and Cyrano's language, it's a foolproof plan! Or is it?"

Check out photos from opening night of Cyrano de Bergerac.

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