Cyrano de Bergerac

Play - Revival

George Gershwin Theatre

Data not verified
  • First Preview: October 6, 1984
  • Opening Date: October 16, 1984
  • Closing Date: January 19, 1985
  • Previews: 5
  • Performances: 59

Playwright: Edmond Rostand


Cyrano is a poet, philosopher and swordsman of incredible wit, but his sizable nose renders him too shy to pursue the beautiful Roxane. Instead, he provides the poetry and eloquence to woo her vicariously through his inarticulate friend Christian.


Opening Night Cast

Penelope Beaumont Pr├ęcieus
Mother Marguerite
Christopher Benjamin Montfleury
Ken Bones Carbon de Castel Jaloux
John Bowe Le Bret
Christopher Bowen Le Vicomte de Valvert
Gascony Cadet
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Edmond Rostand Writer
  Anthony Burgess Newly translated and adapted for the RSC
  Terry Hands Director
  Doreen Hermitage Choreographer
  Ralph Koltai Scenic Design
  Alexander Reid Costume Design
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Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Play Derek Jacobi Nominee
1985 Outstanding Sound Design Nigel Hess Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1985 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Alexander Reid Nominee
1985 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Terry Hands Nominee
1985 Revival (Play or Musical)   Nominee
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