Cyrano de Bergerac

Play - Revival

Alvin Theatre (October 08, 1946 - November 16, 1946)
Ethel Barrymore Theatre (November 18, 1946 - March 22, 1947)
  • First Preview:
  • Opening Date: October 8, 1946
  • Closing Date: March 22, 1947
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 193

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

José Ferrer Cyrano de Bergerac
Frances Reid Roxane
Ralph Clanton Comte de Guiche
Hiram Sherman Ragueneau
Paula Laurence The Duenna
Francis Compton Carbon de Castel-Jaloux
Ernest Graves Christian De Neuvillette
William Woodson Le Bret
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Edmond Rostand Playwright
  Melchor G. Ferrer Staging
  Lemuel Ayers Scenic Design
  Lemuel Ayers Costume Design
  Jules J. Leventhal General Manager
  Vince McKnight Company Manager
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Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1947 Actor in a Play José Ferrer Winner
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