PlayDramaRevivalBroadway
Opening Date
Oct 16, 1984
Closing Date
Jan 19, 1985
1st Preview
Oct 06, 1984
1st Preview
Oct 06, 1984
Previews
5
Performances
59
PlayDramaRevivalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

This production played in repertory with Much Ado About Nothing

Theatres
Gershwin Theatre
(Oct 16, 1984 - Jan 19, 1985)

Setting
Hotel de Bourgogne, Paris. Ragueneau's pastry shop. Courtyard outside Roxanne's house. Battlefield at the siege of Arras. Garden of a convent. 1640 - 1655.

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization and Gerald Oestreicher
Originally produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company (Trevor Nunn and Terry Hands, Joint Artistic Directors); First performance of this production at the Barbican Theatre
Written by Edmond Rostand; Newly translated and adapted for the RSC by Anthony Burgess; Incidental music by Nigel Hess; Musical Director: Donald Johnston
Directed by Terry Hands; Assistant Director: Brigid Larmour; Choreographed by Doreen Hermitage
Scenic Design by Ralph Koltai; American production settings designed in association with John Kasarda; Costume Design by Alexander Reid; Lighting Design by Terry Hands; American production lighting designed in association with Jeffrey Beecroft; Sound Supervision: T. Richard Fitzgerald; Associate Sound Design: John A. Leonard; Cyrano's nose by Christopher Tucker
General Manager: McCann & Nugent Productions, Inc.; Company Manager: Susan Gustafson
Company Stage Manager: Jane Tamlyn; Production Stage Manager: Alan Hall; Stage Manager: Michael Dembowicz; Production Manager: Simon Opie; Deputy Stage Manager: Hilary Groves; Assistant Stage Mgr: Stephen Dobbin
Music Contractor: Mel Rodnon; Associate Conductor: Dennis Elliott; Flute/Recorder: Jacqueline Giat; Oboe: Harriet Orenstein; Clarinet: Mathew Goodman; Trumpet: Richard Henly and Robert Zottola; Horn: Richard Hagen and Brooks Tillotson; Trombone: Dennis Elliott; Cello: Joan Spergel; Double Bass: Gregory Maker; Guitar: Bruce Uchitel; Percussion: Jan Hagiwara and Michael Hinton
Fight Arranger: Ian McKay; General Press Representative: Adrian Bryan-Brown, Joshua Ellis, Keith Sherman, Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc. and Cindy Valk; New York Casting Consultant: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne / Fisher; Photographer: John Brown, Nobby Clark, Chris Davies and Martha Swope
Précieus
 
Lise
Ragueneau's wife
 
Mother Marguerite
Montfleury
a tragic actor
Carbon de Castel Jaloux
Captain of the Gascony Cadets
Le Bret
Le Vicomte de Valvert
 
Gascony Cadet
Jodelet
the comedian
 
Théophraste Renaudot
a journalist
A Flower Girl
 
Sister Claire
Le Comte de Guiche
A Page
Alternate
D'Artagnan
 
Gascony Cadet
A Citizen
A Cavalryman
 
Gascony Cadet
Roxane
Cyrano's cousin
A Marquis
A Flunkey
 
Gascony Cadet
A Food Seller
 
Sister Marthe
A Page
A Musketeer
The Doorkeeper
 
A Capuchin
A Marquis
Cyrano de Bergerac
a Gascon
Brisaille
A Pickpocket
Baron Christian de Neuvillette
a Norman
A Page
Alternate
An Eater
 
Gascony Cadet
Lignière
the poet
Roxane's Duenna
Ragueneau
a pastry cook
Précieus
Bellerose
leader of the acting company
 
Gascony Cadet
Citizen's Son
A Flunkey
 
Gascony Cadet
A Drinker
 
Gascony Cadet
Understudies: Penelope Beaumont (Roxane's Duenna), Ken Bones (Cyrano de Bergerac), Christopher Bowen (Baron Christian de Neuvillette), Raymond Bowers (Ragueneau), Alexandra Brook (Lise), Robert Clare (Le Bret, Le Vicomte de Valvert), Simon Clark (Carbon de Castel Jaloux, Montfleury), Richard Clifford (Le Comte de Guiche), Ray Llewellyn (A Citizen, A Capuchin), Niall Padden (A Musketeer), Brenda Peters (Mother Marguerite), Clare Byam Shaw (Roxane), David Shaw-Parker (The Doorkeeper, Théophraste Renaudot), Jayne Tottman (Sister Marthe, Sister Claire), John Tramper (D'Artagnan, Jodelet, Bellerose) and Phillip Walsh (Lignière, A Pickpocket, A Cavalryman)

Gershwin Theatre (Oct 16, 1984 - Jan 19, 1985)

Bassoon/Bamboo Flute: Ethan Bauch

Cast

Gascony Cadet
First Cadet

Tony Award®

 

Best Costume Design

1985 Nominee
Costume Design by Alexander Reid
 

Best Lighting Design

1985 Nominee
Lighting Design by Terry Hands
 

Best Reproduction (Play or Musical)

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Play

1985 Nominee
Derek Jacobi

Outstanding Sound Design/Music in a Play

1985 Winner
Incidental music by Nigel Hess
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