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Cyrano de Bergerac   

This production played in repertory with Much Ado About Nothing

Gershwin Theatre, (10/16/1984 - 1/19/1985)
First Preview: Oct 06, 1984 Total Previews: 5
Opening Date: Oct 16, 1984    
Closing Date: Jan 19, 1985 Total Performances: 59

Category: Play, Drama, Revival, Broadway
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.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization and Gerald Oestreicher
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Cynthia Wood, Dale Duffy and Allan Carr; Produced by arrangement with The Royal Shakespeare Theatre
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; Sound Associate: 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: Brooks Tillotson and Richard Hagen; Trombone: Dennis Elliott; Cello: Joan Spergel; Double Bass: Gregory Maker; Guitar: Bruce Uchitel; Percussion: Michael Hinton and Jan Hagiwara
Fight Arranger: Ian McKay; General Press Representative: Solters / Roskin / Friedman, Inc.; New York Casting Consultant: Johnson-Liff Associates; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne / Fisher; Photographer: Martha Swope, Chris Davies, Nobby Clark and John Brown
Penelope Beaumont
Ragueneau's wife
Mother Marguerite
Christopher Benjamin
a tragic actor
Ken Bones
Carbon de Castel Jaloux
Captain of the Gascony Cadets
John Bowe
Le Bret
Christopher Bowen
Le Vicomte de Valvert
Gascony Cadet
Raymond Bowers
the comedian
Théophraste Renaudot
a journalist
Alexandra Brook
A Flower Girl
Sister Claire
John Carlisle
Le Comte de Guiche
Amy Chang
A Page
Robert Clare
Gascony Cadet
Simon Clark
A Citizen
Richard Clifford
A Cavalryman
Gascony Cadet
Dennis Clinton
Sinéad Cusack
Cyrano's cousin
Jeffery Dench
A Marquis
Philip Dennis
A Flunkey
Gascony Cadet
Cathy Finlay
A Food Seller
Sister Marthe
Alex Flagg
A Page
Geoffrey Freshwater
A Musketeer
Jimmy Gardner
The Doorkeeper
A Capuchin
David Glover
A Marquis
Derek Jacobi
Cyrano de Bergerac
a Gascon
Edward Jewesbury
Ray Llewellyn
A Pickpocket
Tom Mannion
Baron Christian de Neuvillette
a Norman
Samuel Schieffelin Nordberg
A Page
Niall Padden
An Eater
Gascony Cadet
George Parsons
the poet
Brenda Peters
Roxane's Duenna
Pete Postlethwaite
a pastry cook
Clare Byam Shaw
David Shaw-Parker
leader of the acting company
Gascony Cadet
Jayne Tottman
Citizen's Son
John Tramper
A Flunkey
Gascony Cadet
Phillip Walsh
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 Capuchin, A Citizen), Niall Padden (A Musketeer), Brenda Peters (Mother Marguerite), Clare Byam Shaw (Roxane), David Shaw-Parker (The Doorkeeper, Théophraste Renaudot), Jayne Tottman (Sister Claire, Sister Marthe), John Tramper (Bellerose, D'Artagnan, Jodelet) and Phillip Walsh (A Cavalryman, A Pickpocket, Lignière)
Tony Award®
1985 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Alexander Reid
1985 Best Lighting Design [nominee]
Terry Hands
1985 Best Reproduction (Play or Musical) [nominee]
Produced by James M. Nederlander, Elizabeth I. McCann, Nelle Nugent, Cynthia Wood, Dale Duffy and Allan Carr
Drama Desk Award
1985 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee]
Derek Jacobi
winner 1985 Outstanding Sound Design/Music in a Play [winner]
Incidental music by Nigel Hess