Paris, 1640. Cyrano de Bergerac, a brilliant poet and swordsman, finds himself deeply in love with his beautiful cousin Roxane.
Each day of his life is lived only for her – every poem he writes, every duel he fights. Despite his dash and his dare, Cyrano is afraid of revealing his true feelings, certain she could never love him in return... for who would love a man with such an enormous nose?
Set in the golden age of musketeers, Deborah McAndrew’s lively new adaptation brings fresh vigour to this swashbuckling tale of unrequited love. Add to this Northern Broadsides’ musical panache, acclaimed charisma and exuberant style and you have a delightful evening of pure drama that will lift your spirits and make your heart sing.
Duration: 2 hours 45mins with interval
★ ★ ★ ★ The Guardian
★ ★ ★ ★ Reviews Hub
★ ★ ★ ★ At The Theatre
Both heart-warming and heart-breaking in equal measure…
This classic tale of unrequited love has a big heart to match…
It’s a production which supplies all the required braggadocio and swagger.
Delightful and passionate.
High-energy, swashbuckling, romantic comedy
Funny, bawdy romp which has exuberance and passion at its core.
British Theatre Guide
Fabulously witty entertainment.
Express and Star
This play is another top original from the New Vic and Northern Broadsides and their inspirational creativity will be enjoyed by everyone who sees them on this UK tour.
At The Theatre
Presented by Northern Broadsides in partnership with New Vic Theatre, Newcastle-under-Lyme
A new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac by Deborah McAndrew
Directed by Conrad Nelson
Age guideline 12+