Saturday, September 25, 2021

The Digital Meighen Forum | Meet the Festival ft. Sara Farb and Steve Ross by Stratford Festival

Welcome to this week's Meet the Festival, with guests Sara Farb and Steve Ross, hosted by Stephanie Johns. In this fun and informal digital Q&A sessions, they discuss the Finally There's Sun…

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Sunday, June 20, 2021

MTC presents CYRANO, a gender-flipped musical adaptation by Virginia Gay by Gabi Bergman

Virginia Gay ups the ante with a gender-flipped, music-filled take on Cyrano de Bergerac.Packed with joy, wit and aching romance, Cyrano will

SOURCE: AussieTheatre at 11:36PM
Wednesday, May 5, 2021

Eben Figueiredo: electric actor, soul singer and Star Wars mudtrooper by Arifa Akbar

The rising star’s rich career is built on a determination to widen diversity in theatre – and bring a true voice to his roles Eben Figueiredo remembers a voice lesson at drama school in …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 10:12AM
Tuesday, April 13, 2021

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 by JK

This Week in Broadway History: April 13 - 19 🎭OPENING NIGHTS🎭  April 13, 2000: Queenie was a blonde and her age stood still. Well for 68 performances, anyway. The Michael John LaCh…

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Monday, March 22, 2021

The Picture of Dorian Gray, Barn Theatre online review - a dazzling adaptation by Aleks.sierz

Film version of the Oscar Wilde classic is a brilliant critique of the digital age Let’s face it, most adaptations of classic novels are disappointingly pedestrian. They are so middle-of-t…

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Saturday, March 20, 2021

Cyrano De Bergerac wins Best Revival | Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard by Official London Theatre

Cyrano De Bergerac (Playhouse Theatre) wins Cunard Best Revival at Olivier Awards 2020 with Mastercard. #OlivierAwards​ #LondonTheatre Official London Theatre is the number one site to ge…

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Wednesday, March 17, 2021

Seun Shote, 'superbly talented' actor, dies unexpectedly aged 47 by Chris Wiegand

Shote appeared on the West End, television and stages across the UK, and was artistic director of Orísun Productions, focusing on talent from the African diaspora Tributes have been paid to…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:06PM
Wednesday, February 17, 2021

NEWS: A Monster Calls, Girl from the North Country & Cyrano De Bergerac casting directors win at CDG Casting Awards 2021 by Press Releases

There was a double win for casting director Jessica Ronane and casting associate Abby Galvin at the Casting Directors’ Guild’s CDG Casting Awards 2021.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021

Oscar-Winning Screenwriter Jean-Claude Carrière Dead At 89 by Artsjournal1

He wrote the screenplays for a remarkable number of important films: Luis Buñuel’s The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie, Belle de Jour, and That Obscure Object of Desire; The Tin Drum; T…

SOURCE: ArtsJournal at 08:48PM

Jean-Claude Carrière, screenwriter of Cyrano de Bergerac and Belle de Jour, dies aged 89 by Agence France-Presse

Hailed as France’s finest screenwriter, Carrière won many awards in a six-decade movie career – and for the stage penned a memorable Mahabharata for Peter Brook Celebrated French screen…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 07:24AM
Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Stageworthy - Best of Stage 2020

We know. It's been a year. And a devastating year for live performing arts. None which need reminding.  Still, there were some shining moments before the world shut down. I managed to see 3…

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Friday, August 7, 2020

Odds & Ends: Peter Dinklage to Reprise His Role as Cyrano in Feature Film & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Cyrano Musical, Starring Peter Dinklage, to Become Feature Film Emmy winner and stage veteran Peter Dinklage will reprise h…

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Wednesday, March 4, 2020

West End Revival of Cyrano de Bergerac to Transfer to BAM With James McAvoy

The Olivier-nominated production will open in New York this spring.

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James McAvoy to Reprise Olivier-Nominated Turn in Cyrano de Bergerac at Brooklyn Academy of Music by Andy Lefkowitz

James McAvoy is headed to the New York stage. On the heels of an Olivier-nominated staging in London's West End, the Golden Globe- and Olivier-nominated actor will return to the title role …

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Olivier-Nominated Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring James McAvoy, Will Play BAM by Andrew Gans

Performances of the Jamie Lloyd production will begin at the Brooklyn venue in May.

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Tuesday, March 3, 2020

James McAvoy-Led CYRANO DE BERGERAC Comes To BAM This Spring

The Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) will present director Jamie Lloyd's bold revival of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergeraca?"in a new version by Martin Crimpa?"at the BAM Harvey Theater fro…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:51PM
Thursday, February 20, 2020

BWW Exclusive: See Behind-the-Scenes Photos From NT Live & Fathom Events' CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy

US audiences can see the National Theatre's 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' starring James McAvoy, live from the West End at their neighborhood theater for one night only, today, February 20!

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Cyrano de Bergerac, Starring James McAvoy, in Theatres February 20 by Dan Meyer

The NT Live screening is co-presented by Fathom Events and BY Entertainment.

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Thursday, February 13, 2020
Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Lucy Prebble wins inaugural Michael Billington award for best new play by Chris Wiegand

Prebble’s play A Very Expensive Poison won the prize, named after the Guardian’s former chief theatre critic, at the Critics’ Circle awards A Very Expensive Poison, Lucy Prebble’s am…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 01:36PM

David Tennant returns to the stage to star in Good at The Playhouse

World-renowned Doctor Who actor David Tennant is set to return to the West End stage to star in Good at the Playhouse Theatre in London, it has been confirmed. The C.P. Taylor play is the l…

SOURCE: London Theatre Direct at 05:10AM
Friday, February 7, 2020

Full cast announced for Jamie Lloyd’s The Seagull at London’s Playhouse Theatre

Jamie Lloyd’s season at the West End’s Playhouse Theatre has already been the talk of British Theatre thus far. Cyrano De Bergerac starring James McAvoy is selling out night after nigh…

SOURCE: London Theatre Direct at 10:55AM

Watch an Exclusive Clip of James McAvoy in Cyrano de Bergerac by Dan Meyer

The production will be broadcast across the U.S. February 20 through National Theatre Live.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Watch James McAvoy as Cyrano de Bergerac in NT Live Trailer by Dan Meyer

The London production will be broadcast live in cinemas February 20.

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Tuesday, January 14, 2020

“Cyrano De Bergerac” at The Playhouse Theatre by Aleks Sierz

Actor James McAvoy is much in demand: in the BBC’s His Dark Materials he is busy saving a parallel world, while in the poetic universe of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac he is ta…

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Thursday, January 9, 2020

Text of the Day: Cyrano de Bergerac by Aleks Sierz

Random and topical thoughts and quotes gathered by My Theatre Mates contributor Aleks Sierz, first published on

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Wednesday, January 8, 2020

Review: James McAvoy’s Rapping Cyrano Dazzles With Words by Ben Brantley

In Martin Crimp’s time-bending version of the Rostand “Cyrano de Bergerac,” directed by Jamie Lloyd, people make love and war through glorious language.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 03:48PM
Sunday, December 29, 2019

Susannah Clapp’s best theatre of 2019 by Susannah Clapp

There was fearless new work, revelatory sound design and a seismic shift in the tussle between Chekhov and Ibsen. The Observer’s theatre critic introduces her 10 best shows of the year My …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:54AM
Sunday, December 22, 2019

Cyrano by Carey

“A great nose may be an index of a great soul,” Edmund Rostand wrote in Cyrano de Bergerac. When considering the latest adaptation of this popular tale of love and tragedy, which pointed…

SOURCE: Carey Purcell at 12:53PM
Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Best of the Blogs: Cyrano de Bergerac, A Taste Of Honey, The Boy Friend & More by Lisa Martland

In our continuing series, our editor Lisa Martland picks out some of her Top Picks from the last week of theatre including Love London Love Culture’s delight at watching Jamie Lloyd’s ra…

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Sunday, December 15, 2019

The week in theatre: Cyrano de Bergerac; The Duchess of Malfi; Three Sisters – review by Susannah Clapp

Playhouse; Almeida; Lyttelton, LondonGone is the big nose, while the fighting’s a poetry slam in Martin Crimp’s ingenious new rapping Cyrano. Plus, The Duchess of Malfi reimagined, and T…

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