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.

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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 …

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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…

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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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Friday, December 13, 2019

Odds & Ends: National Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac Starring James McAvoy to Play U.S. Cinemas & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. National Theatre's Cyrano de Bergerac Starring James McAvoy to Play U.S. Cinemas The National Theatre's NT Live program has …

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Thursday, December 12, 2019

‘Bold, lively & razor sharp from start to finish’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End ★★★★ by Emma Clarendon

Jamie Lloyd’s stripped back but immensely enjoyable production of Cyrano de Bergerac highlights the power of language thanks to Martin Crimp’s engaging adaptation.

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Martin Crimp’s “Cyrano de Bergerac” at the Playhouse Theatre by Mert Dilek

“You into words?” Jamie Lloyd’s magnificent treatment of Cyrano de Bergerac very much is. Refracted through Lloyd’s modestly masterful staging, Martin Crimp’s vigorous, insightful …

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019

‘A dazzling triumph’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End by Aleks Sierz

James McAvoy triumphs in Martin Crimp’s magnificent makeover of the French classic Cyrano de Bergerac: a jaw-dropping success.

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Monday, December 9, 2019

Cyrano de Bergerac, starring James McAvoy, at the Playhouse Theatre – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There’s only a few weeks left of 2019, but still a bundle of big shows to squeeze in. Next up is Cyrano

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Read Reviews for Cyrano de Bergerac in London, Starring James McAvoy by Emily Selleck

Martin Crimp’s adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play opened at the Playhouse Theatre December 6.

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REVIEW: Cyrano De Bergerac, Playhouse Theatre London ✭✭✭✭ by Paul T Davies

By Paul T Davies Paul T Davies reviews Edmond Rostand's Cyrano De Bergerac presented by the Jamie Lloyd Company at the Playhouse Theatre, London. This post REVIEW: Cyrano De Bergerac, Playho…

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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Cyrano de Bergerac, Playhouse Theatre review - James McAvoy triumphant by Aleks.sierz

Magnificent makeover of the French classic - a jaw-dropping success Actor James McAvoy is much in demand: in the BBC's His Dark Materials he is busy saving a parallel world, while in the poe…

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Cyrano de Bergerac review – James McAvoy is fierce in radical reboot of romantic classic by Michael Billington

Playhouse, LondonVisual flummery and the famous nose are dispensed with in Martin Crimp’s modern take on Rostand’s proxy-wooing play This version of Edmond Rostand’s play, as adapted b…

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Cyrano de Bergerac review, Playhouse: A very good James McAvoy stars in a piercingly perceptive production by Paul Taylor, Paul Taylor

A season of Jamie Lloyd productions at the Playhouse kicks off with an inspired revival... even if McAvoy's modestly over-endowed nose could be a tad more bulbous

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Cyrano de Bergerac review at Playhouse Theatre, London – ‘James McAvoy radiates charisma’ by Natasha Tripney

Words are everything in Jamie Lloyd’s stripped-down and shaken-up Cyrano. Martin Crimp’s adaptation plays fast and loose with Edmond Rostand’s 1897 play

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‘The beauty and rawness of it pull you in’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End ★★★★★ by Rev Stan

The beauty and rawness of Cyrano de Bergerac pull you in and envelopes you and the performances combined with the tragedy of the story haunted me for days.

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Saturday, December 7, 2019

‘An achingly modern & exciting version’: CYRANO DE BERGERAC – West End by Maryam Philpott

Reimagined for the modern stage with a contemporary cast led by James McAvoy, Jamie Lloyd’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac feels at every moment like theatre at its most exciting, libera…

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Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Tell Us In 10: Tom Edden by Kitty Underwood

Today, we hear from Tom Edden, currently starring as De Guiche in Jamie Lloyd's Cyrano De Bergerac alongside James McAvoy. The post Tell Us In 10: Tom Edden appeared first on Official London…

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Monday, December 2, 2019

Cyrano by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

For those younger members of the audience who do not know Edmond Rostand’s classic French play, "Cyrano de Bergerac," the new musical "Cyrano" presented by The New Group at the Darryl Roth…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy Opens Up Dress Rehearsal to the Public on a Pay-What-You-Can Basis

Jamie Lloyd said, 'Alongside the 15,000 £15 tickets and 15,000 free tickets we're offering across the Playhouse season with the support of British Airways, we have decided to open up tonigh…

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‘I really enjoy exploring using my voice in a different way’: Michele Austin stars in the West End’s Cyrano de Bergerac by Emma Clarendon

Actress Michele Austin chatted to us about starring in Jamie Lloyd’s production of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Playhouse Theatre.

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Saturday, November 23, 2019

Jamie Lloyd: ‘The reason Cyrano has endured is that we all have an insecurity’ by Interview By Holly Williams

The acclaimed theatre director on his latest West End production, his Pinter obsession, and why offering free tickets to first-time theatregoers is so important Theatre director Jamie Lloyd …

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Tadashi Suzuki’s “Cyrano de Bergerac”: East and West Under the Umbrella by Emiliia Dementsova

This year is a special one for the Theatre Olympics. For in it’s touring, it is comprised of two mutually enriching parts: for the first time, it is held in two countries – in Russia and…

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Friday, November 15, 2019

NT Live set to broadcast James McAvoy in 'Cyrano de Bergerac', Maxine Peake, and more

It has just been announced that NT Live will be broadcasting X-Men star James McAvoy in Jamie Lloyd's production of Cyrano de Bergerac along with other big-name actors, including Maxine Pea…

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Thursday, November 14, 2019

Photo Flash: First Look at Rehearsal Photos of CYRANO DE BERGERAC Starring James McAvoy

The Jamie Lloyd Company, the successful partnership between Ambassador Theatre Group, the UK's leading theatre company, and artistic director Jamie Lloyd, in association with British Airways…

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