NT Live: Cyrano de Bergerac

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Showings

Main Theater Thu, Feb 20 2:00 PM
INFORMATION
Rating:Unrated
Run Time:3hr 00min
Release Year:2020
Genre:Broadcast
Category:Live Broadcasts
CAST/CREW
Cast:James McAvoy
Director:Jamie Lloyd

Description

Thanks to a generous gift to The Dreamland, seniors and students are eligible to receive free tickets to Live Broadcast events (Bolshoi, MET Opera, National Theatre). These tickets can only be acquired in person at the Box Office.

James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the West End in London.

Fierce with a pen and notorious in combat, Cyrano almost has it all - if only he could win the heart of his true love Roxane. There’s just one big problem: he has a nose as huge as his heart. Will a society engulfed by narcissism get the better of Cyrano - or can his mastery of language set Roxane’s world alight?

Edmond Rostand’s masterwork is adapted by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd (Betrayal). This classic play will be brought to life with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.