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VenueEmpire Theatre
CountyTyne and Wear
From6th November 2009
To7th November 2009
PricesFrom £10.00. To £24.00.
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Love is the word. The beautiful Lady Roxane is in love with the dashing cadet Christian de Neuvillette, and so enlists her cousin, the poet and soldier Cyrano de Bergerac to deliver her intended a love letter. Cyrano's an extraordinary man, blessed with a big heart, a big mind... but an even bigger nose. Alas, poor Christian can neither read nor write, and so begs Cyrano first to read Roxane's letter, and then to reply. Soon Cyrano is penning love letters for his friend of such amorous and intellectual brilliance they bewitch the unsuspecting Roxane. But Cyrano has another secret; his poetry's so effortlessly passionate because he's also madly in love with Roxane, though he fears his nose hopelessly disadvantages him.

Archive :: production:T01016737630, dance or ballet:S241529029, venue:V577

Production details

This hilarious and heartbreaking story of one man's truly self-sacrificing devotion, is set in 17th-century France. It has been made famous to modern audiences through stage and film interpretations.


Company Birmingham Royal Ballet
Choreographer David Bintley
Music Carl Davis
Conductor Heinz Wolfgang
Conductor Paul Murphy
Conductor Philip Ellis
Design Hayden Griffin
Lighting Mark Jonathan
Performer Robert Parker
Performer Elisha Willis
Performer Iain Mackay
Performer Dominic Antonucci
Performer Chi Cao

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