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North County Times

Globe’s ‘Cyrano’ a triumph for actor, director

by Anne Marie Welsh “Panache!” It’s the last word of the play and the quality that energizes Darko Tresnjak’s deeply felt and fully imagined production of “Cyrano De Bergerac.” The epic revival at The Old Globe looks traditional, yet delivers surprises, the first of which is that Edmond Rostand’s florid, 1897 romantic drama can still […]

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Pat Launer on San Diego theatre: ‘Cyrano’

by Pat Launer THE SHOW: “Cyrano de Bergerac,” the 1897 masterwork by French dramatist Edmond Rostand; part of the Old Globe’s Summer Shakespeare Festival. You probably remember his protuberance, but not his other standout features, like his swordsmanship, rapier wit, poetic brilliance and medical knowledge. And did you know that Cyrano de Bergerac was a […]

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Patrick Page’s Cyrano fills the stage

by James Hebert Heroes aren’t supposed to lie. But Cyrano de Bergerac fibs the way he lives: He lies hard. What’s more, the namesake of Edmond Rostand’s epic romance seems as perversely proud of the huge untruth at the center of his life as he does of the massive feature at the center of his […]

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