NT Live presents

CYRANO DE BERGERAC

by Edmond Rostand, in a new version by Martin Crimp

directed by Jamie Lloyd

Broadcast live from the Playhouse Theatre

Thursday 20th February 2020

Show starts at 7:00 pm

Doors open 6:30 pm, show starts 7:00pm.

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.

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