Cyrano de Bergerac (2013)


The Guardian   ****
“Glyn Maxwell’s admirable new adaptation”
“director Lucy Pitman-Wallace devises a visual poetry to complement the text”
“The scene in which the nuns re-enact the rout of Cyrano’s company is played with a simple piety that becomes incredibly moving”
“But for all the excellence of the ensemble, this is a play that demands a commanding central performance. It receives one from Edward Harrison
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The Reviews Hub   **** 1/2
“Between the beautiful location, Glyn Maxwell‘s witty adaptation and Lucy Pitman-Wallace’s fun and energetic staging, the second production of this year’s triple bill offering is a palpable hit”
“a witty script full of rhyme from Glyn Maxwell, who has over the past three years helped bring life to many well known stories here at the Open Air Theatre, but none have felt so rounded and complete than his adaptation of this classic story”
“This is a wonderfully realised production that benefits from sharp direction and attention to detail from Pittman-Wallace and the bittersweet comic prose so juicily written by Maxwell”
“a strong ensemble cast who gel and knit together seamlessly make for a great night out”
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