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Cyrano de Bergerac


  • Playwright

    Derek Mahon 

  • Adapted / Translated From

    Edmond Rostand 

  • Synopsis

    An adaptation of Rostand's Classic play relocated to an Irish setting at the end of the 19th century. Cyrano, poet and swordsman, is a distinguished character famous for his panache but at odds with life because of his ludicrous nose. Reluctant, through fear of ridicule to declare his love for Roxane, he does so indirectly, precipitating a lyrical adventure.

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  • Cast Notes

    All other characters played by members of the company.


Original Cast  
Cyrano de Bergerac Stephen Rea
Roxane Claire Price
Christian Zubin Varla
Count de Guiche Malcolm Storry
Ragueneau Anthony O'Donnell
Debray Nick Sampson
Claire Katherine Manners
Genevieve Katherine Manners
Ligniere Mark Bonnar
Jules Mark Bonnar
Gus Pascal Langdale
Valvert Pascal Langdale
Montfleury Stephen Critchlow
Jodelet David Collings
Liz Mairéad McKinley
Marguerite Mairéad McKinley
Castel-Jaloux Gregory Fox-Murphy
Anne Katy Odey
Marianne Katy Odey
Bill Simon Merrells
Patrick Thomas Arnold
Brian Dermot Kerrigan
Hugh Harry Peacock
Jacques William Rycroft
Bertrand Daniel Tuite
Dancer Stephen Berkeley-White
Cadet Stephen Berkeley-White
Dancer Gildas Diquero
Cadet Gildas Diquero
Dancer Joanne Fong
Nun Joanne Fong
Cadet Joanne Fong
Dancer Antonia Grove
Nun Antonia Grove
Cadet Antonia Grove
Dancer Miranda Lind
Nun Miranda Lind
Cadet Miranda Lind
Dancer Karl Sullivan
Cadet Karl Sullivan
Cadet Trevor Thomas
Dancer Tam Ward
Cadet Tam Ward
Musician Jez Wiles
Musician Bruce O'Neil
Musician Katherine Toy
Musician Toby Kelly
Musician Corrina Silvester
Production Team  
Director Howard Davies
Set Designer William Dudley
Lighting Designer Paul Anderson
Costume Designer John Bright
Costume Assistant Ashley Holtom
Sound Designer Paul Groothuis
Dance Captain Miranda Lind
Choreographer Christopher Bruce
Fight Director William Hobbs
Music by Dominic Muldowney
Staff Director Samantha Potter
Design Associate Tim Blazdell
Assistant Lighting Designer Alan Boyd
Production Manager Katrina Gilroy
Assistant Production Manager Gavin Gibson
Stage Manager Ernest Hall
Deputy Stage Manager Angela Bissett
Assistant Stage Manager Paul Greaves
Assistant Stage Manager Thomas Vowles
Costume Supervisor Lynette Mauro
Production Photography Ivan Kyncl
Voice Coach Patsy Rodenburg
Literal translation by Christopher Campbell




The information for this entry was taken from the original production programme.