February 20 - February 27, 2020
Thursday, February 20, 7:00 pm
Encore - Thursday, February 27, 7:00 pm
Catamount Arts Center
115 Eastern Ave.
St. Johnsbury, VT
Tickets: $25 adult, $23 Catamount Arts member, $16 student
By Edmond Rostand, in a new version by Martin Crimp
Directed by Jamie Lloyd
James McAvoy (X-Men, Atonement) returns to the stage in an inventive new adaptation of Cyrano de Bergerac, broadcast live to cinemas from the London’s West End.
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 and directed 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.
★★★★★"McAvoy is spellbinding as Cyrano" - Metro
★★★★★"funny, thrilling and deeply moving." - WhatsOnStage
★★★★★"The most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now" - Evening Standard
★★★★"this re-reading of Rostand works beautifully" - Guardian
★★★★★"James McAvoy gives a stunningly powerful performance in this piece of pure theatre" - Evening Standard
★★★★"James McAvoy shines as the lovelorn cavalier in this post-‘Hamilton’ take on the iconic French rhyming play" - TimeOut
★★★★★"I defy anyone not to fall in love with it." - The Telegraph