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Citizens Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac (matinee performance)

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Citizens Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac (matinee performance)


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Citizens Theatre presents Cyrano de Bergerac (matinee performance)



Dates and times

Saturday 22 September 2018
2:30PM - 5:30PM

Citizens Theatre, National Theatre of Scotland and Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh
Cyrano de Bergerac
by Edmond Rostand

Translated by Edwin Morgan 

The hugely romantic Cyrano de Bergerac is given a Glaswegian heart in a new production by Citizens Theatre Artistic Director Dominic Hill of Edwin Morgan’s Glaswegian-Scots translation.

The swashbuckling and flamboyant Cyrano’s low self-image prevents him from revealing his love to Roxanne. He lends his poetic skills instead to the outwardly handsome Christian, who wins Roxanne’s heart through his passionate ghost-written letters. Throughout his adventurous life, Cyrano continues to put quill to parchment, risking his life in the process, to express his true feelings.

A hugely ambitious ensemble of actors and musicians use Morgan’s chewy Scots verse to create a fresh take on the enduringly popular period piece, first seen in a legendary production by Communicado 25 years ago. Rostand’s original story was most famously given the Hollywood treatment in the Steve Martin comedy, Roxanne.

A vivid and completely joyous event, Cyrano de Bergerac will be a celebration of theatre itself, and is presented by the Citizens Theatre at Tramway and the Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh, and tours to Eden Court Theatre, Inverness.

Recommended for 12+ 

Running time: 3 hours with one interval



Ticket prices range from £12.50-£26.50
(Previews £12.50)  

Please follow ‘Book Now’ link for full dates and times, and price information.

There will be a 50p ticket sale here on Saturday 25 August.

£3 off full price tickets for Senior Citizens, Disabled and Students
£2 Gorbals Card and Unemployed (please book via Citizens Theatre: / 0141 429 0022)

Transaction Fees
£1 transaction fee for all online sales, £1.50 transaction fee for phone sales. No charge for in person sales.

Previews: Sat 1, Mon 3 & Tue 4 Sep, 7.30pm
Matinees: Sat 15 & Sat 22 Sep, 2.30pm
AD & CAP Performance: Sat 15 Sep, 2.30pm
BSL Performance: Fri 21 Sep, 7.30pm
Deaf Theatre Club: Fri 21 Sep, 7.30pm

Please note - the post-show talk advertised on Tue 18 Sep has now been cancelled



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