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By Edmond Rostand

His uniform is picturesque; a hat with triple plume
Doublet, cape, and sword - worn like a peacock's tail.
From the eyebrows up, he is all feathers
From the neck down, it is buckle and swash -
But squeezed among is a nostril – a nose...
A modest poet equivalent to i have to fail entirely
To describe this gross, conceited, giant nose.

Cyrano de Bergerac, an excellent poet and swordsman, is deeply in love along with his fantastic and lovely cousin Roxane. on a daily basis of his lifestyles is lived just for her – each poem he writes, each duel he fights.

But, regardless of his sprint and his bold, Cyrano is terrified of revealing his precise emotions, yes she's going to by no means love him in go back. For who might love a guy with such an incredible nose?

Award-winning playwright Deborah McAndrew has tailored Edmond Rostand's unique 1897 play of unrequited love set within the golden age of musketeers. This model of Cyrano de Bergerac, for thirteen actors, received its international most popular on the New Vic Theatre, Newcastle, on three February 2017 as a part of a countrywide travel, produced by way of Northern Broadsides and the hot Vic Theatre.

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