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James McAvoy is returning to the West End once again for a very limited run, as he and Jamie Lloyd bring their brand new take on a classic play back to the stage in 2022.
After previously working with the director onand , and star James will be reprising his role in a "freely adapted" version of Cyrano de Bergerac, a fictionalised version of the 17th century French novelist's life and times.
Sharp both with a pen and with a sword, Bergerac seems like he's got it all – except for love. Despite his gifts and his big heart, he suffers from a lack of self-confidence in his appearance and worries about his oversized nose in particular. (You may also have seen Steve Martin's movie version of the story, Roxanne.)
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James McAvoy Cyrano theatre dates and tickets
Cyrano de Bergerac, which was widely acclaimed on its original West End run in late 2019 and early 2020 and won the Olivier Award for Best Revival, willon Thursday, February 3 and closes on Saturday, March 12.
Then, the production moves to Glasgow, heading to the Theatre Royal for another short run from Friday, March 18 to Saturday, March 26.
From January 24, 2022, £15 stalls and dress circle seats will be available at 12pm every Monday, released every week throughout the run. These 'rush' tickets are available as part of The Jamie Lloyd Company's commitment to widening access to the theatre, and will be available exclusively to those under 30, key workers, and people in receipt of government benefits. You can find out more on.
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Cyrano de Bergerac has also been confirmed for a run in New York City at Brooklyn Academy of Music from Tuesday, April 5 to Sunday, May 22. Further details about the shows, and proof of vaccination requirements for venues in the City of New York, are available on.
James will be joined by the following cast members for Cyrano de Bergerac's return: Michele Austin (Ragueneau), Adam Best (Le Bret), Sam Black (Armand), Nari Blair-Mangat (Valvert), Vaneeka Dadhria (Beatboxer), Adrian Der Gregorian (Montfleury), Tom Edden (De Guiche), Eben Figueiredo (Christian), Carla Harrison-Hodge (Denise), Mika Onyx Johnson (Usher), Nima Taleghani (Ligniere) and Brinsley Terence (Theatre Owner), joined by Jon Furlong (Annoying Person), Tazmyn-May Gebbett (Minder), Joseph Langdon (Jean-Paul), Luyanda Unati Lewis-Nyawo (Marie-Louise) and Evelyn Miller (Roxane).
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