James McAvoy returns to the West End in an inventive new adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s masterwork by Martin Crimp, with direction by Jamie Lloyd.
Fresh from their triumphant Broadway transfer of Betrayal, The Jamie Lloyd Company’s latest production blazes into the Playhouse Theatre with linguistic ingenuity to celebrate Cyrano’s powerful and resonant resistance against overwhelming odds.
Please be aware there is no re-admission into the auditorium once the performance has started.
Mesmerising. Glittering. An unforgettable evening- The Times
I defy anyone not to fall in love with it- The Telegraph
The most breathtakingly exciting show in London right now- Evening Standard
This is a last-minute contender for production of the year- Metro
The Playhouse Theatre, originally known as the Royal Avenue Theatre, opened in 1882. The Theatre closed for refurbishment in 1905 and reopened under its current name in 1907. The venue staged the premier of Shaw’s Arms and the Man and has hosted WS Gilbert, Gladys Cooper, The Almeida Theatre Company, The Peter Hall Company and Janet McTeer.