In this time of shelter-in-place, here is a favorite : Cyrano de Bergerac with Benoit Soles.

Cyrano de Bergerac is a play written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand. There was a real Cyrano de Bergerac, and the play is a fiction following the broad outlines of his life.

The entire play is written in verse, in rhyming couplets of twelve syllables per line, very close to the classical alexandrine form, but the verses sometimes lack a caesura. It is also meticulously researched, down to the names of the members of the Académie française and the dames précieuses glimpsed before the performance in the first scene.

CYRANO DE BERGERAC, by Edmond Rostand. Adapted and directed by Henri Lazarini

Cast: Benoit Solès (Cyrano), Clara Huet, Emmanuel Dechartre, Vladimir Perrin, Émeric Marchand and Geneviève Casile, from Comedie Française. de la Comédie-Fançaise. The play was recorded at Théatre 14 in Paris.

Merci Frédéric Patto

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