Kathryn Hunter cast in all-female Cyrano de Bergerac at Southwark Playhouse
Kathryn Hunter will take the title role in an all-female version of Cyrano de Bergerac at the Southwark Playhouse.
Russell Bolam will direct the classic play, using Glyn Maxwell’s 2013 adaptation of the original French text by Edmond Rostand.
It will run at the south London theatre from February 18 to March 19, with a press night on February 22.
Cyrano de Bergerac is produced by Lauren Brown and Chloe Courtney, and will feature design by Anthony Lamble, sound and composition by Harry Blake and movement direction by Marcello Magni.
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