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French dramatist and poet whose play immortalized Cyrano de Bergerac (1868-1918)

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As the play's mastermind, Rostand is seen as the last great 'spokesman' for romance.
"With some great songs and beautiful period detail, this all-Welsh ensemble give a unique account of Rostand's great play in Anthony Burgess' peerless translation, with new Welsh poetry by Twm Morys."
Rostand graduated from the Ecole Polytechnique, and holds an MBA from INSEAD.
Indeed, considering the fact that Notes from the Heart already contains the eighteen interviews that make up the Interviews with Claude Rostand, one wonders if some of the fourteen other interviews included in this translation could not have been omitted in order to allow for a few more of Poulenc's writings.
If Rostand himself becomes a cult figure, so too does the actor Coquelin who plays Cyrano; but the real star of this extended media show is without question Sarah Bernhardt.
Clever as it seemed in the opening scenes, the concept soon overwhelms Rostand's high classical style and soaring poetry.
Styles allowed the wordy script, perhaps too reverential to Rostand's original, to drag along so that only when Rob Lane's energetic hero was centre stage did the thing hold our attention.
Schehr's endnote explanation of Maurice Rostand, for example, one of the "leaders" to whom the unknown author devoted Chapter Three, should have clarified how this forgotten writer could have been viewed as a major figure in 1927.
It made Rostand a national hero in France when it opened there.
Edmond Rostand's play, Cyrano de Bergerac (1897), has been the source of many films, including the classic 1950 English-language version starring Jose Ferrer, and the 1990 French version starring Gerard Depardieu (both available on DVD and both highly recommended).
Still, it is possible to generalize and say that most off-Broadway musicals will fall comfortably into one of two categories: the spiritual descendants of The Threepenny Opera, the caustic Brecht-Weill musical that was resuscitated off-Broadway in 1954 after failing on Broadway in '33, and the descendants of The Fantasticks, the sweet, minimalist musical, based on a forgotten Edmond Rostand play, that has been running in its tiny Greenwich Village theater for forty-one years.
Then he had her play-act a scene from Cyrano de Bergerac, the play by Edmond Rostand about a man with an unspeakably large nose whose words and honor win the heart of the lovely Roxanne.
The Belgrade Theatre is looking for a team of 15 people to join the cast of Big Nose, an exciting new musical adaptation of Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac.
In The Canterbury Tales, Geoffrey Chaucer took it as the basis for "The Nun's Priest's Tale." The character appeared in later works as well, such as Edmond Rostand's verse drama Chantecler (1910), which is set in a barnyard and features a boastful rooster.
His greatest success was a translation of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, made in 1923, produced on Broadway and made into a movie.