Richard Rodgers Theatre, (11/01/2007 - 1/06/2008)

First Preview: Oct 12, 2007
Opening Date: Nov 01, 2007
Closing Date: Jan 06, 2008
Total Previews: 21
Total Performances: 56

Category: Play, Comedy, Revival, Broadway
Setting: Hotel de Bourgogne, Paris. Ragueneau's pastry shop. Courtyard outside Roxanne's house. Battlefield at the siege of Arras. Garden of a convent. 1640 - 1655.

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; James L. Nederlander: President)

Produced by Susan Bristow LLC, James L. Nederlander, Terry Allen Kramer, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley, Barbara Manocherian, Stephanie McClelland and Jon B. Platt

Written by Edmond Rostand; Translated and Adapted by Anthony Burgess; Musical arrangements and incidental musical by Lucas Papaelias and Alexander Sovronsky; Additional musical arrangements by Fred Rose; Vocal arrangements by Leenya Rideout

Directed by David Leveaux; Associate Director: Eli Gonda

Scenic Design by Tom Pye; Costume Design by Gregory Gale; Lighting Design by Donald Holder; Sound Design by David Van Tieghem; Hair and Wig Design by Tom Watson; Make Up & Prosthetics Designer: Todd Kleitsch; Associate Scenic Design: Frank McCullough; Associate Lighting Design: Hilary Manners and Michael P. Jones; Associate Lighting Designer/ Moving Lights: Warren Flynn

General Manager: The Charlotte Wilcox Company; Company Manager: Alexandra Gushin

Technical Supervisor: Hudson Theatrical Associates and Neil A. Mazzella; Production Stage Manager: Marybeth Abel; Stage Manager: Andrew Neal

Cellist: Fred Rose; Guitar Player and Drums: Lucas Papaelias; Violin, Mandolin, Tin Whistle, Fife Player, Drums: Alexander Sovronsky

Management Associate: Abigail Rose Solomon

Casting: J.V. Mercanti; Press Representative: Barlow-Hartman Public Relations; Fight direction by Mark Deklin; Fight Captain: Carman Lacivita; Dialect and Voice Coach: Deborah Hecht; Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Photographer: Carol Rosegg

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Opening Night Cast

Jennifer GarnerRoxane
Cyrano's cousin
Kevin KlineCyrano de Bergerac
a Gascon
Daniel SunjataChristian De Neuvillette
Max BakerRagueneau
a pastry cook
Euan MortonLignière
the poet
Théophraste Renaudot
a journalist
Chris SarandonComte de Guiche
John Douglas ThompsonLe Bret
Concetta TomeiRoxane's Duenna
Sister Marthe
Stephen BalantzianGascony Cadet
Tom BloomMontfleury
a tragic actor
A Porter
Gascony Cadet
Keith Eric ChappelleGuard
Poet
Gascony Cadet
MacIntyre DixonJodelet
the comedian
A Capuchin
Gascony Cadet
Davis DuffieldTheatregoer's Son
Gascony Cadet
Amefika El-AminGascony Cadet
Peter Jay FernandezCarbon de Castel Jaloux
Captain of the Gascony Cadets
Kate GuytonA Food Seller
A Nun
Ginifer KingActress
Sister Claire
Carman LacivitaVicomte de Valvert
Gascony Cadet
Piter MarekMarquis de Brissaille
Gascony Cadet
Lucas PapaeliasPage
Cook
A Cadet
Leenya RideoutA Lady
Singer
A Nun
Fred RosePoet
Gascony Cadet
Thomas SchallTheatregoer
Poet
Gascony Cadet
Daniel Stewart ShermanA Musketeer
Gascony Cadet
Alexander SovronskyPage
Cook
A Cadet
Baylen ThomasMarquis de Cuigy
Gascony Cadet
Nance WilliamsonLise
Ragueneau's wife
Mother Marguerite

Understudies: Stephen Balantzian (Comte de Guiche, Le Bret), Keith Eric Chappelle (Carbon de Castel Jaloux, Vicomte de Valvert), Kate Guyton (Lise, Mother Marguerite, Roxane's Duenna, Sister Marthe), Ginifer King (Roxane), Thomas Schall (A Capuchin, Cyrano de Bergerac, Jodelet), Daniel Stewart Sherman (Montfleury, Ragueneau) and Baylen Thomas (Christian De Neuvillette)

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2008 Best Costume Design of a Play [nominee] 

Gregory Gale

Drama Desk Award

 2008 Outstanding Actor in a Play [nominee] 

Kevin Kline

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


Richard Rodgers Theatre

(11/1/2007 - 1/6/2008)
Press Representative: Leslie Baden.


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