James McAvoy celebrates Cyrano de Bergerac opening night with cast and guests at the Playhouse Theatre
Martin Crimp's adaptation opens Jamie Lloyd's new season at the West End venue
James McAvoy opened in Cyrano de Bergerac in the West End last week, and the cast celebrated with guests after the show at the Playhouse Theatre.
Appearing the piece are Michele Austin (Ragueneau), Adam Best (Le Bret), Sam Black (Armand/Priest), Nari Blair-Mangat (Valvert), Philip Cairns (Referee), Tom Edden (De Guiche), Eben Figueiredo (Christian), Chris Fung (Usher), Adrian Der Gregorian (Montfleury), Carla Harrison-Hodge (Denise/Medic), Seun Shote (Theatre Owner), Kiruna Stamell (Marie-Louise), Nima Taleghani (Ligniere), and Anita-Joy Uwajeh (Roxane) with Vaneeka Dadhria, Mika Johnson and Brinsley Terence in the ensemble.
Adapted here by Martin Crimp and directed by Jamie Lloyd, Edmond Rostand's 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac follows a swashbuckling soldier who falls in love in a dangerous way.
The production has design by Soutra Gilmour, lighting design by Jon Clark, sound and composition by Ben and Max Ringham, casting by Stuart Burt and fight direction by Kate Waters.
The piece is the first in a new West End season of shows for the director, which will run until August 2020 at the Playhouse Theatre. The next production will see Jessica Chastain star in A Doll's House.