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Cyrano
de Bergerac

September 24

November 10, 2013

in CST's Courtyard Theater

by Edmond Rostand
translated and adapted for the stage
by Anthony Burgess
directed by Penny Metropulos

Richard Baird

Montfleury

Richard Baird returns to Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where he appeared as the Prince of Wales in The Madness of King George III. Other credits include: Krogstad in Doll’s House (Old Globe Theatre); Oberon/Theseus in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Portland Center Stage, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Shakespeare Santa Cruz, Kingsmen Shakespeare); title role of Macbeth and Leontes in The Winter’s Tale, and many more. Mr. Baird served as associate artistic director of Southwest Shakespeare Company, where he played the title roles of Cyrano de Bergerac and Tartuffe, Iago in Othello, and Petruchio in Taming of the Shrew. Most recently he appeared as Davis in the world premiere of Becoming Cuba at North Coast Repertory Theater, where he also appeared in The Dumb Waiter, Romeo and Juliet, Ghosts, This, Arcadia and The Lion in Winter. Mr. Baird formed the award-winning San Diego-based Shakespeare company, Poor Players, where he has acted and directed in over twenty productions.

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