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

Alaric Jans


Alaric Jans returns for his thirty-fifth production with Chicago Shakespeare Theater.  His scores for CST have received five Jeff Awards: Twelfth Night (1996), Henry IV Parts 1 & 2 (1999, and 2006 with Lindsay Jones), The Two Gentlemen of Verona and The Tempest. Other CST credits include The Merry Wives of Windsor (After Dark Award). He received a Special Achievement Award from the Jeff Committee for his music for A View from the Bridge at St. Nicholas Theater.  Recent scores include A Midsummer Night's Dream for Portland Center Stage and Spoon River Anthology for Provision Theater (with Michael Mahler, Gary Fry and Victoria Blade). Broadway credits include music for The Water Engine (in which he appeared as “the Musician”) and music and lyrics with James Quinn for Do Black Patent Leather Shoes Really Reflect Up? Film scores include David Mamet’s House of Games, Things Change, Homicide and The Winslow Boy.


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