Cyrano de Bergerac (play)

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Cyrano de Bergerac
Savinien de Cyrano de Bergerac.JPG
Cyrano de Bergerac, the man for whom the play is named and upon whose life it is based
Written byEdmond Rostand
Characters
Date of premiere1897
Original languageFrench
GenreRomance
SettingFrance, 1640

Cyrano de Bergerac is a play written in 1897 by Edmond Rostand. It is slightly based on the real Cyrano de Bergerac, and the play is a fictional story about his life.

The play has been translated and performed many times, and it is responsible for introducing the word "panache" into the English language.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Edmond Rostand (1998-09-01). Cyrano de Bergerac: A Heroic Comedy in Five Acts. ISBN 9780192836434. Retrieved 17 March 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)