Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, Évelyne Amon
By Edmond Rostand, Évelyne Amon
Cyrano de Bergerac est un mousquetaire, capitaine de los angeles compagnie des Cadets de Gascogne, malheureusement affublé d'un trop lengthy nez. Il aime en mystery sa cousine Roxane. Mais celle-ci lui demande de protéger un autre mousquetaire des Cadets de Gascogne, le beau Christian, dont elle est amoureuse. Cyrano, par amour pour elle et par amitié pour lui, accepte de favoriser leur liaison. Il va vivre son amour par procuration en aidant Christian à épouser Roxane, sur fond d''une épopée de cape et d'épée, en pleine guerre d'Espagne.
Rostand a signé avec cette comédie héroïque un chef-d'oeuvre de los angeles littérature universelle.
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De Koven recalls in her memoir: My husband had vainly sought for a manager, when one day Colonel McCaull visited Chicago and came to my father’s house at my husband’s invitation. His leading actress and singer, the very brilliant Austrian called Mathilde Cottrelly, told me that after my doubtless naïve and probably amusing plea to him “to please put on my husbands opera, even if we did not really need to have him do it,” he said: “I believe I will put on the opera. ” However this unusual plea might have evoked his fancy, he was not fanciful enough to forego a guaranty [sic] for part of the production, which fortunately we were able to furnish.