Venue Details

40 Star Starred
Chopin Theatre Mainstage
1543 W. Division Ave. Chicago, IL 60642
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You can bring your own food, or order tacos at the beginning of the show. You aren't allowed to bring drinks in, but drink prices are very reasonable.
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The weather was sunny. I wore jeans and a t-shirt.
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4.2 average rating
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8 reviews
10 stars
attended Aug 27 2011

My husband and I went to the Chopin Theater for the first time to attend a preview performance of Cyrano. We enjoyed the show and found the cast to be lively and talented. However, we thought that the opening was a little slow. It didn't grab...continued

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148 reviews
63 stars
attended Sep 02 2011

The music is original and BEAUTIFUL! The actors did a really nice job. Fight choreography was well done. Costumes were fabulous. Excellent show!!!

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Scott S.
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93 reviews
11 stars
attended Sep 02 2011

excellent, extremely well done, they did an excellent job on this production.
Thoroughly enjoyed. Would highly recommend!
Te only complaint we had was for the "Preview Night " production they had no program. We like to know the actors names &...continued

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Adaptation, Direction and Fight Choreography by Matt Hawkins

Original Music by Kevin O’Donnell

Lyrics by Shawn Pfautsch and Matt Hawkins  

The House Theatre of Chicago opens its 10th Anniversary Season with Cyrano, an original adaptation of Edmond Rostand’s Cyrano de Bergerac, adapted and directed by House Company Member Matt Hawkins.  

Cyrano is the quintessential Renaissance Man. A natural leader, courageous soldier, brilliant swordsman, skilled musician and a master of language, our hero fails only in love. Hawkins’ Cyrano pulls the audience into a wild love triangle as Cyrano pursues Roxanne through music, poetry and the most spectacular sword fighting ever to hit The House stage.  

With original music by Kevin O’Donnell (lyrics by Matt Hawkins and Shawn Pfautsch), set by Collette Pollard, lights by Lee Keenan, and sound by Michael Griggs, Cyrano is The House at its best, giving Chicago a fresh look at a classic story told with enormous heart and packed with amazing feats of storytelling.

About the Ticket Supplier: The House Theatre of Chicago

The House is an ensemble of multi-talented artists who work together to create new works of popular theatre. In The House, theatre, music, dance, magic, and spectacle combine to inspire imagination, breaking down the bariers between actors and audience, uniting the two in the joy of storytelling.