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Cyrano: a love letter to a friendship (FringeNYC)

From 12 member  reviews
Members say: Ambitious, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Relevant

About the show

Part of FringeNYC: A play about insecurity, ugliness, and butt-sex, 'Cyrano' is the story of two best friends whose world is shaken by the sudden arrival of a handsome stranger. More…

Categories: Drama, Comedy, Local. From Grind Arts Company. Written by Sean Peter Drohan. Directed by Eamon Foley. Choreographer by Eamon Foley.


Member Reviews (12)

MEMBERS SAY:

Ambitious, Funny, Quirky, Entertaining, Relevant

21
Disappointing, Insipid, Slow, Banal, Excruciating

See it if No reason to see it.

Don't see it if Want people who could act, movement that is good, or a story that makes sense.


August 23rd, 2016
"Mr. Roberts and Mr. Frank both have Broadway credits, and the director-choreographer Eamon Foley has given them some impressive dance and movement sequences. But Rock, who of course attracts Cyrano, too, is blandly uninteresting beyond his musculature. If he’s going to threaten a friendship, his...
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August 16th, 2016
"Entertaining and provocative…The play delves into the nature and limits of friendship and unrequited love. Eamon Foley’s direction and choreography are first-rate...As both actor and playwright, Drohan is a thrilling find. His performance is nakedly brave (sometimes literally), and the truths he...
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August 17th, 2016
"It’s a novel idea to explore the romantic complications of Rostand’s play through the lens of gay men today, and Drohan and director/choreographer Eamon Foley succeed at times in capturing this confusing and often alienating world...However, Drohan seems more interested in exploring the theme of...
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August 26th, 2016
"Edmond Rostand, the author of 'Cyrano de Bergerac,' would certainly not recognize his classic plot, here put through a fantastical, gay ringer...The acting, limited by the Mr. Drohan’s casual stereotyping of sex-hungry gays with little else on their minds, was acceptable, with Mr. Frank having t...
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