Cyrano (The New Group)
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Cyrano (The New Group)

Cyrano (The New Group) NYC Reviews and Tickets

(114 Reviews)
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Great acting, Romantic, Disappointing, Slow, Entertaining

About the Show

Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Peter Dinklage ("Game of Thrones") stars in this new musical version of the classic tale of unrequited love and ghostwritten letters.

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Member Reviews (114)

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851 Reviews | 1006 Followers
Great acting, Great music, Entertaining

See it if You want to see some great performances and hear some beautiful music. Cast is great!

Don't see it if You are looking for a peppy splashy show with big musical numbers. Read more

968 Reviews | 226 Followers
Profound, Overrated, Great singing, Entertaining

See it if Peter dinklage is superb as is Jones. Not as good as past Cyranos that I have seen. Not a big spectacle show with great casting.

Don't see it if If you have seen it on Bway, a much better dh oil w with a better cast. This one gets slow at times.

677 Reviews | 187 Followers
Romantic, Slow, Disappointing, Good acting

See it if u want to see a stirring, witty perf by Dinklage (who's no singer!) in an otherwise lackluster & unnecessarily musicalized version of Cyrano

Don't see it if u expect a high-energy, swashbuckling version of Rostand's play or Cyrano's prominent proboscis; u hope to discover a memorable new score.

616 Reviews | 273 Followers
Sure peter drinklage as cyrano can't sing, but he embodies him well in this charming musical version of this durable play

See it if creative staging; well-sung songs esp by J Jones/Roxanne; Drinklage's engaging; villain/De Guiche made 3 dimensional

Don't see it if songs pleasant not memorable, dumbed down 4 Drinklage who's not a singer; I've seen funnier versions; ending is maudlin/not moving Read more

567 Reviews | 146 Followers
Quirky, Romantic, Ambitious, Great writing, Great acting

See it if Classic reimagining in a play with music w/o prosthetic where the facial flaw is substituted for some other subtext:He still is left-swiped.

Don't see it if Uncharacteristically weak showing from the New Group. The lessened musicality diminishes the poetic beauty of the source material. Read more

510 Reviews | 129 Followers
Quirky, Ineffectual music & lyrics, Disappointing, Insipid, Banal

See it if you are a Dinklage fan, love the story and don't expect too much from the direction or production.

Don't see it if you're counting on a nose, great music/lyrics, memorable songs, great direction. Repetitive music uses mostly five notes per boring song. Read more

432 Reviews | 93 Followers
Ambitious, Funny, Intelligent, Great staging, Enchanting

See it if You want to see some beautiful singing, great acting, and wonderfully subtle choreography that added beautiful depth to the story.

Don't see it if You expect super interesting songs, or a swashbuckling adventure. Peter Dinklage is not a singer, but he tries and his acting is superb.

379 Reviews | 229 Followers
Uneven, Tedious, Some good singing, Lacks panache

See it if you're​ a Dinklage fan & want to see him in a musical role. His acting is fine, singing less so, though serviceable. Others very good.

Don't see it if you don't want to see a truncated version of Cyrano with little panache & much of Rostand's poetic language missing. Music hit & miss. Read more

Critic Reviews (22)

The New York Times
November 7th, 2019

"Peter Dinklage Tackles ‘Cyrano’ Without the Nose: The Emmy-winning 'Game of Thrones' star shows off his abundant charisma in a lachrymose musical adaptation of Rostand’s classic."
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Time Out New York
November 7th, 2019

3/5 Stars "It’s hard to fall in love with this confounding production...Schmidt has excised all the poetry...Most of the full-fledged numbers stop the show dead in its tracks...Yet Dinklage makes you care...Schmidt has elicited a captivating performance from this wonderfully expressive actor."
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New York Magazine / Vulture
November 7th, 2019

"A Cyrano Without the Nose? Even If He Sings?"
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The Hollywood Reporter
November 7th, 2019

"Peter Dinklage stars as the heartsick poet convinced his appearance rules out love in this musical adaptation of the 1897 classic, with an original score by members of rock band The National."
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November 8th, 2019

"Pride prevails in this thin, stripped-down musical version of the well-known tale."
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The Wall Street Journal
November 7th, 2019

"Sorry, Wrong Numbers: Everything about this musical version of Edmond de Rostand’s tale is successful, except for the songs"
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Chicago Tribune
November 7th, 2019

"'GoT’ star Peter Dinklage is a gruff, edgy ‘Cyrano’ off-Broadway"
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New York Post
November 7th, 2019

"‘Cyrano’ review: Peter Dinklage musical is a moody mess"
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