Poesy makes Broadway debut in revival
French actress Clemence Poesy will play love interest Roxane opposite topliner Douglas Hodge in the Roundabout Theater Company’s upcoming Broadway revival of “Cyrano de Bergerac,” with Poesy filling out the cast with newly added thesps including Patrick Page and Kyle Soller.
Poesy, whose credits include “Gossip Girl” and the “Harry Potter” films, makes her Rialto debut in the production. Page (“Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark”) had already been set to take on the part of the villainous Comte de Guiche, while Soller, recently seen in the West End revival of “Long Day’s Journey Into Night” starring Laurie Metcalf, plays Christian, the young man whom Cyrano helps to woo Roxane.
Those onboard for the production also include Bill Buell, Max Baker and Geraldine Hughes.
Helmed by Brit director Jamie Lloyd, “Cyrano” begins previews Sept. 14 ahead of an Oct. 11 opening at the American Airlines Theater. Production is part of a Roundabout season that also includes tuner “The Mystery of Edwin Drood” and an Off Broadway play, “If There Is I Haven’t Found It Yet,” starring Jake Gyllenhaal.