“To say that this new reworking of Cyrano is ambitious would be an understatement. In just over an hour, the play manages to be both an unforgiving mirror which invites the gay male community to look at itself, as well as a quick-witted satire of that community as well
Cyrano: a love letter to a friendship is the story of two best friends whose world is shaken by the sudden arrival of a handsome stranger. Updated from the classic play by Edmond Rostand, this reimagining finds the titular Cyrano and his best friend, the beautiful Christian, as roommates in a heightened depiction of Gay New York City. Integrated projection design, choreography, and a heart warming story work together to explore the “why” that lives behind gay culture’s candy colored intensity.