From Library Journal
Grade 7 Up-In this adaptation of Edmond Rostand's Cyrano de Bergerac, the St. Charles Players, utilizing background music and clear voices, successfully bring Cyrano's story to listeners. The moods of the characters are clearly portrayed through the variation of the actors' voices. Students will easily follow the tale about a man in love with an extraordinarily beautiful woman, Roxanne. Because of his appearance, Cyrano refuses to tell Roxanne of his love and, instead, helps Christian profess his feelings for her. Even after Christian dies in battle, Cyrano can't proclaim his love for Roxanne. The actors' voices are clear, the aural quality is excellent, and background sounds and music carry along the action. Students will enjoy listening to this classic story of love and loss.Shelley Chick-Gravel, Abbot Public Library, Marblehead, MA
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