I would love to think that if we get everything right, any 10-year-old seeing this production can find in it a desire to step up, a desire to step in, a desire to step forward, a willingness to throw off fears and obstacles and go further into life. That’s what I would like this to be able to do. To inspire anyone to go further into life.
“Cyrano” opens Tuesday at the Folger Shakespeare Library and runs through June 5. Tickets are available at folger.edu.
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.