After de Guiche departs, Roxane provides plenty of food and drink with the assistance of the coach's driver, Ragueneau. This he agrees to do. For this production, Burgess very significantly reworked his earlier translation; both Burgess translations have appeared in book form.
When the manager of the theater asks Cyrano if he is also going to force him to refund the money of the patrons, Cyrano tosses a bag of gold to the stage, and the manager is happy.
Le Bret is skeptical of the practicality here. Two cadets, Cuigy and Brissailleand a man named Le Bretdiscuss the imminent arrival of the famous swordsman and poet, Cyrano de Bergerac -- also famed for his very long nose.
Christian departs to try to warn him. Unfortunately, Valvert is dumb, so the best he can come up with is, "Your nose is… very large!