Photo Flash: MAN OF LA MANCHA at the John W. Engeman Theater
The John W. Engeman Theater presents the musical MAN OF LA MANCHA.
Based on Cervantes' masterpiece Don Quixote, MAN OF LA MANCHA tells of the adventures of a delusional Spanish knight who sallies forth on a quest to restore chivalry to the world, and to claim his lady love. Featuring such stirring songs as "Dulcinea" and the unforgettable "The Impossible Dream," MAN OF LA MANCHA is a poignant and moving story and was one of the first musicals based on a piece of historical literature. Winner of 5 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, it is one of the world's most popular musicals.
MAN OF LA MANCHA is produced by RICHARD DOLCE the Engeman Theater's Producing Artistic Director and Directed by Peter Flynn (Engeman Theater: Man of La Mancha (2008); NY Theater: Curvy Widow at Westside Arts Theatre, Born Yesterday at Maltz-Jupiter Theatre; Regional: Ragtime and 1776 at Ford's Theatre, Chess with Josh Groban & Julia Murney, Andrea Martin: Final Days Everything Must Go).
The Choreographer is Devanand Janki (Engeman Theater: Man of La Mancha (2008); Off-Broadway: Zanna, Don't!, Junie B. Jones, Henry and Mudge, The Yellow Brick Road, Skippyjon Jones, This One Girl's Story, Cupid and Psyche, Love & Real Estate, Romantic Poetry; Lincoln Center: Amahl and the Night Visitors, Babes in Toyland).
The Musical Director is Julianne B. Merrill (NY Theater: A Man of No Importance, Parade; Regional: Smokey Joe's Café, Matilda; International: Into the Woods).
The Associate Choreographer is Nandita Shenoy.
The Creative Team includes: Michael Bottari & Ronald Case (Scenic Design), Kurt Alger(Costume/Wig Design), Alan C. Edwards (Lighting Design), DON HANNA (Sound Design), GAYLE SEAY, SCOTT WOJCIK and Holly Buczek of WOJCIK/SEAY CASTING (Casting Directors), Kristie Moschetta (Props Design), T.J. Kearney (Production Stage Manager) and Leila Scandar (Assistant Stage Manager).
The cast of MAN OF LA MANCHA features Richard Todd Adams as Don Quixote (Engeman Theater: Jekyll & Hyde (2007); Broadway: The Woman in White, The Pirate Queen, CATS; National Tours: Les Miserables - Jean Valjean, Javert, The Phantom of the Opera - The Phantom, Raoul) Janet Dacal as Aldonza (Broadway: In the Heights - Nina, Carla, Wonderland - Alice; Regional: The Sting at Paper Mill Playhouse), and Carlos Lopezas Sancho Panza (Broadway: Man of La Mancha - Barber, Grease - Sonny, Annie Get Your Gun - Tommy Keeler, Wonderful Town - Speedy, A Chorus Line - Mike and Paul; TV/Film: "The Sopranos," "Law and Order," "Guiding Light," "All Fired Up," "What Would You Do?" "Brooklyn Sonnet," "Stepford Wives," "Death Wishes," "Late Phases").
The cast also includes: Enrique Cruz DeJesus, JUAN LUIS ESPINAL, DIEGO GONZALEZ, Garfield Hammonds, Deven Kolluri, STEVEN LIBERTO, PHYLLIS L. MARCH, NORA MOUTRANE, CODY MOWREY, JOSHUA WAYNE OXYER, Nandita Shenoy, Bruce Winantand MORGAN Anita Wood.
Photo Credit: Michael DeCristofaro
Richard Todd Adams (Don Quixote)
Janet Dacal (Aldonza)
The cast of Man of La Mancha