Richard Todd Adams, Janet Dacal, and More Lead MAN OF LA MANCHA in Northport
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MAN OF LA MANCHA. Performances begin on Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018.
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 Lopez as 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 Winant and MORGAN Anita Wood.
Press Opening is Saturday, September 15th at 8:00pm
MAN OF LA MANCHA will play the following performance schedule: Thursdays at 8:00pm, Fridays at 8:00pm, Saturdays at 3:00pm and 8:00pm, and Sundays at 2:00. Some Wednesday and Sunday evenings are available. Tickets are $78 on Saturday evenings, $73 all other performances and may be purchased by calling (631) 261-2900, going online at www.EngemanTheater.com, or by visiting the Engeman Theater Box Office at 250 Main Street, Northport. Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express accepted.
The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is Long Island's only year round professional theater company, casting actors from the Broadway talent pool. From curb to curtain, we have made it our business to provide affordable, quality, theater in an elegant one-of-a-kind location with outstanding facilities and extraordinary service. The renovated Theater offers stadium-style seating, state-of-the-art lighting and sound, a full orchestra pit, and a classic wood-paneled piano lounge with full bar.
For a complete show schedule and more information contact the theater directly at 631-261-2900, visit the box office at 250 Main Street, Northport or visit www.EngemanTheater.com