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Mitch Leigh

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

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[Broadway, 1985]
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[Broadway, 1979]
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[Broadway, 1970]
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[Broadway, 1966]
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[Broadway, 1964]
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[Broadway, 1963]
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Mitch Leigh Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1985 - Best Direction of a Musical

Mitch Leigh, The King and I


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New York Drama Critics Circle Awards - 1966 - Best Musical

Mitch Leigh, Man of La Mancha


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Tony Awards - 1966 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre

Mitch Leigh, Man of La Mancha

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Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA, This Tale of A Knight Errant Proves No Fool's Errand at Theatre 29

“Don Quixote”, Miguel de Cervantes’ epic Spanish masterpiece and arguably the world’s first modern novel, has survived the ravages of time since its initial publishing in 1605 as well as the pernicious predations of countless other “authors” who stole Cervantes’ story and published unofficial sequels to the tale over following years, particularly in the new world.
Tessa Lang and Johannes Schwaiger Will Perform ALL THE LOVE IN THE WORLD

Advanced tickets are on sale for the June 6th performance of All the Love in The World, a collection of love songs presented by Dreamgates, featuring celebrated vocalists Tessa Lang and Johannes Schwaiger.
Previews: MAN OF LA MANCHA Announces Full Cast at Theatre 29

Theatre 29 proudly announces the cast and creative team for the third show in its 25th season, MAN OF LA MANCHA. Gary Daigneault directs this reimagined musical which was written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. Bianca Stoker is the Music Director with Lisa Hodgson doing Choreography. MAN OF LA MANCHA opens March 1st and runs through March 17, at the Theatre 29 complex at 73637 Sullivan Road in Twentynine Palms.
MAN OF LA MANCHA To Be Presented By Southbank Theatre Company in March

Southbank Theatre Company presents 'Man of La Mancha' at the newly renovated Shelton Auditorium. Tickets on sale now.
Interview: Mauricio Martinez of 5'11' BASED IN NYC at 54 Below October 5th & 6th

As the days check off before his upcoming two-night concert and live recording at 54 Below, Mauricio Martinez has some things to say about gratitude, being Mexican, and being a live performer.
Merola Opera Program Concludes Season With Merola Grand Finale

Merola Opera Program’s 2023 Summer Festival comes to a triumphant conclusion with the Merola Grand Finale, featuring all of this year’s young artists performing a dazzling array of opera’s most brilliant arias, duets, and more, on the stage of the War Memorial Opera House. Conducted by Maestro Kelly Kuo and directed by 2023 Merola Stage Director Tania Arazi Coambs, this evening showcases the extraordinary talent of the 2023 cohort.
Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Asolo Repertory Theatre

What did our critic think of MAN OF LA MANCHA at Asolo Repertory Theatre?
MAN OF LA MANCHA is Now Playing at Delaware Theatre Company

Man of La Mancha is now playing at Delaware Theatre Company. The production is written by Dale Wasserman with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, and is directed by Matt Silva.
Cast Announced For MAN OF LA MANCHA at Asolo Rep

Asolo Repertory Theatre has announced the cast and creative team for the final show in its 64th season, MAN OF LA MANCHA. Peter Rothstein returns to direct this reimagined musical which was written by Dale Wasserman, with music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion.
El Inbal Lleva El Arte Del Canto A Tres Planteles Del Colegio De Bachilleres

Con el fin de festejar los 50 años de creación del Colegio de Bachilleres, el Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes y Literatura (Inbal), instancia de la Secretaría de Cultura del Gobierno de México, realizará tres presentaciones en diferentes planteles de esta institución en el Valle de México, como parte del ciclo El arte del canto. 
MAN OF LA MANCHA Comes to Delaware Theatre Company in April 2023

Man Of La Mancha comes to Delaware Theatre Company in April 2023. Written by Dale Wasserman, the production features music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, and is directed by Matt Silva.
Music Review: How Many Dreams Are Impossible? The Same As There Are Versions Of This Song - CHRISTINA BIANCO'S IMPOSSIBLE DREAM Single

Bianco, a gifted belting soprano with a range that can stack up several more notes on top of this song’s topmost money note, delivers it with a control that serves the song and its message.
MAN OF LA MANCHA to be Presented at Riverside Theatre as Part of 50th Anniversary Season

Riverside Theatre will celebrate its 50th Anniversary season by presenting the American Classic, Man of La Mancha. Man of La Mancha performs on the Stark Stage from January 3-22, 2023.
MAN OF LA MANCHA Comes to Delaware Theatre Company in April 2023

Man Of La Mancha comes to Delaware Theatre Company in April 2023. Written by Dale Wasserman, the production features music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion, and is directed by Matt Silva.
Riverside Theatre Presents The American Classic MAN OF LA MANCHA

Riverside Theatre celebrates its 50th Anniversary season by presenting the American Classic, Man of La Mancha. Sponsored by Cynthia & David Bardes, Bill & Eva Gurley, David Horner & Constance Pitcher, Ron Hunt & Lisa Amorosa and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, Man of La Mancha performs on the Stark Stage from January 3-22, 2023. 
Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Music Theater Heritage

Playing now at Music Theater Heritage through October 23 at Crown Center is an imaginative new production of 1965's Tony award winning Best Musical 'Man of La Mancha' offered by Musical Theater Heritage.
Review: BROADWAY IN THE PARK at Wolf Trap

What did our critic think? This past weekend Signature Theatre and Wolf Trap teamed up for the second annual edition of Broadway in The Park which like last year featured some of Signature Theatre’s best performers, two Broadway headliners and a 25, yes, 25-piece orchestra. The result was a truly lovely evening of showtunes from multiple decades.
MAN OF LA MANCHA Comes to Fulton Theatre Beginning Tonight

Fulton Theatre's 6th show of the 21/22 Marquee Season is the dynamic, exhilarating Man of La Mancha. This epic musical is based on Miguel de Cervantes' seventeenth century novel, Don Quixote, arguably the first true novel of the modern era. As the play begins, we see Cervantes and his manservant thrown into a dungeon where they are to be held as they await trial before the Spanish Inquisition.
BWW REVIEW: Dale Burridge Returns To The Stage With AT THE CROSSROADS, A Fabulous Review Of His Career To Date.

AT THE CROSSROADS marks Dale Burridge’s return to the theatre stage after an over two-decade absence.
Algonquin Arts Theatre Announces 2022/23 Broadway Series

Algonquin Arts Theatre has announced its 2022-2023 Broadway Series titles. Flying in to start the season is Mary Poppins followed by the theatre's August production of The Who's Tommy. In October, Man of LaMancha returns to the Algonquin Stage.

Mitch Leigh FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Mitch Leigh written?

Mitch Leigh has written 8 shows including Purple Dust (Composer), Man of La Mancha (Composer), Chu Chem (Composer), Cry for Us All (Composer), Halloween (Composer), Home Sweet Homer (Composer), Sarava (Composer), Ain't Broadway Grand (Composer).

What awards has Mitch Leigh been nominated for?

Mitch Leigh has been nominated for several prestigious awards throughout his career. These nominations include Best Direction of a Musical at the Tony Awards for "The King and I," Best Musical at the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for "Man of La Mancha," and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards for "Man of La Mancha."

What awards has Mitch Leigh won?

Mitch Leigh has won the Best Musical award from the New York Drama Critics Circle Awards for Man of La Mancha. He also won the Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre award from the Tony Awards for Man of La Mancha.

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