Man of La Mancha 1965

Opened: November 22, 1965

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Theater Resources Unlimited to Present UN HOMBRE: A GOLEM STORY Starring Natascia Diaz & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2024

Theater Resources Unlimited is partnering with CreateTheater to present the fourth virtual edition of theTRU Voices New Plays Reading Series. Learn more about the reading!

MAN OF LA MANCHA To Be Presented By Southbank Theatre Company in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2024

Southbank Theatre Company presents 'Man of La Mancha' at the newly renovated Shelton Auditorium. Tickets on sale now.

A SIGN OF THE TIMES to Play at New World Stages Starring Chilina Kennedy, Justin Matthew Sargent & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2024

A Sign of the Times, a new musical featuring the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield, and other classic pop hits of the 1960s, will play a commercial engagement beginning March 4, 2024

Chilina Kennedy, Crystal Lucas-Perry & More to Star in A SIGN OF THE TIMES at New World Stages
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 18, 2023

Chilina Kennedy, Ryan Silverman, Justin Matthew Sargent and Crystal Lucas-Perry will star in A Sign of the Times featuring the songs of Petula Clark, Lesley Gore, Dusty Springfield and more. Off-Broadway.

James Monroe Iglehart, Michael Urie, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer Will Lead SPAMALOT; Ethan Slater & Christopher Fitzgerald Join Cast
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 9, 2023

The court of the St. James Theatre has assembled! The Tony Award-winning Best Musical comedy Monty Python’s SPAMALOT has just announced its cast and we have the full list!

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation Names New Board Members and President
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 8, 2023

Learn about the latest updates at the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) as they announce Seema Sueko as the newly elected SDCF Board President. Stay informed with the latest news in the entertainment indust

World Premiere Musical ON THIS SIDE OF THE WORLD to be Presented at East West Players in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 15, 2023

East West Players, the nation’s longest-running Asian American theater and the largest producer of Asian American theatrical works will present the world premiere of On This Side of the World.

Merle Dandridge, Michael Hayden, Jodi Long & More to Star in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2023

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for the 50th anniversary production of A Little Night Music. See who is starring, and how to purchase tickets!

Review: MAN OF LA MANCHA at Seacoast Repertory Theatre
by Dan Marois - Feb 7, 2023

The Seacoast Repertory Theatre opens its 2023 season pushing its edge of creativity in a spellbinding performance of 'Man Of La Mancha,' a well-known musical launched in 1965. While keeping the bones of the original production, this one is an explosive reimagination that breaks the usual barriers of casting and staging.

Video: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Plus Watch a New Trailer!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 1, 2023

The full cast and creative team has been announced for the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. Plus, check out a new trailer of the cast in action!

Graham Phillips & Krystina Alabado to Star in SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2023

Pasadena Playhouse has announced the cast for Sunday in the Park with George, the first production of the theater’s six-month-long celebration of Stephen Sondheim. See performances dates and how to purchase tickets!

MAN OF LA MANCHA to be Presented at Riverside Theatre as Part of 50th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2022

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.

Riverside Theatre Presents The American Classic MAN OF LA MANCHA
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 14, 2022

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
by Alan Portner - Oct 10, 2022

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.

Stratford Festival Announces 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2022

Artistic Director Antoni Cimolino has announced the 2023 season, inspired by the theme of Duty vs Desire. The playbill includes 13 lively and thought-provoking productions across four theatres, along with a full slate of events in The Meighen Forum.

Nilko Andreas Will Lead Music Theater Heritage production of MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Stephi Wild - Sep 20, 2022

Music Theater Heritage has announced the cast and creatives for its upcoming production of Man Of La Mancha, a collaboration with Kansas City's esteemed performance group, Ensemble Ibérica. 

World Premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER: GENERATIONS to be Presented by Rubicon Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura’s non-profit professional theatre company, will continue the company’s 2022-2023 Season with the World Premiere of LONESOME TRAVELER: GENERATIONS, conceived by George Grove and James O’Neil, with musical direction by Rick Dougherty and George Grove and direction by Rubicon Co-Founder James O’Neil.

INTO THE WOODS, MAN OF LA MANCHA & More Lead Philadelphia's June Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Jun 1, 2022

Philadelphia is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

MAN OF LA MANCHA Comes to Fulton Theatre Beginning Tonight
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2022

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.

San Jose Playhouse Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA in June
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022

San Jose Playhouse Presents MAN OF LA MANCHA in June. Performances run June 4 through June 26. (Previews on June 2 and 3) Performances run Thursdays through Saturdays at 7:30pm and Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm.

Hugo Armstrong, Anne Gee Byrd & More to Star in UNCLE VANYA at Pasadena Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

Pasadena Playhouse has announced casting and creative team for the Los Angeles premiere of the Richard Nelson, Richard Pevear, and Larissa Volokhonsky translation of Uncle Vanya by Anton Chekhov coming to the Playhouse June 1 through June 26; the press opening is Sunday, June 5 at 5 p.m. 

Casting Announced For CM Performing Arts Center's MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022

To celebrate the kick off of their 35th Anniversary as an organization, The CM Performing Arts Center will present a special limited engagement presentation of Man of La Mancha, directed in the style of their founder, Noel S. Ruiz. Man of La Mancha was the first show to be produced on the now aptly named Noel S. Ruiz Theatre stage.

BWW Review: Plaza Theatricals' MAN OF LA MANCHA 'Makes Golden History'!
by Nicholas Pontolillo - Nov 28, 2021

Question: Why is Man of La Mancha considered one of the great works of the theater? Answer: It is one of the few plays/musicals that will always resonate with its audience. When you have a show with themes including the importance of honor and nobility, being chivalrous, and maintaining idealism, you can clearly understand its resonance

UN DÍA COMO HOY: MAN OF LA MANCHA se estrenaba Off- Broadway
by Angeles Diaz - Nov 22, 2021

Un día como hoy en 1965 MAN OF LA MANCHA se estrena en el teatro ANTA en Washington Square para luego convertirse tres años más tarde en uno de los grandes éxitos de Broadway.  MAN OF LA MANCHA es un musical con libreto de Dale Wasserman , música de Mitch Leigh y letra de Joe Darion. Es una adaptación de Wasserman 1959 de la serie de televisión I, Don Quijote , el cual fue a su vez inspirado por Miguel de Cervantes y su novela del siglo XVII Quijote.

BWW Review: Garden Theatre Reimagines MAN OF LA MANCHA as a Tale for Our Time
by Aaron Wallace - Aug 30, 2021

This latest production puts the classic tale of Don Quixote and its author in an almost shocking new context - one that's as powerful as it is surprising... Though the dialogue stays the same, with references to the Inquisition intact, Cervantes's prison is very clearly a U.S. immigration detention center in the 21st century...

Man of La Mancha FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Man of La Mancha
It's All the Same
Dulcinea
I'm Only Thinking of Him
I Really Like Him
What Does He Want of Me?
Little Bird, Little Bird
Barber's Song
Golden Helmet of Mambrino
To Each His Dulcinea
The Quest
The Combat
The Dubbing
The Abduction
Moorish Dance
Aldonza
The Knight of the Mirrors
A Little Gossip
The Psalm
Man of La Mancha has had 16 productions including Broadway which opened in 1965, Broadway which opened in 1965, Off-Broadway which opened in 1965, West End which opened in 1968, Broadway which opened in 1972, Broadway which opened in 1972, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1977, Broadway which opened in 1992, Broadway which opened in 1992, Milburn, NJ (Regional) which opened in 1997, London Fringe which opened in 2000, Broadway which opened in 2002, Broadway which opened in 2002, Off-Broadway which opened in 2017 and West End which opened in 2019.
Man of La Mancha has been nominated for the Best Production award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.
Man of La Mancha has won the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Production.

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