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Man of La Mancha - 2019 - West End Tickets, News, Info & More

Kelsey Grammer will star in this semi-staged concert production as Don Quixote and as his faithful servant Sancho Panza.

Miguel de Cervantes, failed playwright, poet and tax collector, has been thrown in jail by the Spanish Inquisition for daring to tax a monastery.

Awaiting trial Cervantes is hailed before a kangaroo court of his fellow prisoners; thieves, cutthroats, and trollops who propose to confiscate his meagre possessions one of which is the uncompleted manuscript of a novel called “Don Quixote.” Cervantes, seeking to save it, proposes to offer a novel defence in the form of entertainment.

As Cervantes and his servant transform into Don Quixote & Sancho Panza, his wild imagination leads them into a campaign to restore the age of chivalry, to battle evil and right all wrongs.

History:

Concert Revival
Run Type:Limited Run
Market:West End
Previews: April 26, 2019
Closing:June 08, 2019

London Coliseum

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by Fraser MacDonald - May 22, 2019
As the alternate Aldonza/Dulcinea, Cassidy Janson would be forgiven for feeling a little out of place amongst the otherwise established company. On the contrary, Janson brings the feisty Scottish (why is she Scottish?) waitress to life, giving the drama a much-needed burst of energy.
by Stephi Wild - May 18, 2019
Last night, the London Coliseum was evacuated due to a 'device activation,' according to the English National Opera's Twitter account.
by Review Roundups - May 1, 2019
Man of La Mancha is back in action in the West End starring Kelsey Grammer, Danielle De Niese, Nicholas Lyndhurst, Peter Polycarpou and Cassidy Janson. Let's see what the critics had to say.
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 1, 2019
The London Coliseum has established a run of successes with some excellent revivals of almost-forgotten musicals in recent years. It now turns to Man of La Mancha in the hope of a new box office smash. The choice is an interesting one; few people have seen or even heard of it and it is over 50 years since it last ran in the West End. Unfortunately it is easy to see why, with a muddy, meandering and unconvincing production.
by A.A. Cristi - April 30, 2019
See newly released photos of first West End production of the multi-Tony award-winning Broadway musical Man of La Mancha in 50 years!
by Louis Train - April 12, 2019
I was sat outside the English National Opera reading a novel when Kelsey Grammer (!) walked by, humming cheerfully about a bleak and unbearable world. He was getting ready for a rehearsal of  Man of La Mancha, which opens 26 April at the London Coliseum.
by Fiona Scott - April 12, 2019
After leading the West End cast of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, Cassidy Janson formed part of the Leading Ladies trio and appeared in the English National Opera's production of Chess as Florence. She now returns to the London Coliseum stage as the alternate Aldonza in Man of La Mancha, sharing the role with Danielle de Niese. Cassidy spoke to Broadway World about the show.
by Fiona Scott - April 9, 2019
Peter Polycarpou is a renowned stage, film and TV performer, most recently seen in Oslo at the National Theatre. He now takes on the role of Don Quixote's squire, Sancho Panza in Man of the Mancha at the London Coliseum.
by Stephi Wild - April 6, 2019
Man of La Mancha stars Kelsey Grammer and Danielle De Niese recently appeared on BBC's The One Show, where they talked about the West End musical. At the end of their appearance they performed 'The Impossible Dream.'
by Stephi Wild - March 15, 2019
It was announced today (Friday 15 March 2019) that renowned stage, film and TV performer Peter Polycarpou will play Don Quixote's squire, Sancho Panza in Man of the Mancha at the London Coliseum; the first West End production of this multi-Tony award-winning Broadway musical for 50 years.

Man of La Mancha Frequently Asked Questions

What is the order of songs in Man of La Mancha and what's the order?
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

What productions of Man of La Mancha have there been?
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.

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