This spring, the musical Man of La Mancha takes the center stage at the DuPont Theatre, starting March 25th, 2014. As part of its impressive 2012-2013 Broadway run and national tour, this captivating production will hit many stages across the nation. Hailed as one of the most beloved and enduring works of the theater world, it’s based on the story of an old gentleman, Alonso Quijana, dreaming of chivalrous knights. Man of La Macha has previously enjoyed successful runs and once again soaring sales of Man of La Mancha tickets are being recorded.
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The Man of La Mancha opens with a man Alonso who renamed himself as Don Quixote and sets out to look for adventure and to revitalize chivalry. This whimsical and beloved hero otherwise called Man of La Mancha makes the audiences fall in love with him and laugh at his antics. The musical includes some inspiring and beautiful songs that make Man of La Mancha a huge hit. The songs featured in the musical include “The Impossible Dream”, which is the main track. The number became the greatest Broadway hit during the ‘60s. In the song, Quixote considers his dedication to honesty, bravery and virtue in time of overwhelming difficulty. Other popular songs are "Overture", "Barber's song", "The Abduction" and "Aldonza". The lyrics of these numbers are by Joe Darion.
The musical that takes its base from the novel “Don Quixote” by Miguel de Cervantes is considered a classic because it has charmed audiences for over fifty years. The original Broadway production received five Tony Awards after running for six years. The Broadway cast included Joan Diener and Richard Kiley as the main characters. The musical was staged for an extended period in New York and has also been revived many times. Man of La Mancha received similar success with its London production where it ran for over two hundred performances. Since the creation of Man of La Mancha, it has made four Broadway returns, toured nationwide and hit the stage of numerous community theatres. Not only did it find immense success, but it also received great critical acclaim with the United Press International calling it “Musical Theatre at its finest anywhere! A triumph.”
The original production of the play named “I, Don Quixote”, started off as a non-musical teleplay in 1959. Man of La Mancha is the only written-for-television production that gained more success as a stage show than its original form. Man of La Mancha has been performed in several other countries with productions in French, Dutch, Hebrew, German, and Japanese among others. The national tour of Man of La Mancha is directed by Jeffrey B. Moss and features Jack E. Curenton in the lead role of Don Quixote. Other actors include Jessica Norland, Rick Grossman and Jebbel Arce. The creative team behind the sets includes Denis Jones as choreographer and musical supervisor Cherie Rosen.
Based on Don Quixote’s adventures, this classic Man of La Mancha reproduction is full of love, passion and spectacular music. The musical explores a simple yet great literary work with wonderful storytelling and heartfelt songs. Man of La Mancha is an unforgettable show and one of the greatest theatre successes. The whole show is a treat to watch and audiences will surely love it. With the fast selling Man of La Mancha tickets, a packed crowd is expected. A great show with an amazing cast, The Man of La Mancha is a treat for all theater lovers.