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Archive for Man of La Mancha

MAN OF LA MANCHA at La Mirada Theatre

Photo by Michael Lamont

Jonas Schwartz -  TheaterMania

Director Glenn Casale helms a masterful production of one of Broadway’s greatest musicals. Man of La Mancha is a triumph of visuals and vocal talents. Sharing the stage with a gifted ensemble, Davis Gaines astonishes as the mad but pure Don Quixote.

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MAN OF LA MANCHA at A Noise Within

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Photo by Craig Schwartz

Frances Baum Nicholson - San Gabriel Valley Tribune

When one first hears that A Noise Within has reset the powerful 1960s musical “Man of La Mancha” in a modern prison in the developing world, it can make one nervous. After all, it is based not only on one of the great works of international literature, but a historical figure who actually did end up imprisoned by the Inquisition for a segment of time. Read more…

Katie Buenneke – Stage Raw

Miguel de Cervantes wrote Don Quixote, a story about a man who famously tilts at windmills, over 400 years ago. Three hundred and fifty odd years later, Dale Wasserman, Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh wrote Man of La Mancha, a musical imagining of Cervantes and his fictional knight. Now, A Noise Within tries to bring the story into the present.Read more…

Jonas Schwartz -  TheaterMania

Now running through May 21

MAN OF LA MANCHA – Kentwood Players at Westchester Playhouse

Photo by Shari Barrett

Photo by Shari Barrett

Dany Margolies – The Daily Breeze

Although the musical “Man of La Mancha” premiered in 1964, in the current production by Kentwood Players at Westchester Playhouse it feels timeless and yet a balm for today. Read more…

Now running through April 16