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Man of La Mancha   

Martin Beck Theatre, (12/05/2002 - 8/31/2003)
First Preview: Nov 23, 2002 Total Previews: 16
Opening Date: Dec 05, 2002    
Closing Date: Aug 31, 2003 Total Performances: 304

Category: Musical, Drama, Revival, Broadway
Description: Suggested by the life and works of Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra.
Setting: A prison in Seville, Spain, and in the imagination of Miguel de Cervantes. 1594.

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Jujamcyn Theaters (James H. Binger: Chairman; Rocco Landesman: President; Paul Libin: Producing Director; Jack Viertel: Creative Director)
Produced by David Stone, Jon B. Platt, Susan Quint Gallin, Sandy Gallin, Seth M. Siegel and USA OSTAR Theatricals; Produced in association with Mary Lu Roffe
Original production directed by Albert Marre
Written by Dale Wasserman; Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion; Based on the novel "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes; Musical Director: Robert Billig; Original Dance Music: Neil Warner; Original Orchestrations: Music Makers, Inc.; New Dance Music: David Krane; New Dance Orchestrations: Brian Besterman
Directed by Jonathan Kent; Choreographed by Luis Perez; Associate Director: Peter Lawrence
Scenic Design by Paul Brown; Costume Design by Paul Brown; Lighting Design by Paul Gallo; Sound Design by Tony Meola; Projection Design by Elaine J. McCarthy; Associate Scenic Design: Brian Webb; Associate Costume Design: Mary Nemecek Peterson; Associate Lighting Design: Philip Rosenberg; Associate Sound Design: Kai Harada; Make-Up Design by Christie Kelly
General Manager: EGS; Executive Producer: Nina Essman and Nancy Nagel Gibbs; Company Manager: Penelope Daulton; Associate Co. Mgr: Amy Merlino
Production Stage Manager: Mahlon Kruse; Production Manager: O'Donovan & Bradford; Stage Manager: Michael John Egan and Bernita Robinson
Onstage Guitarist: Robin Polseno; Musical Coordinator: Michael Keller; Conducted by Robert Billig; Associate Conductor: Cherie Rosen; Music Copying: Emily Grishman Music Preparation; Lead Trumpet: Wayne duMaine; Trumpet: John Dent; Trombone: Dale Kirkland; Bass Trombone: Douglas Purviance; French Horn: Patrick Milando and Eva Conti; Flute: Kathleen Nester; Oboe: Blair Tindall; Clarinet: Lino Gomez; Bassoon: Braden Toan; Assistant Conductor: Braden Toan; Drums: Steve Bartosik; Bass: Randall Landau; Guitar: Cherie Rosen; Percussion: David Yee; Timpani: Michael Hinton
Advertising: SPOTCo, Inc.; Press Representative: The Publicity Office; Casting: Bernard Telsey Casting, Inc.; Marketing: TMG - The Marketing Group; Dance Captain: Richard Montoya; Fight Captain: Richard Montoya; Photographer: Joan Marcus; Illustration by James Victore
Very special thanks to everyone at The National Theatre
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Aldonza (Dulcinea)
(Nov 23, 2002 - Jun 29, 2003)
Brian Stokes Mitchell
Don Quixote (Cervantes)
Ernie Sabella
Sancho Panza
Stephen Bogardus
Dr. Carrasco
Bradley Dean
a Muleteer
Natascia Diaz
Mark Jacoby
The Padre
Don Mayo
The Innkeeper
Olga Merediz
The Housekeeper
Frederick B. Owens
Captain of the Inquisition
Jamie Torcellini
The Barber
Timothy J. Alex
a Muleteer
Andy Blankenbuehler
a Muleteer
Gypsy Dancer
John Herrera
Lorin Latarro
a Slavey and a Moorish Dancer
Gypsy Dancer
Wilson Mendieta
a Muleteer
Gregory Mitchell
the Head Muleteer
Michelle Ríos
the Innkeeper's Wife
Thom Sesma
a Muleteer
Jimmy Smagula
Dennis Stowe
a Muleteer
Allyson Tucker
Swings: Jamie Karen, Carlos Lopez and Richard Montoya
Understudies: Timothy J. Alex (Captain of the Inquisition), Bradley Dean (Don Quixote (Cervantes), The Padre), Natascia Diaz (Aldonza (Dulcinea)), John Herrera (Don Quixote (Cervantes), Dr. Carrasco, The Innkeeper), Jamie Karen (Fermina, Maria), Lorin Latarro (Antonia), Carlos Lopez (The Barber), Richard Montoya (Captain of the Inquisition), Frederick B. Owens (The Innkeeper), Michelle Ríos (The Housekeeper), Thom Sesma (Dr. Carrasco), Jimmy Smagula (Sancho Panza, The Barber, The Padre), Dennis Stowe (Captain of the Inquisition), Jamie Torcellini (Sancho Panza) and Allyson Tucker (Aldonza (Dulcinea), Antonia, The Housekeeper)
Tony Award®
2003 Best Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by David Stone, Jon B. Platt, Susan Quint Gallin, Sandy Gallin, Seth M. Siegel and USA OSTAR Theatricals; Produced in association with Mary Lu Roffe
2003 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Brian Stokes Mitchell
2003 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Drama Desk Award
2003 Outstanding Revival of a Musical [nominee]
Produced by David Stone, Jon B. Platt, Susan Quint Gallin, Sandy Gallin, Seth M. Siegel and USA OSTAR Theatricals; Produced in association with Mary Lu Roffe
2003 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Brian Stokes Mitchell
music by Mitch Leigh; lyrics by Joe Darion
Man of La Mancha (I, Don Quixote) Don Quixote (Cervantes), Sancho Panza and Horses
It's All the Same Aldonza (Dulcinea) and Muleteers
Dulcinea Don Quixote (Cervantes) and later the Muleteers
I'm Only Thinking of Him The Padre, Antonia, The Housekeeper and later Dr. Carrasco
I Really Like Him Sancho Panza
What Does He Want of Me? Aldonza (Dulcinea)
Little Bird, Little Bird Paco (a Muleteer) and Muleteers
Barber's Song The Barber
Golden Helmet of Mambrino Don Quixote (Cervantes), Sancho Panza, The Barber and Muleteers
To Each His Dulcinea (To Every Man His Dream) The Padre
The Impossible Dream (The Quest) Don Quixote (Cervantes)
The Combat Don Quixote (Cervantes), Aldonza (Dulcinea), Muleteers and Sancho Panza
The Abduction Aldonza (Dulcinea) and Muleteers
Aldonza Aldonza (Dulcinea)
A Little Gossip Sancho Panza
Dulcinea (Reprise) Aldonza (Dulcinea)
Man of La Mancha (I, Don Quixote) (Reprise) Don Quixote (Cervantes), Aldonza (Dulcinea) and Sancho Panza
The Psalm The Padre
The Impossible Dream (The Quest) (Reprise) Aldonza (Dulcinea) and Don Quixote (Cervantes)