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Man of La Mancha   

ANTA Washington Square Theatre , (11/22/1965 - 3/18/1968)
Martin Beck Theatre , (3/20/1968 - 3/01/1971)
Eden Theatre , (3/03/1971 - 5/24/1971)
Mark Hellinger Theatre , (5/26/1971 - 6/26/1971)
First Preview:Oct 30, 1965 Total Previews:21
Opening Date:Nov 22, 1965   
Closing Date:Jun 26, 1971 Total Performances:2328

Category: Musical, Drama, Original, 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.

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Theatre Owned / Operated by The American National Theatre and Academy; ANTA Theatre Managing Director: Louis A. Lotito
Produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James
Originally produced by ANTA-Goodspeed
Written by Dale Wasserman; Musical Director: Neil Warner; Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion; Dance arrangements by Neil Warner; Music arranged by Music Makers, Inc.; Suggested by the life and works of Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra
Musical Staging by Albert Marre; Directed by Albert Marre; Choreographed by Jack Cole
Scenic Design by Howard Bay; Lighting Design by Howard Bay; Costume Design by Howard Bay and Patton Campbell; Hair Design by Charles LoPresto
General Manager: Walter Fried; Company Manager: Gino Giglio
Technical Advisor: John Higgins; Production Stage Manager: Marnel Sumner
Guitarist: David Serva; Music Contractor: Martin Grupp
Press Representative: Arthur Cantor, Arthur Solomon, Merle Debuskey and Faith Geer; Dance Captain: Eddie Roll
Joan Diener Aldonza (Dulcinea)
Irving Jacobson Sancho Panza
Richard Kiley Don Quixote (Cervantes)
Ray Middleton The Innkeeper
Robert Rounseville The Padre
Gino Conforti The Barber
Jon Cypher Dr. Carrasco
Eleanore Knapp
Broadway debut
The Housekeeper
Harry Theyard Anselmo
a Muleteer
Mimi Turque Antonia
John Aristides Juan
a Muleteer
Renato Cibelli Captain of the Inquisition
Ray Dash Guard
Man of The Inquisition
Anthony De Vecchi Paco
a Muleteer
Marceline Decker Maria
the Innkeeper's Wife
Jonathan Fox Guard
Man of The Inquisition
Dwight Frye Guard
Man of The Inquisition
Fernando Grahal Tenorio
a Muleteer
Phill Lipman Guard
Man of The Inquisition
Roger Morden Guard
Man of The Inquisition
Gerrianne Raphael Fermina
a Slavey and a Moorish Dancer
Shev Rodgers Pedro
the Head Muleteer
Eddie Roll Jose
a Muleteer
Understudies: Dell Brownlee (Antonia, Fermina, Maria), Renato Cibelli (Dr. Carrasco, Pedro), Jon Cypher (Don Quixote (Cervantes)), Ray Dash (Captain of the Inquisition), Marceline Decker (The Housekeeper), Ralph Farnworth (The Padre), Gerrianne Raphael (Aldonza (Dulcinea)) and Eddie Roll (Sancho Panza, The Barber)
Tony Award®
winner 1966 Best Musical [winner]
Written by Dale Wasserman; Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion; Produced by Hal James and Albert W. Selden
winner 1966 Best Composer and Lyricist [winner]
Music by Mitch Leigh; Lyrics by Joe Darion
winner 1966 Best Actor in a Musical [winner]
Richard Kiley
winner 1966 Best Scenic Design [winner]
Howard Bay
 1966 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Howard Bay
 1966 Best Costume Design [nominee]
Patton Campbell
 1966 Best Choreography [nominee]
Jack Cole
winner 1966 Best Direction of a Musical [winner]
Albert Marre
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 Muleteers
I'm Only Thinking of Him The Padre, Antonia, The Housekeeper and Dr. Carrasco
I Really Like Him Sancho Panza
What Does He Want of Me? Aldonza (Dulcinea)
Little Bird, Little Bird Anselmo (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), Sancho Panza and Muleteers
The Dubbing/Knight of the Woeful Countenance The Innkeeper, Aldonza (Dulcinea) and Sancho Panza
The Abduction Aldonza (Dulcinea) and Muleteers
Moorish Dance Ensemble
Aldonza Aldonza (Dulcinea)
The Knight of the Mirrors Don Quixote (Cervantes), the Knights and His Attendants
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)Company