Cervantes’ masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha, opened at at The John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, Produced by Richard Dolce, the Engeman Theater’s Producing Artistic Director and Directed by Peter Flynn (Engeman Theater: Man of La Mancha (2008); NY Theater: Curvy Widow at Westside Arts Theatre, Ragtime and 1776 at Ford’s Theatre, Chess with Josh Groban & Julia Murney, Andrea Martin: Final Days Everything Must Go).
Man of La Mancha features “Dulcinea” and the unforgettable “The Impossible Dream,” and is one of the world’s most popular musicals.
The cast of Man of La Mancha features Richard Todd Adams as Don Quixote (Engeman Theater: Jekyll & Hyde (2007); Broadway: The Woman in White, The Pirate Queen, CATS; National Tours: Les Miserables – Jean Valjean, Javert, The Phantom of the Opera – The Phantom, Raoul)
Janet Dacal as Aldonza (Broadway: In the Heights – Nina, Carla, Wonderland – Alice; Regional: The Sting at Paper Mill Playhouse),
Carlos Lopezas Sancho Panza (Broadway: Man of La Mancha – Barber, Grease – Sonny, Annie Get Your Gun – Tommy Keeler, Wonderful Town – Speedy, A Chorus Line – Mike and Paul; TV/Film: “The Sopranos,” “Law and Order,” “Guiding Light,” “All Fired Up,” “What Would You Do?” “Brooklyn Sonnet,” “Stepford Wives,” “Death Wishes,” “Late Phases”).
Choreographer is Devanand Janki (Engeman Theater: Man of La Mancha (2008); Off-Broadway: Zanna, Don’t!, Junie B. Jones, Henry and Mudge, The Yellow Brick Road, Skippyjon Jones, This One Girl’s Story, Cupid and Psyche, Love & Real Estate, Romantic Poetry; Lincoln Center: Amahl and the Night Visitors, Babes in Toyland).
The Musical Director is Julianne B. Merrill (NY Theater: A Man of No Importance, Parade; Regional: Smokey Joe’s Café, Matilda; International: Into the Woods).
Man of La Mancha: The John W. Engeman Theater Northport. Runs Thursday, September 13 at 8:00pm and run through Sunday, October 28, 2018.