Man of La Mancha

Musical - Revival

Vivian Beaumont Theater

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  • Opening Date: June 22, 1972
  • Closing Date: October 21, 1972
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 140

Lyrics: Joe Darion

Playwright: Dale Wasserman

Music: Mitch Leigh


An imprisoned Miguel de Cervantes gets his fellow inmates to enact the story of his novel, Don Quixote, about an aged nobleman who declares himself a "knight errant" out to do battle for good and the love of a fair maiden, in Mitch Leigh, Joe Darion and Dale Wasserman's musical adaptation of the classic Cervantes novel.


Opening Night Cast

Joan Diener Aldonza (Dulcinea)
Richard Kiley in Man of La Mancha Richard Kiley Don Quixote (Cervantes)
Dianne Barton Antonia
Lee Bergere Dr. Carrasco
Renato Cibelli Captain of the Inquisition
Jack Dabdoub in Man of La Mancha Jack Dabdoub The Innkeeper
Irving Jacobson Sancho Panza
Eleanore Knapp The Housekeeper
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Dale Wasserman Writer
  Mitch Leigh Music
  Joe Darion Lyrics
  Albert Marre Director
  Jack Cole Choreographer
  Howard Bay Scenic Design
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