Man of La Mancha
Written by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh, Lyrics by Joe Darion
Original production staged by Albert Marre
Originally produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James
Directed by Robert McQueen
May 8 to October 11
Opens May 29
Approximate running time:
2 hrs 23 min, including one interval
About the Musical
Awaiting trial by the Inquisition, poet and playwright Miguel de Cervantes is assailed by his fellow prisoners, who try to seize the manuscript of his masterpiece, Don Quixote. His inspired response: a challenge to join him in staging his stirring tale of Quixote’s obsessive quest to attain an impossible dream.
Reviews & Buzz
“amazing” - Sun Media
“stirs heart and spirit and mind” - Sun Media
“brilliantly entertaining” - Sun Media
“Stratford Festival's Man of La Mancha is the Perfect Escape”
- Broadway World
“excellent” - Broadway World
“passionate and funny” - Broadway World
Best suited to ages 12 and up, this musical has some mature content, including the assault of a female character. The production uses atmospheric haze, smoke effects and startling sounds, including a gunshot.
The suitability guidelines we offer here are subjective, and not all patrons may agree with them. If you’d like more details, or if you have specific concerns, please ask a customer service representative.
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