Events: Arizona - Phoenix - Scottsdale
- Man of La Mancha
- 01.07.2018 - 01.28.2018
- Herberger Theater Center - Phoenix
- Performing Arts Events
Arizona Theatre Company (David Ivers, Artistic Director; Billy Russo, Managing Director) brings a thrilling reimagined Man of La Mancha to stages in Phoenix, taking inspiration from the spontaneous, raw theatricality of flamenco performance and focusing on the passion and virtuosity of the intertwined stories of Don Quixote and his imprisoned creator, Miguel de Cervantes.
Man of La Mancha runs from Jan. 7-28 at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix.
“The powerful story and deeply engaging music and songs explode in a new and even more passionate staging that captures the vibrant culture of Spain,” says ATC Artistic Director David Ivers. “Adding another dimension to the gripping passion of the entertainment is the fact that the experience will be great fun.”
Man of La Mancha is written by Dale Wasserman, with lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh, directed for ATC by David Bennett and choreographed by Kathryn Van Meter, who also choreographed ATC’s award-winning production of Fiddler on the Roof.
The 1964 musical is a play-within-a-play telling the story of “mad” knight Don Quixote as performed by Cervantes and fellow prisoners as he awaits a hearing with the Spanish Inquisition.
Single ticket prices range from $25 to $73 in Tucson and $25 to $80 in Phoenix and can be purchased at the box offices at the Temple of Music & Art and the Herberger Theatre Center or online at www.arizonatheatre.org.