MAN OF LA MANCHA

by Dale Wasserman
music by Joe Darion
lyrics by Mitch Leigh
mainstage theater
DEC 1-24/2017

MAN OF LA MANCHA
by Dale Wasserman
music by Joe Darion    lyrics by Mitch Leigh
original production staged by Albert Marre
originally produced by Albert W. Selden and Hal James
directed by Antonio Ocampo-Guzman
music direction by David Reiffel     movement direction by Judith Chaffee

An energetic revival of the Tony-award winning musical, Man of La Mancha features Boston-area favorite Maurice Emmanuel Parent (The Gift Horse, Ragtime, Cabaret) as the eponymous knight errant, Don Quixote, on his quest to dream the impossible dream. Journey along with us and experience this classic musical adventure with your entire family.

 

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MAINSTAGE SEASON
Ideation   |   Oleanna   |   Man of La Mancha   |   The Bakelite Masterpiece    |    Two Jews Walk into a War…

STATEMENTS OF SURVIVAL SERIES
Unveiled   |   Statements after an Arrest under the Immorality Act    |   Lonely Planet   |   Ripe Frenzy 

Maurice Emmanuel Parent*

Cervantes / Don Quixote

Maurice Emmanuel Parent*

Cervantes / Don Quixote

MAURICE EMMANUEL PARENT* returns to New Repertory Theatre after performing in The Gift Horse, The Snow Queen, Camelot, Rent, Passing Strange, Cabaret, The Wild Party, and Ragtime. Most recently he played the title character in Edward II with Actors’ Shakespeare Project where he is a resident acting company member and Co-Acting Artistic Director. Other credits include work with SpeakEasy Stage Company, Off the Grid Theatre, Underground Railway Theater, Commonwealth Shakespeare Company, Wheelock Family Theatre, Lyric Stage Company, Boston Theatre Works, Huntington Theatre Company, Cape Playhouse, and Barrington Stage. He received a 2016 IRNE Award for The Snow Queen (New Repertory Theatre), the 2015 IRNE Award for The Color Purple (SpeakEasy Stage Company), and 2008 Elliot Norton Award  for Some Men (SpeakEasy Stage Company), Angels in America (Boston Theatre Works), and The Wild Party (New Repertory Theatre). Maurice is an adjunct faculty member of Boston University and resides in Roxbury. Maurice will have the opportunity to play one of his dream roles, Don Quixote/Cervantes in Man of La Mancha at New Repertory Theatre in December 2017. mauriceparent.com

Creative Team
Antonio Ocampo-Guzman, Director
Antonio Ocampo-Guzman

Director

* member of Actors’ Equity Association, the union of professional Actors and Stage Managers in the United States
◊ member of the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society
º member of United Scenic Artists, Local USA 829

Talkbacks

Sunday 12/10, 2pm
Sunday 12/17, 2pm
Thursday 12/14, 2pm