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Man of La Mancha

December 15, 2018 - January 13, 2019

MAN OF LA MANCHA

Man of La Mancha
Book by Dale Wasserman
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Music by Mitch Leigh

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Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, MAN OF LA MANCHA is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, MAN OF LA MANCHA celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes the classic song “The Impossible Dream” which found its own life after the production, having been recorded by many major popular vocalists.

Miguel de Cervantes, aging and an utter failure in his varied careers as playwright, poet and tax collector, sits in a Seville dungeon with his manservant, awaiting trial by the Spanish Inquisition for an offense against the Church. The other prisoners set up a mock trial: if Cervantes is found guilty, he will hand over all his possessions. Cervantes agrees to do so, and offers his defense in the form of a play, and in doing so the classic tales of adventure (and misadventure) of the errant and noble knight Don Quixote unfold.

Dates: December 15-January 13, 2019
Time: Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm
Tickets: $20-$35

*Limited seating, advance ticket reservations are recommended for this event. Reserved tickets may be collected at Will Call beginning 30 minutes prior to event, doors open for seating 30 minutes prior.

Details

Start:
December 15
End:
January 13, 2019
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Venue

Building W-3 (Theatre)
Workhouse Arts Center 9518 Workhouse Way
Lorton, VA 22079 United States
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Phone:
703-584-2900
Website:
workhousearts.org

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