Man of La Mancha - Presented by Missouri Street Theatre

Next Upcoming Date: Sunday, September 23 2018
  • 1035 Texas Street
  • Fairfield, CA

Man of La Mancha Presented by Missouri Street Theatre - Man of La Mancha, based on Cervantes’ epic 17th-century novel, Don Quixote, is a remarkable, poignant, moving musical that was one of the first shows to musicalize a piece of historical literature. Set in the context of the Spanish Inquisition, Man of La Mancha is presented as a play-within-a-play. We encounter historical author Miguel de Cervantes in prison, awaiting trial by the Inquisition. When his fellow prisoners try to take Cervantes’ belongings from him, including his manuscript, Cervantes proposes a trial in which he proves the merit of the manuscript through a reenactment, enlisting his fellow prisoners as characters in his play. Together, they tell the story of the aged Alonso Quijana who believes himself to be a knight errant, names himself Don Quixote, and pursues an obsessive quest to attain an impossible dream.

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  • Sunday, September 23
  • Thursday, September 27
  • Friday, September 28
  • Saturday, September 29
  • Sunday, September 30
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