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Man of La Mancha

Man of La Mancha
Written by Dale Wasserman, Music by Mitch Leigh and Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed by Colin Burring
3 – 8 July 2000

The musical adventures of Don Quixote in 16th Century Spain tells the story of his exciting journeys as seen through his amusing and outrageous imagination. He even sees himself as a Knight Errant and gallantly jousts to defend the honour of his Lady Dulcinea.


Captain of the Inquisition – David Hampton
Manservant and Sancho Panza – Daley Chaston
Miguel de Cervantes, Don Quixote, Alonso Quijana – Roger Butler
Governor and Innkeeper – Peter Gray
Carrasco, Knight of the Mirrors – Ian Giles
Rosinante – Shelley Peters
Reposada – Linda Jeffries
Pedro – David Hughes
Anselmo – Graham Peters
Jose – Brian White
Juan – Steve Hunt
Paco – Michael Angell
Tenario – Graham Frosdick
Aldonza and Dulcinea – Jenny Tallowin
Maria, the Innkeeper’s wife – Carol Butler
Fermina – Nicky Bate
Antonia – Gillian Spooner
Housekeeper to Alonso – Christine Angell
Padre Perez – David Maun
Barber – Graham Frosdick
Prisoners, Wenches, Gypsies – Joanna Lovell, Jenny Brookes, Hazel Watts


Stage Manager – Pam Horner
Set Design – Colin Burring
Construction and Painting – Eric White, Hazel Watts, Steve Lovell, David Tallowin, Bill Brookes, Peter Smith, Peter Snee, Roger Hodge, Michael Holland
Continuity – Margaret Baird
Properties – Hazel Watts, Emma Holland, Katy Pearce, Emma Stewart
Wardrobe – Margaret Ball, Molly Graham
Attendants’ Masks – Peggy Smith
Horses’ Masks – Rae LeGood
Shields – Charles Armitage
Lighting – Alan Hunt, Pam Travers
Sound – Simon Dinsmore, Holly Jarman, Graham King
Foyer Armour loaned by – Don Gosnell
Production Accountant – Ian Macdonald