Posts Tagged ‘Mitch Leigh’

MAN OF LA MANCHA

Stunningly staged and strikingly redesigned, A Noise Within’s Man Of La Mancha takes a half-century-old musical theater classic and gives it 21st-century relevance while reminding audiences why the 1965 Best Musical Tony winner has stood the test of time in a way the same year’s Skyscraper, Pickwick, and It’s A Bird…It’s A Plane…It’s Superman have not.
(read more)

MAN OF LA MANCHA

UC Irvine celebrates its Golden Anniversary—and that of the Best Musical Tony-winning Broadway classic Man Of La Mancha—with a student production that, despite a problematic use of “Spanish accents,” once again rivals the best our professional regional theaters have to offer.
(read more)

MAN OF LA MANCHA

Several outstanding performances including a best-yet star turn by Marc Ginsburg in the title role make Glendale Centre Theatre’s Man Of La Mancha revival a fine introduction (or return visit) to the Tony-winning Best Musical of 1966, though the in-the-round setting does somewhat impede the atmospheric look that has made past La Manchas such production design dazzlers.
(read more)