CONCERTS AND EVENTS
Phillip Sneed and Melanie Maynor of the Arvada Center join Steve Stalzle
Tune in on Friday, 3/22 at 10:30am when Arvada Center Executive Director Phillip Sneed and Publicist Melanie Mayner chat with Steve Stalzle about the Center's upcoming production of Man of La Mancha. Directed by Rod Lansberry, the show will run March 26 through April 14.
Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Musical and Best Musical Score, Man of La Mancha is considered one of the most beloved musicals of all time. Set during the Spanish Inquisition, the musical tells the story of the author and actor, Miguel de Cervantes, who has been thrown in prison for crimes he did not commit. His fellow prisoners decide to hold a mock trial by jury where a guilty charge will result in seizure and destruction of his life’s work. Cervantes decides his defense will be to act out a play incorporating the other prisoners. His creation, Don Quixote de la Mancha, recounts the tale of the mad knight who believes the wrongs of the world can be corrected as he travels the countryside with his sidekick Sancho jousting windmills and pursuing the heart of his beloved Dulcinea. Man of La Mancha features many memorable songs including the iconic “To Dream the Impossible Dream.”