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Review: ‘Man of La Mancha’ at Laurel Mill Playhouse

Laurel Mill Playhouse proves the dream is possible in their powerful production of Man of La Mancha. This 1964 musical with its book by Dale Wasserman and music and lyrics by Mitch Leigh and Joe Darion stands the test of time. It tells the story of a “mad” knight, Don Quixote, as a play-within-a-play, performed by […]

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Modesto Lacen and Xiomara Rodriguez. Photo by Lonnie D. Tague.

‘Man of La Mancha’ at Castaways Repertory Theatre by Terry Byrne

Back in the day when musical theater spawned chart-toppers, “The Impossible Dream” became an anthem not only for every hopeless romantic, but also for never-say-die American dreamers. The mettle test, then, for Castaways Repertory Theatre is whether it can sell that song, dripping with optimism, nearly a half-century later to audiences who may identify more […]

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