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Cahn Auditorium
at Northwestern University 600 Emerson Street Evanston, IL 60208
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I wore For a Wednesday matinee, shorts and a polo shirt will work fine for a man. .
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We went to a Wednesday matinee. Parking was difficult, mainly because Evanston has two hour street parking till 6 pm. So look for the public parking lot at Chicago & Clark, about two blocks southwest of the theatre. Leave yourself time to drive around looking for it - several one way streets are involved.
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4.8 average rating
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23 reviews
0 stars
attended Aug 11 2012

I had the original-cast album for this show when it was new and played and enjoyed it many times, but I'd never seen a live performance. This performance was excellent and thoroughly enjoyable.
I have only one minor criticism: Colette Todd, as...continued

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20 reviews
15 stars
attended Aug 22 2012

never tire of listening to the music of Man of LaMancha

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13 reviews
2 stars
attended Aug 25 2012

Very good production, the cast was top-notch, the set worked well and the leads were great actors and singers. If you like musical theater, this was a treat.

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Written by Dale Wasserman

Music by Mitch Leigh

Lyrics by Joe Darion

Directed and choreographed by Rudy Hogenmiller

Conducted by Nyela Basney

About the Ticket Supplier: Light Opera Works

Light Opera Works is a resident professional not-for-profit theater in Evanston, Illinois, founded in 1980. The company’s mission is to produce music theater from a variety of world traditions. Works include American, British, Viennese and French operettas such as Sweethearts, H.M.S. Pinafore, The Pirates of Penzance, Die Fledermaus, The Merry Widow and Beautiful Helen of Troy (La Belle); classic American musical theater, such as Candide, Fiddler on the Roof and Camelot, and new works such as Ragtime, Soup du Jour and No Way to Treat a Lady. All productions are in English, with foreign works done in carefully edited modern translations. Maximum scholarship is employed to preserve the original vocal and orchestral material as well as the spirit of the original text whenever possible.