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Cahn Auditorium
at Northwestern University 600 Emerson Street Evanston, IL 60208
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Free parking nearby in Northwestern University parking garages.
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"Man of La Mancha"
32 ratings
4.8 average rating
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30 reviews
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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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attended Aug 26 2012

I have seen this show several times - one of my favorites - and it was a superb production.

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15 reviews
7 stars
attended Aug 19 2012

Wonderful professional production! Great cast, sets, costumes and orchestra. If you have never seen Man of La Mancha, please go. If you have seen it, go again.

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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.