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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
6200 Atherton Street Long Beach, CA 90815
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Man of La Mancha_

_February 10-26, 2012

Directed by Nick DeGruccio

Starring Davis Gaines

(over 2,000 performances as the Phantom of the Opera in Los Angeles, San Francisco and on Broadway)


_One of the all-time great musicals, featuring one of the all-time great standards.  At the height of the Spanish Inquisition, author Miguel de Cervantes is imprisoned and uses the story of the knight-errant Don Quixote to defend himself.  Full of indelible characters and a beautiful Latin-tinged score, the original production of _Man of La Mancha _ran for six years on Broadway and won the Tony for Best Musical.

Available dates: Thursdays, Fridays, or Sunday Nights

Friday, Feb 10 at 8:00pm

Thursday, Feb 16 at 8:00pm

Friday, Feb 17 at 8:00pm

Sunday, Feb 19 at 7:00pm

Thursday, Feb 23 at 8:00pm

Friday, Feb 24 at 8:00pm

Available dates, Saturday matinees and evenings

Saturday, Feb 11 at 8:00pm

Saturday, Feb 18 at 2:00pm

Saturday, Feb 18 at 8:00pm

Saturday, Feb 25 at 2:00pm

Saturday, Feb 25 at 8:00pm

Forbidden Broadway Greatest Hits, Volume 2

April 13-29, 2012

Directed by William Selby

Another chance to skewer musical theatre shows and stars The surprise hit of MTW’s 2008-2009 Season returns in an all-new edition!  Back by popular demand, new shows, new songs and new stars are put through the wringer in this laugh-a-minute satire on all things musical theatre.  You’ll re-discover why _Forbidden Broadway _ran for 26 years in New York!

Available dates, Thursday, Friday or Sunday nights

Friday, April 13 at 8:00pm

Thursday, April 19 at 8:00pm

Friday, April 20 at 8:00pm

Sunday, April 21 at 7:00pm

Thursday, April 26 at 8:00pm

Friday, April 27 at 8:00pm

Available dates, Saturday matinee and evenings

Saturday, April 14 at 8:00pm

Saturday, April 21 at 2:00pm

Saturday, April 21 at 8:00pm

Saturday, April 28 at 2:00pm

Saturday, April 28 at 8:00pm

TBA Show

Soon MTW will announce the title of this absolutely outrageous, hilarious, Tony Award-winning comedy which will have the original Broadway set and be directed by Steven Glaudini.

June 29-July 15, 2012

Available dates, Thursday, Friday and Sunday evenings

Friday, June 29 at 8:00pm

Thursday, July 5 at 8:00pm

Friday, July 6 at 8:00pm

Sunday, July 8 at 7:00pm

Thursday, July 12 at 8:00pm

Friday, July 13 at 8:00pm

Available dates, Saturday matinees and evenings

Saturday, June 30 at 8:00pm

Saturday, July 7 at 2:00pm

Saturday, July 7 at 8:00pm

Saturday, July 14 at 2:00pm

Saturday, July 14 at 8:00pm

<em>Company</em> Shen Yun: <em>Experience a Divine Culture</em> Lionel Richie & Mariah Carey St. Paddy's Trackside Celebration Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater <em>Night of Destruction</em>