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Carpenter Performing Arts Center, CSULB
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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

About the Ticket Supplier: Musical Theatre West

Musical Theatre West is one of Southern California’s oldest and most respected regional musical theatre companies and draws more than 60,000 patrons to Long Beach’s Carpenter Performing Arts Center. Now in its 62nd season, Musical Theatre West is the fastest growing arts organization in Long Beach and is dedicated to preserving musical theatre as a unique American art form.