Due to technical difficulties, the musical Man of La Mancha which was to premiere on November 4th, has been postponed until Nov. 13. The cast of Man of La Mancha is already known, and includes Jose Sacristan in the roles of Don Quijote and Cervantes, Paloma San Basilio as Aldonza Lorenzo and Dulcinea, Juan Manuel Cifuentes as Sancho Panza, and Carlos Marin as the second Don Quijote and Cervantes.
As for the rest of the cast, it is formed basically by the company which represented Goya, the Musical last season in Madrid: Eva Diago, Jose Truchado, Javier Ibarz, Amparo Diaz, Maria Jose Oquendo, et al.
The script is by Dale Wasserman, with lyrics by Joe Darion and music by Mitch Leigh. The Spanish adaptation is by Ignacio Artime. Musical direction is by Santiago Perez, and scene direction is by Gustavo Tambascio.
The entire team has been directed by the producer, Luis Ramirez, a civil engineer specialized in theater restoration, and who is often called the Spanish Cameron Mackintosh.
The showtime schedule is as follows:
Tuesday through Thursdays at 8:30 PM
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:00 PM and 10:30 PM
Sundays at 6:00 PM
Friday and Saturday shows at 7:00 PM will be played by Carlos Marin.
Ticket costs range from 2,500 to 5,000 Spanish Pesetas on weekdays, and from 3,500 to 6,000 Spanish Pesetas on weekends.
-By Carlos Lorenzo Spain Correspondent