Tilting at Windmills: Cast Complete for Cuccioli Man of La Mancha

News   Tilting at Windmills: Cast Complete for Cuccioli Man of La Mancha
The complete cast has been announced for the upcoming New York run of Man of La Mancha starring Robert Cuccioli in the title role.

Part of the Broadway Classics series at the White Plains Performing Arts Center in White Plains, NY, the staging will run Nov. 29-Dec. 16. Luke Yankee will direct the production with choreography by Devanand Janki.

Joining Cuccioli in the cast will be Rosena M. Hill (as Aldonza), Carlos Lopez (Sancho), Robert Ousley (Innkeeper/Governor), Sidney J. Burgoyne (Padre), Richard Todd Adams (Dr. Carrasco), Patricia Noonan (Antonia), Deborah Jean Templin (Housekeeper), David Villella (Barber), Tony Falcon (Pedro) and Derek Hanson (Anselmo). Denise Estrada, Jason Kaplan, Yurief Rodriguez, Nandita Shenoy, David Simmons, Simon Trumble and Jamaal-Clark Turpin round out the cast.

Based on the Miguel de Cervantes classic tale of "Don Quixote," the musical features a book by Dale Wasserman, music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion. The score features "The Impossible Dream," "Dulcinea" and the title song, among others.

Cuccioli was Tony Award-nominated for his turn in Jekyll & Hyde. Other stage credits for the veteran actor include Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, Les Misérables and the Actors' Fund benefit concert of On the Twentieth Century.

The design team for La Mancha includes Michael Hotopp (set), Carrie Robbins (costumes) and Thom Weaver (lighting). Tickets to Man of La Mancha at White Plains Performing Arts Center, at 11 City Place (on the third level of City Center) in downtown White Plains, are available by calling (914) 328-1600 or online at wppac.com.

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