Performed: 21-25 October 1975; Pictured: Whit Davies, Marvin Williams; Dale Wasserman's "Man of La Mancha," a broadway musical, was presented by the drama department under the direction of Wayne Claeren, designer Carlton Ward, and orchestra director Ron Surace. Harriet Payne was choreography director, Dr. Dan Marsengill was vocal instructor, and Susie Francis was rehearsal accompanist. The musical was based on Cervantes' "Don Quixote." The play takes place in an underground prison where Don Quixote performs and sings. This item is contained within the Theatre & Film Production Archive.
This performance was held in the Jacksonville High School Auditorium.
- Whit Davies -- Don Quixote
- Marvin Williams -- Sancho
- Don Pirch -- Captain
- Angie Powers -- Aldonga
- Sam Thompson -- Innkeeper
- Steve Tatum -- Dr. Carrasco
- Robbie Mason -- Padre
- Theresa Cheatham -- Antonia
- Debbie McMahon -- Housekeeper
- Mike Drose -- Barber
- Michael Meyer -- Pedro
- Ricky Casteel -- Jose
- Harry Furst -- Paco
- Anna Price -- Maria
- Kibble Mitchell -- Fermina
- Chuch Frugoli -- Guitarist
- Melinda Hagwood, Cheri Faith -- Dancers
- Robby Wright, Don Green -- Men of the Inquisition
- Debbie Harden, Cathy Hayes, Mona Monsoor, Debra Whitson -- Gypsies
Is Part Of
The original items are located in the Library’s Alabama Gallery Special Collections.
Jacksonville State University -- History, College students -- Alabama, Jacksonville State University -- Students, College and school drama, Musicals
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