As you enter the space of Astoria Performing Arts Center’s Man of La Mancha, any champion of innovative theater is greeted with that most addictive feeling one can feel in an artistic space: promise. A drab holding cell of the US Border Patrol stands starkly lit, characters—whom we’ve yet to meet—litter the stage, and a… Read more »
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Man of La Mancha at Astoria Performing Arts Center
Awaiting trial, deportation, or something worse? Cervantes’ tale of two impossible dreamers held for an unknown crime on trial for their very lives is revived with this bold new production of the Tony Award-winning classic. Music by Mitch LeighLyrics by Joe DarionBook by Dale WassermanDirected & Designed by Tony Williams II Featuring: Lucia Alvargonzales, Francisco Arcila, Stanley Graham, JJ… Read more »
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