Man of La Mancha

Shimberg Playhouse @ the Straz Center  |  Ticket Prices $26

Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth-century masterpiece Don Quixote, Man of La Mancha is one of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. Powerful, brutal, hilarious, and heartbreaking, Man of La Mancha celebrates the perseverance of a dying old man who refuses to relinquish his ideals or his passion. The celebrated score includes “The Impossible Dream,” “I, Don Quixote,” “Dulcinea,” “I Really Like Him,” “Little Bird,” and “To Each His Dulcinea.”



is presented by arrangement with

June 6-23, 2019

Written by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh
Lyrics by Joe Darion

Original Production Staged
by Albert Marre
Originally Produced by
Albert W. Selden and Hal James

Direction by Melissa Doell
Rehearsal Music Direction by Sarah Tellier
Show Conductor & Music Direction by Tim Flores

June 6-23, 2019
Thurs-Sat: 8:00 pm, Sun: 2 pm

Ticket Prices $26
Shimberg Playhouse @ the Straz Center for the Performing Arts

Cast & Crew

Now accepting applications for Music Director – Show Conductor & Stage Manager. Please send your resume and letter of interest to


Miguel de Cervantes -Marcus Blake
Sancho – Kaitlyn Rosen
Aldonza – Jessica Rose Vitalo
el Padre / The Innkeeper – Richard Brown
The Duke – Thomas Brown
The Governor – Lindsay MacConnell
Pedro / Captain – Diego Rosado
Antonia – Adriane Falcon
The Housekeeper – Jessica Moraton


Accompanied by
Tim Flores – Conductor/Piano
Alejandro Rowinsky – Classical Guitar
Derek Blankenship – Trumpet
Alex Pasut – Bass
Nicolas Remy – Drum Set
Julia Ford – Reeds

Production Team

Director – Melissa Doell
Music Director – Rehearsal – Sarah Tellier
Music Director – Show Conductor – Tim Flores
Production Manager – Tony P. Gilkinson
Choreographer – Jessica Moraton
Stage Manager – Rachel Sallustio
Lighting Designer – Anthony Vito
Lighting Technicians – Johnny Garde & Marcel Hartley
Sound Designer Technician – Jakob Nordstrom
Costume Designer – Deborah Lastinger
Scenic Designer – Dwayne A. Cline 

Dates & Location

Shimberg Playhouse @ the Straz Center

Box Office: (813) 229-7827

June 6  |  8:00 pm

June 7  |  8:00 pm

June 8  |  8:00 pm

June 9  |  2:00 pm

June 13  |  8:00 pm

June 14  |  8:00 pm

June 15  |  8:00 pm

June 16  |  2:00 pm

June 20  |  8:00 pm

June 21  |  8:00 pm

June 22  |  8:00 pm

June 23  |  2:00 pm

mad Theatre of Tampa, Inc.
P.O. Box 8417
Tampa, FL 33674

Straz Center for the Performing Arts
1010 N. W.C. MacInnes Place Tampa, FL 33602

The Straz Ticket Office Is Available

Mon. - Sat. Noon - 8 p.m.
Sun. Noon - 6 p.m.
800.955.1045 (Toll Free)
813.229.STAR (7827)

Photo Credit: Designs by Vito: @dbvito

Producing Sponsor 

The Barrymore Hotel, located in Tampa’s Downtown near Tampa Heights and directly across from the Straz Center, features comfortable accommodations and soon-to-be refreshed event space perfect for social events, office parties and holiday parties. Our Sales Team will gladly provide a tour of our banquet space and help you start planning your gathering! Afterwards, enjoy a meal at the Continental restaurant and lounge, the brand new eatery located adjacent to our hotel. The Continental is a “mid-century modern” inspired concept featuring dishes made famous by some of the most historically iconic hotels and restaurants across America alongside a classic martini bar showcasing finely-crafted cocktails.

Enjoy Happy Hour Monday-Friday 3PM-7PM for $2 off specialty cocktails, $4 Wells and $5 house wines and drafts – the perfect spot for a drink and dinner before shows at the Straz!


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