April 13, 2007

Hispanic Arts Theatre presents a staged reading of “Man of La Mancha”

  Hispanic Arts Theatre, in association with M.E.Ch.A., USD is very pleased to announce their next artistic venture — a complete staged reading and vocal performance of the Tony Award winning classic— “Man of La Mancha”.

This special event will take place on Sunday, April 22, 2007, with performances at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM.  Performances will take place at the Shiley Theatre at the University of San Diego, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego.

Hispanic Arts Theatre Artistic Director, Carlos Mendoza, has assembled a very talented group of Hispanic actors from San Diego, Orange, and Los Angeles Counties to bring this wonderful work to life. Cast members include Richard Bermudez, Raul Cardona, Maria Garcia, Steve Lone, Benjamin Mendoza, Mauricio Mendoza, Joey Molina, Debbie Nicastro, Samara Otero, Jeanine Pacheco, Ruben Padilla, Ivan Quiceno, Patrick Reese, Lee Sandoval and Doug Bilitch as Don Quixote. Benjamin Mendoza and Mauricio Mendoza are both USD Alumni.

“Man of La Mancha” was honored with six Tony Awards including Best Musical in 1966. The show was recently revived on Broadway with native San Diegan, Brian Stokes Mitchell, winning a Best Actor Tony Award. The musical is based on the Miguel de Cervantes classic satire, Don Quixote de la Mancha.

Tickets for “Man of La Mancha” are $15.00 General Admission and $7.00 for students with identification. Tickets may be purchased in advance by calling (619) 260-2727.

Hispanic Arts Theatre is a performing arts organization, dedicated to presenting Hispanic cultural performances to the public of greater metropolitan San Diego. This non-profit arts organization embraces their mission statement to provide Hispanic culture and foster cross-cultural understanding in our community.

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