Emmy winner and Tony nominee Kelsey Grammer stars as Miguel de Cervantes and Don Quixote in English National Opera’s new production of Man of La Mancha, which began performances April 26 at the London Coliseum.
Directed by Tony nominee Lonny Price, who also staged Sunset Boulevard and Sweeney Todd for ENO, the limited engagement runs through June 8.
Grammer (Finding Neverland, La Cage aux Folles, Frasier) is joined by opera star Danielle de Niese and Cassidy Janson sharing the roles of Aldonza/Dulcinea, and BAFTA Award-winning actor Nicholas Lyndhurst as the Innkeeper and the Captain.
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The cast also features Peter Polycarpou as Sancho Panza, Eugene McCoy as Dr. Carrasco/The Duke, Lucy St. Louis as Antonia, Natasha Leaver as Fermina, Debra Michaels as Maria, Julie Jupp as Housekeeper, Minal Patel as Padre, Emanuel Alba as Barber, Rakesh Boury as Muleteer, Stephen John Davies as Muleteer, Paul F. Monaghan as Muleteer, Ryan Pidgen as Muleteer, David Seadon-Young as Muleteer/Pedro, Samuel Thomas as Muleteer, Teddy Wills as Muleteer, and Femi Akinfolarin as Muleteer.
Man of La Mancha features music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and a book by Dale Wasserman.