March 1-24, 2019
Man of La Mancha - SOLD OUT
Written by Dale Wasserman
Music by Mitch Leigh
Lyrics by Joe Darion
Directed & Choreographed by Chris Nardine
Music Direction by Kim Douglass

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," & "To Each His Dulcinea."

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PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE
Thursday, February 28, 2019 @ 8pm - PWYC Preview
Friday, March 1, 2019 @ 8pm
Saturday, March 2, 2019 @ 8pm
Friday, March 8, 2019 @ 8pm - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 9, 2019 @ 8pm - SOLD OUT
Sunday, March 10, 2019 @ 2pm - Matinee - SOLD OUT
Friday, March 15, 2019 @ 8pm - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 16, 2109 @ 8pm - SOLD OUT
Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 8pm - SOLD OUT
Saturday, March 23, 2019 @ 8pm - SOLD OUT
Sunday, March 24, 2019 @ 2pm - Matinee - SOLD OUT

NOTE: There is no matinee on March 17, 2019

MEET THE CAST (bios as provided)

Micheal O'Hara (Don Quioxte) was last seen at SSR in "A Little Night Music" and is pleased to be welcomed back.  Micheal is involved in all aspects of theater, including Board service, set design, directing and performing.  He recently appeared in "Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits" at Lakewood Playhouse and also directed "Glass Menagerie" there which garnered Critics Choice for Best Play of Season 79.  At Tacoma Little Theatre, he is proud to have directed "Smokey Joe's Café" and also to have appeared as Mr. Mayor in a sell out holiday musical "Seussical."  Working with "Brother and BFF", Frank Kohel, is an added bonus in this production.  The two have played opposite one another as long time friends in "The Story of My Life" and later as husband and "wife" in "Hairspray."  With gratitude to Dick Hooper, the quintessential Quixote, who inspired him to pursue this role.  Offstage, Micheal is the Owner/Operator of Glassworks in Gig Harbor and resides in Lakewood with the loves of his life, wife Sharry and Fur Boys, Bogart the Saint Bernard and Frasier, the Berner.  It has been an honor to work alongside this Cast, Crew, Creative team and Chris… may we all continue to Dream the Impossible Dream.

Frank Kohel (Sancho) is excited to make his SecondStory Rep debut and to work again with Mr. O’Hara after their acclaimed runs of “The Story of My Life” and many years of friendship. Frank’s been seen at the Fifth Avenue, Seattle Opera, Bathhouse, Group Theatre, BLT, PSMT, Village Theatre, ArtsWest, Seattle Musical Theatre and Seattle Civic Light Opera. His work’s also been seen in Los Angeles & New York City, Disneyland, and on tours of North Asia & United States.

Michael Lacker (Padre) is happy to be a part of his 3rd show at SSR. You may have previously seen him here in Bye Bye Birdie (Ensemble) and The Last Starfighter (Marty/Lieutenant Parak). Other favorite past shows include Assassins, Spring Awakening, Into the Woods, and The Fantasticks. Michael would like to thank you all for supporting him in his acting endeavors, as it means so much. Enjoy the show!

Larry Albert (Governor/Innkeeper) This is Larry’s second go round in this role, the first was in 1976. Between then and now he has worked steadily as a Seattle area talent as a writer/producer/director and actor. He is best known as the voices of Harry Nile and Dr. John H. Watson on the syndicated dramatic radio series “The Adventures of Harry Nile” and “The Further Adventures of Sherlock Holmes”’respectively.

Steven Hochteil (Barber) Steven is a graduate from Fullerton College in California. You may have seen him recently as Lafou in SFFT "Beauty and the Beast". You can also catch him doing improv with both Split Second Improv and East Side Story. He would like to thank his family and friends for all their support. He would also like to thank his lovely wife for supporting  every moment of his acting. He hopes that you all enjoy the show! 

Dane Vance Creek (Pedro) Dane is happy to be making his debut at SSR. In addition to acting, he is also a solo artist, as well as the lead vocalist for the rock band Rain Light Fade. All the love in the world to Jen, Nyah, and Aislynne."

Karin Terry (Antonia) is over the moon to be in her first production with SSR. Recent credits include Joseph ... Dream Coat (Gad), The Who’s Tommy (Ensemble), Company (Amy), and Beauty and the Beast (Babette). Loves and Hugs to her sweet hubby, Nick. Up next: Sweeney Todd with Reboot!

Max Lopuszynski (Anselmo) has performed with Bainbridge Performing Arts, Burien Actors Theatre, Drama Dock, Last Leaf Productions, Seattle Musical Theatre, Seattle Opera, SecondStory Rep, and more! Previously at SSR: Freckleface Strawberry the Musical, The Last Starfighter, and Goodnight Moon. Up next: Miss Nelson is Missing (SSR), and Princess Ida (Seattle Gilbert & Sullivan). Special thanks to Chris, Kim, Sam, and (as always) the Squolf.

Marc Montague (Captain/Muleteer) is excited to be involved in this outstanding SSR production of Man of La Mancha.  Marc recently completed a 25+ year career as a Special Agent in Federal Law Enforcement.  After 26 years away from the lighted stage, Marc performed in the Gilbert & Sullivan Society of Seattle production of Pirates of Penzance. He went on to appear in HMS Pinafore and Patience with Seattle G&S.  He has also recently performed in Beauty & The Beast at SFFT and Bye Bye Birdie here at SSR. Marc would like to thank his wife Kimberly, his daughters Ashley & Anna and other friends and family for supporting his theatrical adventures.  

Jaron Boggs (Muleteer) is delighted to be back at SSR and to be part of this wonderful team. Jaron was last seen here in a Christmas Carol. Jaron would like to thank his family for their constant support and hope you all enjoy the show.

Christina Masson Ronquillo (Fermina/Dance Feature) is returning to the SSR stage after most recently being seen as Rosie in "Bye Bye Birdie", and not-being-seen as the choreographer for "A Christmas Carol."  She holds a BFA in Dance Performance & Choreography from WWU, and she performs, choreographs, and stage manages all over the greater-Seattle area.  Favorite roles include: Ginger ("Zombie Prom"), Snoopy ("A Charlie Brown Christmas"), & Anna ("Spring Awakening").  Love as always to Dan & Cody!

Alexandria Mann (Portia/Dance Feature) I am excited to be a part of this production of Man of La Mancha.  I have been dancing since the age of 3 and have always found joy in expressing myself through movement.  Many thanks to my supportive family.  Enjoy the show!

MEET THE PRODUCTION TEAM (bios as provided)

Christopher Nardine (Director/Choreographer) Chris has been directing, choreographing, and performing for 48 years, starting at the University of Connecticut where he earned a BFA in Music and a BS in Music Education. Previous shows he has directed at SecondStory Rep are Chicago, How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying and A Little Night Music. Other favorites include Company (Sapphire Productions), Cabaret and 110 In the Shade (Seattle Musical Theater), Guys and Dolls (Tacoma Little Theater, Seattle Musical Theater), Hello, Dolly (Tacoma Little Theater), Pirates of Penzance (Seattle Gilbert and Sullivan) and Die Fledermaus, Daughter of the Regiment and The Merry Widow (Tacoma Opera, Seattle G&S). Chris studied dance at Harford Ballet Co., Pacific NW Ballet, Spectrum Dance, That’s Jazz and The Studio in Issaquah among others. He has taught jazz and tap dance as well as various workshops in musical theater and auditioning.

MAINSTAGE: SEASON 20
Celebrating Twenty Years of Theater in Redmond!

 

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$30 (no additional fees applied)
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$29 Adult | $
24 Senior (60+)/Student/Educator/Military

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