Ocean Professional Theatre Company presents Man of LaMancha from June 19th through July 8th. The production stars John Davidson as Don Quixote with Broadway Producer and actress Heather Provost as Aldonza, as well as Rick Grossman as Sancho.
Rick Grossman, nephew of Irving Jacobson will be performing the role of Sancho Panza along with John Davidson as Don Quixote and Heather Provost as Aldonza. Irving Jacobson originated the role of Sancho on Broadway in 1965 and went on to recreate the role in subsequent Broadway revival in 1972.
The production is directed By Andrew Glant Linden and features Scenic Design by David Esler, Lighting Design by Jeff Greenberg, and Musical Direction by Michael McAssey.
Inspired by Miguel de Cervantes’ seventeenth century masterpiece Don Quixote, this play within a play performed by Cervantes and his fellow prisoners tells the passionate and poignant tale of a noble knight who lives in a world of madness and cannot see that chivalry has died. His holy quest is a mission of salvation to find compassion not for himself but for others. The score is a musical delight, and contains one of the most moving moments in musical theatre as Don Quixote relates his personal credo in The Impossible Dream.
Tickets are $35.00 adult; $20.00 children 12 and under. For tickets go online at www.oceantheatre.org, or call (609) 312-8306. All shows will play Bengal Theatre, located at 180 Bengal Blvd, Barnegat, NJ.