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Man Of La Mancha Auditions-Cleveland, OH - Casting ID # 1563739
Project Type Live Event Submission Type Open Call
Location Cleveland, OH Union Non-union
Rate/Pay n/a Release Date 01-03-18
Audition Date 05-21-18 Submission deadline 05-20-18
Casting Category Theatre - Non-Equity
Based on The Adventures of Don Quixote, by Miguel the Cervantes y Saavedra, Man of La Mancha is a comic tragedy of mankind's struggle to better both himself and the world in which he lives. When Cervantes started writing he intended a satirical burlesque of the then fashionable novels of chivalry; gradually the author's sympathies changed, ad the novel developed into a deeper, broader and more compassionate account of the adventures of and eccentric idealist in a hostile, greedy and cynical world, which leads the reader to the conclusion that if Don (Quixote is a fool it is because the world does not live up to his ideals. This feeling is perfectly reflected in this beautiful musical version of the story. beautiful musical version of

Role # 1 Aldonza
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Strong mezzo soprano with belt. Raw, gutsy, edgy. She is a kitchen wench/prostitute who Quixote tries to make into a lady. Guarded, defiant, a survivor. Beneath her tough exterior is a woman with a noble, gentle heart who has given up hope.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 2 Sancho Panza
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Strong character bari-tenor. Devoted and loyal, he has been Cervantes / Quixote’s manservant and caretaker for many years. Sancho is funny, curious, greedy, loving and vacillates between feelings of compassion and skepticism for his master. While he often acts out of cowardliness and ignorance, he possesses his own folky wisdom.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 3 Dr. Carrasco/The Duk
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Baritone. Antonia’s fiancé. A man of science and reason. He thinks Don Quixote is a madman and insists that he return home for treatment. Arrogant, analytical, and refined.


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 4 Padre
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Lyric tenor. A kind, thoughtful, sympathetic but passive Catholic priest. He is well-intentioned, but not strong enough to stand fully behind his beliefs.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 5 Antonia
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Soprano. Quixote’s niece and Dr. Carrasco’s fiancée. A seemingly sweet and caring young woman who is actually deeply selfish and calculating.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 6 The Innkeeper/Govern
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

A large and powerful man. He is kind as the Innkeeper, a gentle giant, but as the Governor he is the leader of the inmate society in the prison.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 7 Dr. Carrasco/Duke
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

As the character of the Duke he is the sidekick to the Governor; however, as Dr. Carrasco, he is Antonia’s fiancé. A scientist who thinks Don Quixote is mad and insists that he come home and be treated for his malady.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 8 Maria
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Alto character voice. The exasperated wife of the Innkeeper. She sees, and expects, the worst of all who enter the inn. Could double with the Housekeeper.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 9 Housekeeper
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Soprano/mezzo. Quixote’s self-righteous, fastidious housekeeper. She cares for Quixote deeply, and has fantasies of a romantic relationship with him.


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Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 10 The Barber
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Funny. He travels the countryside and peddles shaves. He isknown by everyone. Character baritone


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Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 11 Muleteers
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

Strong, masculine highwaymen. Men of size and stature. They are murderers, rapist and thieves who await their death in prison.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Male
Age: from 18 to 60

Role # 12 Moorish Girl/Flamenc
Seeking 1 talent(s) for this role

She has lived life. Dancer with knowledge of the Flamenco style but not necessary.


Searchable talent specs :

Gender: Female
Age: from 18 to 60