Theater: Quixote by Quixote

Man of La Mancha. Cervantes had the seer's vision and the toughness of mind 40 know what was dead about his time. The age of chivalry did not realize that it was finished until it read its inspired obituary, Don Quixote. Thus it is a travesty to pretend to honor Cervantes with Man of La Mancha, a romantic operetta that resembles nothing so much as Don Quixote as it might have been written by Don Quixote.

This "musical play" plants Cervantes in the dungeons of the Inquisition and pivots on the device of having him...

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