Cast / Vocal Requirements

Man of La Mancha

PRINCIPALS

(5 female; 6 male)

Aldonza—Dulcinea
Antonia—Alonso’s niece
Fermina—Moorish Girl dancer
Maria—Innkeeper’s wife
Housekeeper—employee of Alonso
Miguel de Cervantes (Don Quixote and Alonso Quijana)
Sancho Panza—manservant
Barber
Padre
Dr. Sanson Carrasco—Antonia’s fiancé and Knight of the Mirrors
Innkeeper

 

SUPPORTING CHARACTERS

Captain of the Inquisition—played by a prisoner
Governor—played by a prisoner
Duke—played by a prisoner
Four Attendants to the Knight—played by prisoners
Seven Muleteers: Jose, Tenorio, Paco, Juan, Anselmo, Pedro and a Guitar Player—prisoners

 

ENSEMBLE

Soldiers
Prisoners
Prison Guards
Gypsies (Moors)
Men of the Inquisition

 

COMMENTS

The original Broadway production had a cast of 23 performers, including chorus. Doubling was employed, including as indicated above.

VOCAL REQUIREMENTS

Miguel de Cervantes (Don Quixote and Alonso Quijana)—Tenor/High Baritone
Sancho—Tenor
Padre—Tenor/High Baritone
Anselmo—Tenor (+ Falsetto)
Carrasco—Baritone/Tenor
Barber—Tenor
Innkeeper—Baritone
Aldonza—Mezzo-Soprano
Antonia—Soprano
Housekeeper
—Alto (but needs high range)

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