“Man of LaMancha,” the classic Tony Award-winning musical, is playing at Timber Lake Playhouse through Sunday, Aug. 18.
“Man of LaMancha” stars Broadway veteran William Michals as Don Quixote (“South Pacific,” “Beauty and the Beast”) who will be in concert on the Timber Lake Playhouse main stage at 4 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17.
The concert will feature Michals singing from the American Songbook as well as classic songs from some of the most recognizable musicals of the last 50 years He will be accompanied by TLP Music Director Michael McBride and a three-piece band.
Michals’ Saturday, Aug. 17, concert runs about 90 minutes. Tickets for the concert are $15 for TLP subscribers and $20 for the general public. They can be purchased at the TLP box office in person or by calling 815-244-2035.
For more information or to purchase tickets to “Man of LaMancha,” visit the TLP website at www.timberlakeplayhouse.org or call the box office which is open 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday and until intermission on show days.
Starring at Lincoln Center as Emile De Becque in the landmark revival of Rodgers and Hammerstein's “South Pacific,” Michals made his Broadway debut as "The Beast" in Disney's “Beauty and the Beast,” performing opposite Andrea McArdle, Deborah Gibson and Toni Braxton, and later returned to play Gaston in the same production.
His career has continued in such roles as Javert in “Les Misérables,” Billy Flynn in “Chicago,” Don Quixote in “Man of La Mancha,” Harold Hill in “The Music Man,” Captain von Trapp in “The Sound Of Music,” the title role in “Phantom” and most recently appearing in “Bright Star” on Broadway.
A recipient of the prestigious Anselmo Award, Michals also earned recognition by Chicago's "Jeff" and the National Star awards for his portrayal of Chauvelin in the national company of “The Scarlet Pimpernel.”