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Impossible Dreams Lift Spirits This Tense Season

Theater: ‘Man of La Mancha’
Alexis Vournazos, Fred Rueck, John Ponzini and Chris Marker star in “Man of La Mancha” at TheatreWorks New Milford. Photo by Richard Pettibone

Let’s presume, for a moment, that Francis Daley brought “Man of La Mancha” to TheatreWorks New Milford because he had the innate sense that we all needed reassurance that at this point in time, it is mandatory “to dream the impossible dream.” If you add to that presumption that Daley actually “pitched” the idea of Dale Wasserman, Joe Darion and Mitch Leigh’s timeless musical as the final offering of the 2018 season over a year ago, then the audience owes him a special round of applause.

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