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Man of La Manchin


Categories: Comedy & Improv, Music, Theater

Dates: September 21, 2022 - September 30, 2022

Run Time: 60 mins

Venue: MAAS Building Studio


Democratic Senator Joe Manchin III is eaten alive in this new comedic musical that’s not at all based on Man of La Mancha. Absurd, grotesque, and for legal purposes, 100% satire, Manchin serves up a radical dish that just might feed the soul of a nation in need of liberation.

Nick Jonczak

Nick is a playwright, director, and producer of more than 20 original, full-length, live productions, including massive outdoor performance events, sprawling immersive adventures, and intimate, experimental plays. He's a founding co-producer of the Cannonball Festival (, his Re-United States Theatre Project (RUST) was a finalist for the Creative Capital Award, and his solo gay Tarot cabaret, Doppelbanger, was selected for curation in the Cincinnati Fringe Festival and the international United Solo Festival, and was presented by The Tank in NYC. He's worked in executive administration for Arena Stage, the Barrymore Award-winning Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, and Impossible Theatre Company, which he founded. He's a current member of the NYC-based playwrights collective CutEdge. He holds a BA in Theater Activism and a certificate in ensemble-devised physical theatre from the Pig Iron School for Advanced Performance Training.


Written by Nick Jonczak
Music by Laura Lizcano and James Allen
Lyrics by Laura Lizcano, James Allen, and Nick Jonczak

Co-Directed by Reva Stover and Nick Jonczak
Featuring Kiana Clarke and Jeff Evans


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