Quixote Nuevo

Quixote Nuevo

Quixote Nuevo

September 19 – October 13, 2019

By Octavio Solis
Directed by KJ Sanchez
A reimagining of Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes
Quixote Nuevo is produced in association with Huntington Theatre Company and Alley Theatre.

Quixote Nuevo is set in the fictional modern-day border town of La Plancha, Texas, where Don Quixote loses himself in stories of chivalrous escapades and embarks upon a quest of imagination, adventure, and Tejano music. Along the way he recruits a hapless but trusty sidekick in his search for lost love. As the community wrestles with containing Quixote’s fantasies, he, his family and friends discover the joys and perils of being the hero of your own story.

Important Info

Approximate Running Time
2 hours and 30 minutes with one 15-minute intermission

Recommended Age


All photos by T. Charles Erickson.

Related Events

HPL @ Hartford Stage

Hartford Public Library and Hartford Stage invite you to dig deeper into the world of the plays onstage. Use your Connecticut town library card to check out a book from the HPL @ Hartford Stage library kiosk located in the lower lobby of the theatre near Guest Services.

A Little Harmless Fun: Playwright Octavio Solis Discusses Quixote Nuevo (Mark Twain House)

September 23, 7:00 – 9:00 PM

Veteran arts writer Frank Rizzo  talks with Quixote Nuevo playwright Octavio Solis about his work. Solis will also read excerpts from Retablos: Stories of a Life Lived Along the Border, a memoir of his life growing up in El Paso, Texas, which will be available for sale and signing after the discussion. Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue, Hartford.  Tickets: $10 »

AfterWords Discussion

October 1, 2 and 8

Join members of the cast and our Artistic staff for a free discussion, immediately following select 7:30 pm performances on Tuesday or 2:00 pm Wednesday matinees. FREE

Sunday Afternoon Discussion

September 29

Speakers: Emilio Delgado and Juan Amador from the cast of Quixote Nuevo. Immediately following the 2:00 pm Matinee. FREE.


Sancho Panza/ Manny Dias
Juan Manuel Amador

Cardenio/Padre Perez
Orlando Arriaga

Papa Calaca
Hugo E. Carbajal

Dulcinea/Dr. Campos
Gisela Chípe

Emilio Delgado

Gianna DiGregorio Rivera

Krystal Hernandez

Bruno/Young Quijano/Yard Sale Guy/Calaca
Ivan Jasso

Socorro Santiago


Octavio Solis

KJ Sanchez

Scenic Designer
Takeshi Kata

Costume Designer
Rachel Healy

Lighting Designer
Brian Lilienthal

Composer & Sound Designer
David R. Molina

Eduardo Robledo

Music Director
Jesse Sanchez

Fight Director
Ted Hewlett

Vocal & Dialect Coach
Robert Ramirez

Casting Director
Alaine Aldaffer

Stage Manager
Rob Chikar 

Assistant Stage Manager
Kasson Marroquin


Lead Sponsor

The Edward C. & Ann B. Roberts Foundation


The Mandell-Braunstein Family