A gem of the American theater, The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world – running over over 50 years in Manhattan and entrancing generations of audiences the world over.
The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical tale about a boy, a girl, and their two parents who try to keep them apart. The narrator, El Gallo, originally played by Jerry Orbach, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart, and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo’s words that “without a hurt, the heart is hollow”. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
The famous score, which includes the classics Try To Remember, They Were You and Soon It’s Gonna Rain, is as timeless as the story itself.
No show Easter Sunday, April 1; Replacement show on Saturday, March 31st at 2pm
Director: Jacqueline Hubbard
Choreographer: Brian Feehan
Stage Manager: James Joseph Clark*
Scenic Designer: Martin Scott Marchitto
Sound Designer: Tate R. Burmeister
Costume Designer: Elizabeth Cipollina
* member of Actors Equity
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