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Snapple Theater Center / Jerry Orbach Theater (New York, NY)
210 West 50th Street


Two hours and five minutes, with one intermission

Mondays: 8:00pm
Tuesdays: 8:00pm
Wednesdays: 2:00pm
Fridays: 8:00pm
Saturdays: 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sundays: 3:00pm and 7:30pm

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Photo Coverage: Soap Star Peter Reckell Joins the Cast of THE FANTASTICKS!Photo Coverage: Soap Star Peter Reckell Joins the Cast of THE FANTASTICKS!
by Walter McBride - Sep 2, 2016

Peter Reckell, the Emmy nominated actor best known for playing Bo Brady, a role he originated in 1981 on the NBC drama Days of Our Lives, will take on the role of the suave and charismatic El Gallo when he joins the cast of the long running musical The Fantasticks in a limited engagement that begins on September 5th and runs through September 25th the show's producers, Al Parinello and Catherine Russell announced today. This isn't the first time the he's performed in the show. Mr. Reckell played the role of The Mute (and covered The Boy) 35 years ago, in the Sullivan Street Production. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEND IN THE ROAD's Martin Vidnovic and Alison Woods Visit THE FANTASTICKSPhoto Flash: BEND IN THE ROAD's Martin Vidnovic and Alison Woods Visit THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

BEND IN THE ROAD, a new musical comedy, is an official selection of the New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF) 2013 Next Link Project. The shows stars, Martin Vidnovic and Alison Woods, recently caught a performance of the world's longest-running musical The Fantasticks at the Snapple Theater Center. Both have strong ties to the show as Martin starred as Bellomy in this current revival and he played El Gallo in the original Sullivan Street Playhouse production in the 1970s. And Alison was selected by director Jason Alexander to play the leading role of Luisa in his all-star production of The Fantasticks at Reprise with Eric McCormack and Lucas Grabeel. Scroll down for photos of the stars backstage! (more...)

Photo Flash: Aaron Carter Celebrates 25th Birthday with THE FANTASTICKSPhoto Flash: Aaron Carter Celebrates 25th Birthday with THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2012

Aaron Carter celebrated his 25th Birthday last night, Dec. 7, with fans and the cast of The Fantasticks. Carter stars as the boy Matt in The Fantasticks, the world's longest running musical. After The Fantasticks, Carter graced the audience with a couple of songs on the piano. The cast and fans then sang "Happy Birthday" as Carter blew out candles on his cake and fans swarmed the star with gifts and warm wishes for his 25th birthday. Check out photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Wanted & Jonathan Knight Visit THE FANTASTICKSPhoto Flash: The Wanted & Jonathan Knight Visit THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012

European boy band The Wanted (Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness and Nathan Sykes) and New Kids on the Block member Jonathan Knight went to see Aaron Carter in The Fantasticks last night, August 21. Check out a photo of the whole gang backstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Composer Harvey Schmidt Visits THE FANTASTICKSPhoto Flash: Composer Harvey Schmidt Visits THE FANTASTICKS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012

Harvey Schmidt, the celebrated composer of The Fantasticks, visited the show for the first time in more than twenty years on Saturday, June 16, 2012. After the performance, Schmidt met with the cast including television veteran John Davidson and triple platinum recording artist Aaron Carter. Check out photos of Schmidt with the cast below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Aaron Carter in Rehearsal for THE FANTASTICKS!Photo Coverage: Aaron Carter in Rehearsal for THE FANTASTICKS!
by Walter McBride - Nov 5, 2011

Triple-Platinum Recording Artist Aaron Carter, who burst onto the pop music scene in the late nineties, will join the cast of The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical, on Monday, November 7, 2011. BroadwayWorld brings you photo coverage of Carter in rehearsals below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tyne Daly Visits THE FANTASTICKSPhoto Coverage: Tyne Daly Visits THE FANTASTICKS
by Peter James Zielinski - Oct 31, 2008

Tony Award winner and Emmy Award winner Tyne Daly stopped by to catch a matinee performance of The Fantasticks, after the show she went backstage to greet the cast. BroadwayWorld's cameras caught the fun as the cast met the acting icon. (more...)

Photo Coverage Exclusive: The Fantasticks' Nick Spangler Takes An 'Amazing Race'Photo Coverage Exclusive: The Fantasticks' Nick Spangler Takes An 'Amazing Race'
by Walter McBride - Sep 9, 2008

The Fantasticks star Nick Spangler is about to take the greatest adventure of his life as he becomes a competitor on the hit CBS reality series, 'The Amazing Race', joining him as his teammate will be his sister, Dallas Cowboys cheerleader Starr Spangler. The Amazing Race Season 13 premieres on CBS September 28th at 8pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'The Fantasticks' Hosts Couple's 40th Anniversary
by BWW - Feb 12, 2008

On Saturday, February 9, 2008, Bainie and Larry Wild, a happy couple from Connecticut celebrated their 40th Wedding Anniversary at The Snapple Theatre Center (50th Street at Broadway). (more...)

Photo Flash: 'The Fantasticks' Donate with 'Good Morning America'
by BWW - Jan 15, 2008

On Tuesday, January 15, 2008, Douglas Ullman, Jr. and Julie Craig, stars of the hit Off-Broadway show The Fantasticks, donated coats to their neighbors at 'Good Morning America' for the 'Warm Coats, Warm Hearts,' program, which is dedicated to helping those in need during the cold winter season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mayor Bloomberg Rings in New Year at 'The Fantasticks'
by BWW - Jan 1, 2008

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly rang in the New Year with the Off-Broadway musical, 'The Fantasticks.' (more...)

Photo Flash: Off-Bway in Union Square Nov.30
by BWW - Dec 4, 2007

On November 30, the casts of several Off-Broadway plays including Altar Boyz, The Fantasticks and My Mother's Italian, My Father's Jewish & I'm In Therapy! raised the curtain on four fantastic Fridays of Off-Broadway performances at the Holiday Market in Union Square. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'The Fantasticks' Celebrates 500th Performance
by BWW - Nov 5, 2007

The new Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks celebrated 500th performance on Saturday, November 3, 2007. The beloved, musical love story plays at the Snapple Theater Center in the newly dedicated Jerry Orbach Theater. (more...)


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