The Fantasticks
Click Here for More Articles on The Fantasticks

Photo Flash: 'The Fantasticks' Hosts Couple's 40th Anniversary

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).  

Romance first blossomed 40 years ago when a young soldier and nurse met on a blind date at a performance of the beloved musical The Fantasticks, then playing at the Sullivan Street Playhouse.  Soon after, the young couple was married and The Fantasticks has carried a special place in their hearts all these years.  The daughter of the couple made arrangements for the Wilds to meet the cast following the performance and Tom Jones, co-creator and star, delivered a touching toast to the couple at the curtain call.

The Fantasticks is in performances at the Snapple Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theater now through February 24.  Tickets are $76, with a special $36 ticket price for selected seating on Sunday evening performances, and can be purchased through at (212) 307-4100.

The playing schedule for the final 2 weeks of The Fantasticks is as follows: Monday at 8 pm, Tuesday at 7 pm, Wednesday at 2 pm and 8 pm, Saturday at 2 pm and 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm and 7 pm.

For more information, please visit

Photos courtesy The Fantasticks

Bainie Wild and Larry Wild celebrated their Wedding Anniversary at The Fantasticks, where they first met on a blind-date 40 years ago

Julie Craig, Bainie Wild and Larry Wild, and Jordan Nichols

Tom Jones with Bainie Wild and Larry Wild

buy tickets

Related Articles

From This Author BWW

Before you go...