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by Carol Kassie - Sep 4, 2015
When The Fantasticks opened at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich Village on May 3rd, 1960, no one, least of all its creators, had any idea this simple yet stylistic musical would become the longest lasting production in theatrical history, running in its original incarnation for 42 years, and 17,162 performances.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2010
The SF Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) announces change in summer programming. The previously announced show The Full Monty, will be replaced by The Fantasticks. All tickets issued continue to be valid, only the show has changed.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2018
'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
by Alan Henry - Sep 26, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival! Check out the photos below!
by Alan Henry - Sep 25, 2018
BroadwayWorld has a first look at THE FANTASTICKS at ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival! Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015
Paradise Theatre announces seven family-friendly and diverse musicals for its 2015-2016 Season as they launch capital campaign 'Act Local' to save the arts on the Peninsula by creating a new performing arts and education center in Gig Harbor.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018
'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2020
Theatre Now New York will present SOUND BITES Streaming Live, an event showcasing six new 10-minute musicals, on November 13th and 20th at 8pm. Each evening will feature three new musicals and interviews with their creators. The presentations are free to attend.
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 19, 2017
King Ave Players is proud to present 'The Fantasticks' at King Ave United Methodist Church! Come and join us for this fabulous show, refreshments, and a free will offering. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged. Free childcare will be available on Friday and Sunday. Performances run October 19th thru 22nd and are 7:30pm nightly with a 3pm matinee on Sunday. All performances are at King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH. Childcare is available during the Friday evening and Sunday matinee performances. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 25, 2019
Asia Society New York is excited to host the North American premiere of the renowned chamber opera a?oeMila,a?? a thrilling performance about the plight of Hong Kong's domestic workers. The performance will be sung in English, Cantonese and Tagalog.
by Giordana Segneri - May 4, 2014
In New York, the show is enjoying a successful Off-Broadway revival at another theater, and in Columbia, Rep Stage is celebrating the production's 54th anniversary (as of May 3) with a sweet, whimsical production that is every bit as enchanting as the one that swept 13-year-old me off my feet.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 27, 2021
Theater Now New York, one of the nation’s leading producers of original short form musicals, announced the full lineup and cast for the second night of SOUND BITES Extra Bites, which will stream online Friday, May 28th at 7pm. 
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014
Steps Off Broadway announces that they have extended the run of their current production, The Fantasticks, by Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt. This is the world's longest running musical, running for over 52 years in Manhattan and around the world. It has been called one of the most charming and enchanting shows ever written.
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 27, 2010
The SF Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) announces casting for its summer show, The Fantasticks .
by Alan Henry - May 25, 2018
THE FANTASTICKS is coming to The Vortex Theatre from July 6 to August 6 on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014
Steps Off Broadway announces their next production, The Fantasticks, by Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt. This is the world's longest running musical, running for over 52 years in Manhattan, and has been entrancing and mesmerizing generations of audiences the world over. It has been called one of the most charming and enchanting shows ever written.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021
Directed by Eddie Honan, The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy (Tristan Takacs), a girl (Lucinda Fisher), and their two fathers (David McCloughan Jr. & Jonathan Wierzbicki) who try to keep them apart.
by Louisa Brady - May 13, 2014
Steps Off Broadway announces their next production, The Fantasticks, by Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt. This is the world's longest running musical, running for over 52 years in Manhattan, and has been entrancing and mesmerizing generations of audiences the world over. It has been called one of the most charming and enchanting shows ever written.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016
Paradise Theatre presents THE FANTASTICKS, March 11 - April 2, 2016 at their new location, 3114 Judson Street, Downtown Gig Harbor.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2020
Theatre Now has announced that tickets are now on sale for SOUND BITES 7.0, the Seventh Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals. This one-night only event, now in its seventh year, showcases 8 new musicals by up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. SOUND BITES 7.0 will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2019 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2016
Paradise Theatre presents THE FANTASTICKS, March 11 - April 2, 2016 at their new location, 3114 Judson Street, Downtown Gig Harbor.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 10, 2020
Theatre Now has announced that tickets are now on sale for SOUND BITES 7.0, the Seventh Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals. This one-night only event, now in its seventh year, showcases 8 new musicals by up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams. SOUND BITES 7.0 will be held on Wednesday, April 22nd, 2019 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015
"This season is going to be an adventure set to music," says Vicki Richards, Executive Artistic Director of Paradise Theatre, Gig Harbor's only live theater and performing arts education center, "as we launch an entire season of musicals along with our capital campaign, 'Act Local'.  
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 24, 2016
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 15, 2017
Nettle Creek Players, a 501c3 not-for-profit arts organization, on Monday, June 19 will welcome to Hagerstown a troupe of visiting professional theatre artists who will live in the community for five weeks as they prepare and present the Nettle Creek Players 2017 Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season featuring productions of THE FANTASTICKS, THUMBELINA, BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET, and the NCP Young Actors Musical Theatre Workshop.  Performances of THE FANTASTICKS will be at 7:30pm on July 7, 8, 9, 13, 14, 15, 20, 21 & 22 with BROADWAY ON MAIN STREET at 2:00pm on July 9, 16 & 23 and THUMBELINA at 11:00am and 1:00pm on July 15 & 22, 2017.  The Workshop will be offered from July 11-23, 10:00am-3:00pm. 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2010
The SF Playhouse (Bill English, Artistic Director; Susi Damilano, Producing Director) announces change in summer programming. The previously announced show The Full Monty, will be replaced by The Fantasticks. All tickets issued continue to be valid, only the show has changed.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2018
The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival offers a season of live, professional musical theatre productions that run from August to October each year. Our Festival is modeled after the 'summer stock' tradition of staging shows: we use a resident company of actors and artists to create a series of musicals, with an all-new production presented every few weeks across our three-month season.
by Julie Musbach - Jul 9, 2018
'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015
Paradise Theatre announces seven family-friendly and diverse musicals for its 2015-2016 Season as they launch capital campaign 'Act Local' to save the arts on the Peninsula by creating a new performing arts and education center in Gig Harbor.
by Tyler Peterson - Jul 6, 2016
Pleasantville theatre company Arc Stages announces The Fantasticks as the summer show for their Community Stage. The Community Stage is the third wing of a company that also includes a thriving Educational Stage and a professional stage, the Next Stage.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 16, 2019
SecondStory Rep has announced shows for its Season 21 Mainstage Series. With eight shows, including four musicals, there is something for everyone!
by Kimberly Moy - Jul 15, 2013
THE FANTASTICKS boasts a claim of the world's longest running musical. It is also a musical for musical enthusiasts. Though the plot of boy and girl fall in love seems simple enough, first-time audience members may be confused by the intrusive breaks of the fourth wall. The songs and comedy are worth the trip.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020
Citadel Theatre has announced the cast and crew for the third production of its 17th season - THE FANTASTICKS. The world's longest running musical, THE FANTASTICKS tells the story of Matt and Luisa, young next-door neighbors who fall in love precisely because their scheming fathers, knowing the kids will do exactly what they're told NOT to do, have been keeping them apart.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 27, 2020
Broadway veteran, Edward Watts will star as El Gallo in The Link Theatre's inaugural production of Tom Jonesand Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks. Watts previously played the role for more than 1,000 performances in the Off-Broadway production in New York City. The first professional theatre company in Northeast Arkansas, The Link is a new non-profit theater company located in Jonesboro, AR. Broadway veteran Matt Cavenaugh will direct the musical, which will play for three nights only starting Friday, March 6, 2020 at The Glass Factory (313 W Huntington Avenue, Jonesboro, AR). Watts replaces the previously announced Ben Davis who had to exit the production due to conflicts with his shooting schedule.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 25, 2020
Theatre Now has announced the top 8 musical finalists chosen for SOUND BITES 7.0, the Seventh Annual Festival of 10-Minute Musicals. The SOUND BITES 7.0 Adjudication Committee selected the top 8 finalists for this year's festival from a record-breaking number of submissions. This one-night only event, now in its seventh year, will be held on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 7:00pm at Merkin Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67th Street, New York, NY 10023, and showcases 8 new musicals by up-and-coming musical theatre writing teams.
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 17, 2014
Philip Anastassiou, of Tenafly, NJ, was selected to be the featured teen playwright in Stage Scene & Song's 2014 Spring Play Development Program. Teens 13-19 interested in directing, stage management, performance, and design can register now to be a part of the birth and development of Anastassiou's new play, Of Misanthropy, culminating in a NYC Staged Reading in April. 3sPA Program Leaders will oversee the practical and creative development while training participants in the practical and creative aspects of putting up such a Staged Reading.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 13, 2019
Tony Award nominated actor Ben Davis will star as El Gallo in The Link Theatre's inaugural production of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt's The Fantasticks. The first professional theatre company in Northeast Arkansas, The Link is a new non-profit theater company located in Jonesboro, AR. Broadway veteran Matt Cavenaugh will direct the musical, which will play for three nights only starting Friday, March 6, 2020 at The Glass Factory (313 W Huntington Avenue, Jonesboro, AR).
by Carol Kassie - Aug 18, 2015
When The Fantasticks opened at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich Village on May 3rd, 1960, no one, least of all its creators, had any idea this simple yet stylistic musical would become the longest lasting production in theatrical history, running in its original incarnation for 42 years, and 17,162 performances.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Aug 15, 2019
On May 23rd, a new contemporary ballet show, KINTSUGI, ran for one show only at Teater Kecil, Jakarta. It is the brainchild of dancer Elhaq Latief under the banner of ELHAQ LATIEF PRODUCTION and tells the story of a romance that devolves into an abusive relationship. The show is followed with a discussion session with National Commission on Violence Against Women, Komnas Perempuan, and abuse survivor advocacy foundation, Yayasan Pulih.
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 11, 2016
Many years ago he played the role of The Mute and Matt in the Sullivan Street Production of THE FANTASTICKS. Today, Reckell speaks exclusively with BWW about the challenges and rewards of returning to the stage after a thirty-five year absence!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015
Half Moon Theatre opens its inaugural spring season at The Culinary Institute of America with the beloved classic, The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical that has entranced generations of audiences the world over. The Fantasticks will run from April 24-May 10 (weekends only).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017
'Try to Remember' a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world.
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 24, 2020
Broadway's coolest couple are a long-running hit and this 2017 CD release is audible proof.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015
Half Moon Theatre opens its inaugural spring season at The Culinary Institute of America with the beloved classic, The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical that has entranced generations of audiences the world over. The Fantasticks will run from April 24-May 10 (weekends only).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2015
Half Moon Theatre opens its inaugural spring season at The Culinary Institute of America with the beloved classic, The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical that has entranced generations of audiences the world over. The Fantasticks will run from tonight, April 24-May 10 (weekends only). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 23, 2021
Theater Now New York announced today that SOUND BITES, its highly regarded annual festival of 10-minute musicals, will be streamed online for free next month, with the live version returning in May of 2022. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 23, 2021
Theater Now New York, one of the nation's leading producers of original short form musicals, announced today that SOUND BITES, its highly regarded annual festival of 10-minute musicals, will be streamed online for free next month, with the live version returning in May of 2022. 
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2015
Half Moon Theatre opens its inaugural spring season at The Culinary Institute of America with the beloved classic, The Fantasticks, the world's longest-running musical that has entranced generations of audiences the world over. The Fantasticks will run from April 24-May 10 (weekends only). Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast!