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The Fantasticks Reviews

Segerstrom Stage, South Coast Repertory (Costa Mesa, CA)

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4.8 average rating
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337 reviews
508 stars
attended May 12 2013

My first time seeing this production and it seemed to be performed very well, I just thought the source material was a bit long and repetitive. The two others I attended this with enjoyed the magic and were entertained, so I think I can recommend...continued

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49 reviews
63 stars
attended May 14 2013

This is apparently a new presentation of a classic, but I never saw it before so I'm not entirely sure what the new parts are. It may be the magic tricks and illusions throughout the show... if that's what's new, bravo! It really added to the...continued

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18 reviews
29 stars
attended May 15 2013

I have seen many productions of The Fantastics over the years, and it is one of my favorite "small" musicals. SCR's rates as one of the best I've seen! The show is usually performed in a small theatre of 99 seats or less with very basic scenery...continued

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16 reviews
8 stars
attended May 14 2013

Great performance, intimate surroundings

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11 reviews
2 stars
attended May 16 2013

Wonderful production, with Broadway caliber performances. A thoroughly delightful evening at the theatre.

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5 reviews
2 stars
attended May 19 2013

Wow, just...wow! I had such an amazing night seeing this show for the first time! Kudos to the small cast for putting on quite the show. And the illusions were really neat touches, always complimenting the scenes taking place rather than drawing...continued

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3 reviews
0 stars
attended May 12 2013

I have seen "The Fantasticks" many times in the past (who hasn't), but the cast and production of this delightful musical at the Segerstrom Stage South Coast Repertory in May of 2013 was unbelievable! The incorporation of stage magic along with...continued

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3 reviews
5 stars
attended May 19 2013

The performances were uniformly superb. Every character was spot-on. I've seen "The Fantasticks" 3 times since the 1970's in San Francisco, and this was the most original and best-acted production.

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