The Fantasticks, Off-Broadway's Longest-Running Musical
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The last date listed for The Fantasticks was Thursday September 26, 2013 / 8:00pm.
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Based on the 1971 film starring Ruth Gordon and Bud Cort, Harold and Maude is a wacky and romantic black comedy that captures the sweet but unconventional relationship between a young man and a much older woman as they try to defy a world gone mad. When Harold, a rich young man obsessed with death, meets Maude, a 79-year-old woman with a love of life at a stranger's funeral, an unusual romance is born in this touching tale about a most unique pair. Learn More
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Featured review from K.L.
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On the whole, I'm glad to have seen this production of The Fantasticks, because I really enjoy the story and the music, but the quality was only so-so. I saw it on 9/5/13, which I believe was the first night tickets were available, so perhaps some of the unevenness will be smoothed out and some of the weak points improved over the course of the run. The actors playing Luisa and El Gallo were the strongest in a cast of varying acting, singing, and dancing capabilities. Their scenes and the ones involving the parents were among the most enjoyable. One of the biggest disappointments, on the other hand, was the virtual lack of chemistry between Luisa and Matt, which took almost all charm and enchantment out of their pivotal scenes. Also, the actor playing Matt did not have much oomph behind his signing, so, even though he sang the songs nicely, his singing seemed weak, and that lowered the energy level of his scenes. I'm relieved to have seen this performance with discounted tickets, because I fear I would have felt cheated had I paid full price, especially given the much higher quality theatre I've seen elsewhere for the same price.
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Book and lyrics by Tom Jones
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