The fantastic
4.8 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from Albert Rowuin

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

reviewed May 12 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Dean Mancina

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

reviewed May 14 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Steve

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

reviewed May 15 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Tedi Godard

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

reviewed May 16 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Paul F.

Great performance, intimate surroundings

reviewed May 14 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

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

reviewed May 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Jerry Rubinstein

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.

reviewed May 19 2013 report as inappropriate
Review from Goldstar Member

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

reviewed May 12 2013 report as inappropriate