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John Davidson Returns to The Fantasticks Off-Broadway

John Davidson Returns to The Fantasticks Off-Broadway

John Davidson will return to the The Fantasticks as Bellomy on December 1 at off-Broadway's Snapple Theater Center. The actor played Henry during a recent summer engagement, and previously starred as Matt in the 1964 television adaptation of the musical.

Featuring a book, music and lyrics by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, The Fantasticks tells the story of two neighbors ...

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Ron Bohmer Joins Off-Broadway Company of The Fantasticks as El Gallo

Ron Bohmer Joins Off-Broadway Company of The Fantasticks as El Gallo

Broadway vet Ron Bohmer has joined the off-Broadway revival of The Fantasticks as the dashing narrator and bandit El Gallo. Bohmer, who replaces Jeremiah James, gave his first performance on October 8 at the Snapple Theater Center, joining a cast that includes Aaron Carter and Addi McDaniel as Luisa and Matt, respectively.

Bohmer’s Broadway credits include A Little Night Music ...

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Aaron Carter of The Fantasticks Prepping a New Pop Music Album

Aaron Carter of The Fantasticks Prepping a New Pop Music Album

Aaron Carter has been juggling pop music and stage acting for more than a decade, including a stint as JoJo in Seussical on Broadway and his current role as Matt in off-Broadway’s The Fantasticks. The 24-year-old performer is now working on a new pop album, according to the New York Post.

“My goal is to get it out by December ...

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John Davidson on His Five-Decade History With The Fantasticks and His Dream of Playing Ted Kennedy

John Davidson on His Five-Decade History With The Fantasticks and His Dream of Playing Ted Kennedy

If you’re over 40 (okay, 50), John Davidson needs no introduction. Beginning in the mid-1960s, the handsome, dimpled actor jumped from musicals and Disney movies to headlining in Las Vegas and hosting That’s Incredible, Hollywood Squares and more. One of Davidson’s first screen roles was the young hero Matt in a 1964 TV film of The Fantasticks (Watch the video ...

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John Davidson to Return to The Fantasticks For Five-Week Engagement

John Davidson to Return to The Fantasticks For Five-Week Engagement

TV personality John Davidson will return to the cast of the long-running off-Broadway musical The Fantasticks for a five-week limited engagement. Davidson, who starred as Matt in the 1964 television adaptation of The Fantasticks and in the off-Broadway production as Henry, will return to the role of Henry on July 30. Davidson will remain with the production through September 2 ...

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Jeremiah James Set to Play El Gallo in off-Broadway's The Fantasticks

Jeremiah James Set to Play El Gallo in off-Broadway's The Fantasticks

West End alum Jeremiah James will join the cast of The Fantasticks as El Gallo beginning May 8 at off-Broadway’s Snapple Theater Center. James succeeds Edwards Watts in the classic musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt.

The Fantasticks is the story of two young lovers who are separated when their fathers build a wall between their houses. Featuring a ...

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John Davidson to Appear in The Fantasticks 48 Years After Starring in Film Adaptation

John Davidson to Appear in The Fantasticks 48 Years After Starring in Film Adaptation

John Davidson will join the cast of The Fantasticks as Henry on June 1 at off-Broadway's Snapple Theater Center. Davidson, who starred as Matt in the 1964 TV adaptation of the musical, will play a limited engagement through June 16.



Featuring a book, music and lyrics by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, The Fantasticks concerns two neighboring fathers who ...

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Pop Star Aaron Carter Extends His Run in The Fantasticks

Pop Star Aaron Carter Extends His Run in The Fantasticks

Recording artist and actor Aaron Carter has extended his run playing rebellious young romantic Matt in off-Broadway's The Fantasticks. Carter, who joined the show at the Snapple Theatre Center on November 7, 2011, was originally scheduled to conclude his run on April 22, but will now perform through July 22.

The cast of The Fantasticks also includes Edward Watts, Whitney ...

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Squigs Pens a Whimsical Portrait of Aaron Carter & Company in The Fantasticks

Squigs Pens a Whimsical Portrait of Aaron Carter & Company in The Fantasticks

Broadway.com resident artist Justin “Squigs” Robertson recently basked in the off-Broadway love at the Snapple Theatre Center and created a sketch to capture the mystical mood of The Fantasticks. The world’s longest running musical stars pop singer Aaron Carter as Matt, a lovestruck boy who falls for the lovely Luisa (Juliette Trafton). Squigs details the love affair, and the ...

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Broadway Holiday Flashback! The Fantasticks' Aaron Carter Wants Christmas 'Candy'

Broadway Holiday Flashback! The Fantasticks' Aaron Carter Wants Christmas 'Candy'

Mark off another day on the calendar: the holidays are almost here, and Broadway.com is celebrating the season with festive videos featuring Broadway's biggest stars. Aaron Carter is currently delighting audiences in off-Broadway's long-running romance, The Fantasticks. In 2001 Carter rang in Christmas by appearing in the holiday episode of the Disney Channel's Lizzie McGuire, opposite his former flame ...

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