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Fantasticks 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Night of a 1,000 Luisas

Fantasticks 50th Anniversary Celebration Continues with Night of a 1,000 Luisas

Long-running off-Broadway hit The Fantasticks will present the benefit concert Night of 1,000 Luisas, a night of song featuring a bevy of performers who've played the role of (yes, you guessed it) show ingenue Luisa on November 4. The event, which will take place at The Fantastick's Jerry Orbach Theater, will feature Luisas from every decade since ...

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Dennis Parlato Headed Off-Broadway in The Fantasticks

Dennis Parlato Headed Off-Broadway in The Fantasticks

Broadway veteran Dennis Parlato will join the cast of off-Broadway’s The Fantasticks as narrating lead El Gallo beginning July 13. Parlato temporarily replaces cast member Lewis Cleale, who will depart the production to appear in Camelot at The Muny Theatre. Parlato will play a limited engagement at the show’s Snapple Theatre through August 2.

Parlato has appeared on Broadway in ...

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Addi McDaniel Joins The Fantasticks; Lewis Cleale Returns

Addi McDaniel and Lewis Cleale will join the cast of off-Broadway's The Fantasticks. McDaniel will take on the role of Luisa while Cleale returns to the production as El Gallo. Both actors begin performances at the Snapple Theatre Center on June 29.

McDaniel has starred as Gabriella in North Shore Music Theatre's production of High School Musical. She ...

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Betsy Morgan to Join Off-Broadway Company of The Fantasticks

Betsy Morgan to Join Off-Broadway Company of The Fantasticks
Betsy Morgan will join the cast of The Fantasticks as Luisa on December 22, replacing Margaret Anne Florence, who will play her final performance on December 17. The hit musical is continuing its run at the Snapple Theatre Center, directed by its librettist, Tom Jones.

Morgan recently played Clara in The Light in the Piazza at Salt Lake City’s ...

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Nick Spangler: Backstage with The Amazing Race

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Scaling two-story cargo nets in Cambodia. Racing across New Delhi in a rickshaw. Binge eating sheep’s buttocks in Kazakhstan. It certainly isn’t the normal itinerary for a young New York actor, especially one starring off-Broadway in a hit musical revival. But Nick Spangler, appearing nightly as romantic hero Matt in The Fantasticks at the Snapple ... Read More...
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Nick Spangler of The Fantasticks Wins The Amazing Race

Nick Spangler of The Fantasticks Wins The Amazing Race
Off-Broadway actor Nick Spangler and his sister Starr will split the $1 million top prize as winners of the latest edition of TV’s The Amazing Race. The Spangler siblings were revealed as the show’s newest champs on the December 7 finale episode. Spangler will be back in the off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, in which he plays romantic ... Read More...
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The Fantasticks to Close Off-Broadway Feb. 24

The Fantasticks to Close Off-Broadway Feb. 24
The Off-Broadway musical revival of The Fantasticks will play its final performance on February 24 at the Snapple Theatre Center's Jerry Orbach Theater. The current production will have played have played 27 previews and 628 regular performances, directed by the show's co-creator, Tom Jones.

A classic coming-of-age story, The Fantasticks tells the story of a young boy and ...

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Moses, Ullman & Bashor Headed Back to The Fantasticks

Burke Moses, Doug Ullman, Jr. and Whitney Bashor are headed back to the off-Broadway revival of The Fantasticks. Moses and Ullman will return to the roles of El Gallo and Matt, respectively, on October 29, and Bashor will return to the role of Luisa on November 5. Moses, who was an original cast member of the current production at the ... Read More...
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New Cast Members Announced for The Fantasticks

New Cast Members Announced for The Fantasticks
The off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks has announced several cast changes in the wake of the departure of American Idol's Anthony Federov, effective July 30. Nick Spangler, who previously played The Mute, will now play Matt, Jordan Nichols will play The Mute and Julie Craig has rejoined the production as Luisa after a stint as Maria in the Barrington ... Read More...
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American Idol Finalist Anthony Fedorov To Join Off-Broadway's Fantasticks

American Idol Finalist Anthony Fedorov To Join Off-Broadway's Fantasticks
Anthony Fedorov will be the next in a series of American Idol contestants to make the leap to the New York stage. The Season Four finalist will step into the role of Matt in off-Broadway's The Fantasticks on May 1 at the Snapple Theater Center. Fedorov replaces current cast member Douglas Ullman, Jr. in the musical.

The Ukrainian-born Fedorov finished ...

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