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Snapple Theater Center

The Fantasticks

The Fantasticks , Snapple Theater Center, NYC Show Poster
Theater
Snapple Theater Center

1627 Broadway
New York, NY 10019

Duration
2hrs, 5mins
1 Intermission
Important Dates
Opening
Aug 16, 2006
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Story

What Is the Story of The Fantasticks?
Beloved by theatergoers for 50 years, The Fantasticks is a musical allegory about the romance of a young couple, Matt and Luisa, who find their relationship tested by their meddling fathers and a bandit narrator known as El Gallo. There isn’t much of a plot beyond boy meets girl, boy loses girl, and boy gets girl back—but the charm of The Fantasticks is in its poetic innocence coupled with a now-classic score by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt that includes “Try to Remember” and “Soon it’s Gonna Rain.”