The Fantasticks

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan is launching a national tour of THE FANTASTICKS that reimagines the classic show with a steampunk sensibility. Talk about a time-proven audience-pleaser! “Try to Remember” a time when this charming, romantic musical wasn’t enchanting audiences around the world. THE FANTASTICKS is the world’s longest-running production of any kind, and with good reason: at [...]

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“Try to Remember the kind of September, when grass was green and grain was yellow…” THE FANTASTICKS is the longest-running production of any kind in the world, and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a [...]

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Sports fans mark May 3 as the day Joltin’ Joe Di Maggio (and future Mr. Marilyn Monroe) made his major league debut with the New York Yankees in 1936. Historians will tell you that May 3 was the day that Washington, D.C. became incorporated as a city. But to musical theater enthusiasts, May 3 means [...]

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In the second installment of our Marquee Q & A Series, actress Whitney Bashor catches up with MTI’s Tyler Paul to  discuss THE FANTASTICKS, EDGES, and more… Whitney Bashor, a young actress who has enjoyed a slew of reputable regional productions (LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA, EDGES) and New York workshop productions (WHITE NOISE, DISNEY’S HIGH [...]

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This year, the off-Broadway hit THE FANTASTICKS celebrated its 50th anniversary.  As part of our ongoing coverage of this theatrical milestone, we’re happy to bring you MTI’s Ken Kleiber who got some exclusive footage of the performance, creative team, and original actors! Video #1: The cast welcomed back the show’s creator Tom Jones to reprise the role of [...]

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The original production of THE FANTASTICKS opened on May 3, 1960 at the Sullivan Street Playhouse – a small theatre in New York’s Greenwich Village.   The musical tradition created by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt continues to this day.  THE FANTASTICKS is now running strong at the Snapple Theatre and is set to begin [...]

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Help Us Celebrate with a Special $39 Ticket Offer! MTI wants to Congratulate Nick Spangler, back as Matt in THE FANTASTICKS here in New York after his “AMAZING” victory with his sister in THE AMAZING RACE! We don’t know how he’s managed to keep it all a secret since the television reality show finished taping [...]

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