VP 2010 The Fantasticks

The Fantasticks

Written By: Harvey Schmidt & Tom Jones
Directed by: Paul Palmisano

Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.
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Since it’s opening in May, 1960, at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in New York, and its subsequent revival at the Snapple Theatre Center, The Fantasticks has become the longest running production of any kind in the history of American theatre. Continuing its run in New York City, please visit www.FantasticsOnBroadway.com.

Run of Show

“The Fantasticks” ran May 7-22, 2010, Thursday through Saturday at 8:00pm

The Fantasticks Play Synopsis

The Fantasticks! – the longest running musical in the history of theatre. Based loosely on “Les Romanesques” by Edmond Rostand, The Fantasticks! opened in New York City on May 3, 1960 and played 17,162 performances before closing January 13, 2002 … 42 years! There are a number of familiar songs such as “Try To Remember.”

Program

The Program for this show can be viewed by clicking Fantasticks (pdf) (Requires Adobe Reader)

The People …

Leading Roles
in order of appearance

El Gallo (Narrator) Dave Dysard
Luisa (The Girl) Emily Applebaum
Matt (The Boy) Andy Dysard
Hucklebee (Matt’s Father) David Engel
Bellomy (Luisa’s Father) Tom Wagner
Henry (Old Actor) Larry Farley
Mortimer (Man Who Dies) Paul Palmisano
The Mute Matthew Oster

Program Staff

Director Paul Palmisano
Producer Rich Chesko, Jr. & Jean Mills
Choreographers Lindsey Denham
Keyboard Christine Ehinger
Vocal Coach Brenda Sweeney
Set Design Brad Ray
Stage Managers Debbie Marinik & Laurie Mix
Lighting Designer J. Judson Lohman
Lighting Crew Andrew Black, Rich Chesko, Jr, David Hutte, Larry Janney, Marc Malley, & Laurie Mix
Costumes Becky Farley, Jean Mills, Elizabeth Piel, and Cast
Props Joyce Calmes
Prop Crew Jean Brown, Ernie Brown, Joyce Calmes, Laura Ordorica, Joyce Rupley, Mary Wagner, & Bob Yarger
Set Construction Brad Ray
Scenic Art Brad Riker
Set Dressing Brad Riker
Painters and Dutchers Lisa Cromwell, Jean Mills, & Brad Riker
Bookholder Marc Malley
Program Jake Gordy, Laura Hansen, & Frank Venda
Program Art & Cover Design H.O.T. Graphics
Production Logo and Posters Music Theatre International
House Manager Ann Veasey
Box Office Ann Veasey
Box Office Staff Kimberley Bruggemann, Pam Engle, Sandy Fry, Darlene Hatfield, Barbara Heindel, Sue Holliger, Debbie Krieger, Dianne Nowakowski, Jinny Patterson, Susan Rice, & Judy Wiederhold
Program Printing The Copy Center
Marquee Signs Derek Hansen
Cast Photography Frank Venda
Special Thanks Ottawa Hills High School

 

The Show!

Act I

Try To Remember …………………………………………….El Gallo & Compay
Much More………………………………………………………. Luisa
Metaphor…………………………………………………………. Matt & Luisa
Never Say No…………………………………………………… Hucklebee & Bellomy
It Depends On What You Pay……………………………. El Gallo, Huckelbee, & Bellomy
Soon It’s Gonna Rain……………………………………….. Matt & Luisa
Abduction Ballet………………………………………………. Company
Happy Ending…………………………………………………. Company

Act II

This Plum Is Too Ripe……………………………………… Matt, Luisa, Hucklebee, & Bellomy
I Can See It…………………………………………………….. El Gallo & Matt
Plant A Radish………………………………………………… Hucklebee & Bellomy
Much More Reprise…………………………………………. Luisa
Round And Round…………………………………………… El Gallo, Luisa, Hucklebee, Bellomy, Henry, & Mortimer
Beyond That Road………………………………………….. El Gallo & Matt
They Were You………………………………………………. Matt & Luisa
Metaphor Reprise…………………………………………… Matt & Luisa
Try To Remember Reprise……………………………… El Gallo, Matt, Luisa, Hucklebee, & Bellomy