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The Fantasticks is playing at the freeFall Theatre Company September 22 - October 21, 2018
It’s the longest-running musical in history for a reason. With universal themes and an understated romanticism, The Fantasticks has enchanted audiences for generations. freeFall’s production, employing actor musicians, puppetry, and a variety of other surprising theatrical vocabularies will captivate you with both its nostalgia and its timelessness.
When two fathers decide to drive their children together by pretending to be in a feud, they build a wall between their two homes. This ploy works like a charm, but happy endings are seldom ever-after. Matt’s longing for adventure and Luisa’s listless dreaming threaten to tear them asunder. With help from the enigmatic El Gallo, the lovers and their loving fathers may yet find a path to happily ever after.
book by Tom Jones, music by Harvey Schmidt, lyrics by Tom Jones, based on Les Romanesques by Edmond Rostand