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Jeremiah James is El Gallo!
October 29, 2013

West End star and international recording artist Jeremiah James is thrilled to be returning to The Fantasticks as El Gallo. With over 70 professional theater credits some highlights include: Billy Bigelow, West End revival of Carousel, Scud the Rat “The Great American Mousical” Directed by Dame Julie Andrews, Bobby Child, Crazy for You (L. A. Ovation, Best Actor nominee), John Willoughby, World Premiere of Sense and Sensibility the Musical, Doctor Shocker, The Gay Bride of Frankenstein The REP (Spotlight Best Actor Nominee), Tours: Curly, Trevor Nunn revival of Oklahoma! 1st National tour. See Jeremiah James perform as El Gallo tonight! Get Tickets To The Fantasticks.

Jeremiah James returns to The Fantasticks
George Lee Andrews joins the cast!
September 25, 2013

George Lee Andrews returns to The Fantasticks as Hucklebee, The Boy's Father. Andrews, seen on stage as Monsieur Andre in The Phantom of the Opera for a Guinness World Record holding 23 years, originally performed in The Fantasticks at the Sullivan Street Playhouse as El Gallo. Broadway credits include Phantom, A Little Night Music, On The Twentieth Century, Merlin, Sonheim. See George Lee Andrews perform as Hucklebee this afternoon! Get Tickets To The Fantasticks.

George Lee Andrews joins the cast of The Fantasticks
The Fantasticks Celebrates 20,000 Performances!
September 16, 2013

Last night, on September 15, The Fantasticks performed it's 20,000th performance in New York City. Preceding the show, Tom Jones reflected on the more than fifty years of history - after the show, the party kicked off. Steven Duskin of The Huffington Post said of the performance; "what most impressed me this time was how fresh and alive this material is... pure joy". The Associated Press described it as a "mind-boggling milestone."

Tom Jones at the 20,000th performance of The Fantasticks
"A Fabled Run" - 20,000 Performances Tonight!
September 15, 2013

Tom Jones in an excerpt from The New York Daily News, Sept 15. 2013: "I was in the original cast in 1960 and I returned to play the same role on the 50th anniversary," he says. "As I crawled out of the old theatrical trunk to make my entrance, I was suddenly struck by the realization that everything was the same. The world around us had undergone vast changes," Jones continues. "So many of my friends and fellow actors had passed away. But this tale we were telling, this parable about growing up, was still able to touch people, to make them laugh and weep, after all these years. And I was very moved by that." Read on with the link below.

NY Daily News on the 20,000th performance of The Fantasticks
The Fantasticks at Broadway in Bryant Park 2013!
August 8, 2013

The Fantasticks was thrilled to again take part in Broadway in Bryant Park. Performances by Jim Schubin, Jeremiah James, Rita Markova, Daniel Marcus and Joseph Dellger included "Soon It's Gonna Rain", "Never Say No", "I Can See It" and "Try To Remember". Check out our photos right now, and stay tuned for video!

Jim Schubin and Jeremiah James with The Fantasticks at Broadway in Bryant Park 2013
The Fantasticks welcomes Ali Ewoldt as Luisa!
May 13, 2013

Ali Ewoldt joins the cast of The Fantasticks as Luisa. She recently played Maria on the 1st National Broadway tour of West Side Story. Other credits include Cosette in the Broadway Revival of Les Misérables, Tuptim in The King and I, Cosette in the Les Misérables National Tour, Maria in Pittsburgh CLO's West Side Story and Disney's Aladdin as Jasmine.

Come see Ali as Luisa today! Get tickets to The Fantasticks.

Ali Ewoldt joins The Fantasticks as Luisa
George Dvorsky joins the cast as El Gallo!
January 21, 2013

George Dvorsky, star of the critically acclaimed revival of CLOSER THAN EVER at the York Theater, has joined the cast of The Fantasticks as the dashing and villainous El Gallo.

Dvorsky's Broadway credits include the title role in THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL, GENTLEMEN PREFER BLONDES, the Tony Award® Winning PASSION, MARILYN: AN AMERICAN FABLE and THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS. He also starred as Prince Charming in the NYC Premiere of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s CINDERELLA at Lincoln Center where he also played Tommy in BRIGADOON. Off-Broadway: PETE N KEELY, the revival of DAMES AT SEA and ‘AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND. George has performed with symphonies all over the world, including Iceland, Hong Kong, Sweden, and Italy.

Reserve tickets to see George Dvorsky in The Fantasticks today.

George Dvorsky joins The Fantasticks as El Gallo
Aaron Carter Interview with Lance Bass tonight on SiriusXM
January 17, 2013

The Fantasticks' Aaron Carter is scheduled for an interview on "Dirty Pop" with Lance Bass tonight at 6:30PM EST on SiriusXM Satellite Radio. The interview can be heard on channel OutQ 108, and listeners can call in at 866-305-6887 to participate. For folks who do not subscribe to SiriusXM, a free online trial is available at SiriusXM.com.

Carter, currently starring in The Fantasticks as Matt until February 17, will soon be on a concert tour. To see Aaron Carter in The Fantasticks, reserve tickets now.

Aaron Carter interview on SiriusXM
ANNOUNCING OFF BROADWAY WEEK! Jan. 28-Feb. 10
January 8, 2013
Off Broadway Week Jan Feb

The Fantasticks is pleased to announce we’re once again participating with Off Broadway week! That means you can get 2-for-1 tickets to The Fantasticks for January 28-Feb. 10th! To reserve your 2-for-1 tickets you can either…

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For more information about Off Broadway week and participating shows, check out their website or follow them on twitter @NYCGO

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Celebrate Aaron’s Fantastic(k) 25
th
Birthday for $25
December 6, 2012

Get $25 tickets for Aaron’s 25th – Friday, Dec. 7th at 8pm. See The Fantasticks and then stay after for some cake and cheer with Aaron! Call the Box Office on Aaron’s Bday between 10am-8pm and get your ticket for the celebration! To get the deal, be sure to mention Aaron’s Bday!

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Birthday Celebration
Thanksgiving Performance!
November 19, 2012

Have a Fantasticks Thanksgiving! Enjoy your turkey and all the trimmings then bring the entire family to experience the world’s longest running musical. The special Thanksgiving day performance of The Fantasticks starts at 8PM.

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Special Thanksgiving performance of The Fantasticks
John Davidson returns to The Fantasticks
November 7, 2012

Davidson returns December 3 as Bellomy, Luisa's quirky yet loveable father - this time getting to showcase his singing! Davidson originally played Matt in the 1964 Hallmark Hall of Fame television version and was with us here at the Snapple Theater Center for two short engagements this past summer as the old actor, Henry. Now get a chance to see Davidson as Bellomy! Buy tickets today!

John Davidson returns to The Fantasticks
Hurricane Sandy Schedule Updates
October 29-31, 2012

UPDATE 2, Oct 31 - Performances of The Fantasticks are back on schedule beginning this afternoon with the matinee show at 2 PM. Call, click, or visit to purchase tickets. Happy Halloween!

UPDATE 1, Oct 30 - There will be no show tonight (Tues.)

Oct 29 - There will be no show tonight (Mon) and likely no show tomorrow (Tues.) We will provide updates as we can. Stay safe.

Hurricane Sandy
Schedule Update!
October 23, 2012

SHOW SCHEDULE CHANGE! We are mixing things up at the theater this week – (there was a TV show filming here!) Due to cancellation of Monday night’s show, we have added a performance of The Fantasticks on Thursday, Oct. 25 at 8pm. A special chance to catch The Fantasticks on a Thursday. Make it a date! Reserve tickets by calling the Box Office at 212-921-7862.

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Aaron Carter extends into 2013!
October 17, 2012

Aaron Carter has once again extended his run in The Fantasticks through all of 2012 and into the New Year. Carter stars as Matt, the rebellious boy in love with his neighbor Luisa (Addi McDaniel), who must face the challenges of life beyond the safety and innocence of youth.

The holiday season is fast approaching - reserve your tickets today. Remember, theater gift certificates are a great way to give someone a special holiday experience they won't soon forget. After all, "Deep in December the hearts will remember, and follow..." Call 212-921-7862 or visit Ticketmaster to buy tickets now!

Aaron Carter taking photos with audience members after a performance.
Ron Bohmer is El Gallo!
October 8, 2012

The Fantasticks is thrilled to welcome Ron Bohmer (A Little Night Music, Ragtime, The Scarlet Pimpernel) to the cast. Bohmer joins as the dashing and mysterious El Gallo - the narrator and villainous bandit hired to disrupt the relationship between the young lovers Matt (Aaron Carter) and Luisa (Addi McDaniel). Ron joins the cast beginning this evening at 8:00 PM. Buy Tickets now!

Ron Bohmer is El Gallo!
The Fantasticks´ welcomes back Addi McDaniel as Luisa!
September 9, 2012

Addi McDaniel has been part of The Fantasticks´ family for some time now and the cast and production team are thrilled to have her back as Luisa full-time. McDaniel was the first actress to work with Aaron Carter during private rehearsals before his debut in The Fantasticks last year. Come see Addi and Aaron in the show TODAY!

Addi McDaniel is back as Luisa
Final Weekend with John Davidson!
August 29, 2012

John Davidson's extended visit has concluded! Davidson had guest starred as the larger-than-life and hysterically funny Old Actor, Henry. Of these last few weeks with Mr. Davidson, The Examiner has said, "If you've never seen this simple and beautiful musical...now is the time to see it."

Reserve tickets online right now with Ticketmaster or over the phone by calling our Box Office at 212-921-7862.

John Davidson signing autographs
On-Air with John Davidson
August 22, 2012
John Davidson took to the airwaves on Wednesday, starting off talking with Bob Marrone on the Good Morning Westchester segment of WVOX. Then later in the day, John joked around with Frank DeCaro on Sirius XM's The Frank DeCaro show - talking about how much he enjoys working on The Fantasticks and his views on relationships and love.

Davidson guest-stars in The Fantasticks as Henry, the Old Actor, through September 2nd. Get Tickets Now!
John Davidson
Famous Faces at The Fantasticks
August 21, 2012
It was boy band reunion night at The Fantasticks last night! Members of European boy band group The Wanted - Tom Parker, Jay McGuiness and Nathan Sykes - and New Kids on The Block member Jonathan Knight stopped by to support their friend Aaron Carter in the show!
Jonathan Knight & The Wanted Visit
Aaron Carter announces extension!
August 1, 2012
OFFICIAL ANNOUNCEMENT: Aaron Carter, who was scheduled to complete his run as Matt in The Fantasticks this Summer, has officially announced that he will remain with the production through October 21st. Carter has been a member of the cast since November 2011 and is excited to continue his run in The Fantasticks at The Snapple Theater Center. Reserve your seats to see Aaron Carter perform in The Fantasticks today! Get Tickets
Aaron Carter
John Davidson returns to The Fantasticks!
July 30, 2012
The Fantasticks is thrilled to welcome John Davidson back for an extended visit (July 30th through September 2nd), where for the next month he will be reprising the role of Henry (the Old Actor). Davidson, who recently starred as Don Quixote in Man of La Mancha (Ocean Professional Theatre Company), joined the cast of The Fantasticks earlier this summer for a limited engagement and has returned to play the eccentric and hilarious Henry for a five week run. Learn more about John Davidson and his history with The Fantasticks, and reserve your seats to see John Davidson perform today! Get Tickets
John Davidson Photo
The Fantasticks in Bryant Park
July 26, 2012
The Fantasticks, as part of the 2012 Broadway in Bryant Park, performed four numbers in front of a packed crowd including Soon It's Gonna Rain, Never Say No, I Can See It, and Try To Remember. John Davidson, who returns to reprise the role of Henry (The Old Actor) starting July 30th, was in attendance and gave the introduction. With too much to fit in a single block we have had to extend this entry into the addon area below.

Be sure to click the links below to see an on-camera interview with Aaron Carter, photos of the cast, videos of performances and more!

Aaron Carter and Jeremiah James in Bryant Park
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Check out the video of Jeremiah James, Aaron Carter, John Davidson, Tom Flagg, Scott Willis & Juliette Trafton performing Try To Remember
Video of John Davidson's Intro, On-Camera Interview with Aaron Carter, Video performance of Soon It's Gonna Rain and more
Photos of the event, including Aaron Carter KISSING Juliette Trafton!
Additional photos from BroadwayWorld!
John Davidson to come back at the end of July!
June 27, 2012
John Davidson, who recently performed for a limited engagement as Henry (the Old Actor), will return to the cast of The Fantasticks on July 30th in the same role. Davidson will remain with the production for five weeks through September 2nd. He will be performing alongside Michael Nostrand, Aaron Carter, Jeremiah James, and the rest of the cast.
Aaron Carter and Jeremiah James in Bryant Park
Harvey Schmidt Visits the Show
June 16, 2012
Harvey Schmidt, composer and co-creator of The Fantasticks, has stopped by to attend the show and meet the current cast. Schmidt, who now lives in Texas, was in town for his induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame (along with fellow creative partner Tom Jones) and hadn't seen the show in decades. The cast was thrilled and honored to perform for and meet Schmidt.
Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones Photo
Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame
June 14, 2012
Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones, the creative team behind The The Fantasticks, have been honored by being inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. Fellow inductees for 2012 included Jim Steinman, Gordon Lightfoot, Bob Seger, Don Schlitz, and Bette Midler (recepient of the Sammy Cahn Lifetime Achievement Award). Performers and presenters for the ceremony included Dave Grohl, Stevie Nicks, Kenny Rogers, Lyle Lovett, Meat Loaf, Emmylou Harris, Cheyenne Jackson, Constantine Maroulis, L.P., Jerry Moss and Take 6. Congratulations to all recipients!
Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones Photo

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