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Saturday, Apr 25, 2015

Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline

Off-Broadway Play "The Fantasticks" Offered a Lifeline

The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" won't be closing next month after all — thanks to a pair of fantastic fans.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2015

Record-Breaking Show "The Fantasticks" to Close in May

Record-Breaking Show "The Fantasticks" to Close in May

The off-Broadway phenomenon "The Fantasticks" will pack away its confetti and cardboard moon this summer, ending a record-breaking, fantastic run that started when Dwight D. Eisenhower was president.

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2013

"The Fantasticks" Celebrates 20,000

"The Fantasticks" Celebrates 20,000

Sunday's show marks the first time any production on or Off-Broadway has ever neared that milestone.

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Arrest in Shooting Death of Teen Basketball Player: Sources

Arrest in Shooting Death of Teen Basketball Player: Sources

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Cops Look for Person Who Shattered NYPD Patrol Car Window

Cops Look for Person Who Shattered NYPD Patrol Car Window

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Thief Targeting NYC Gym-Locker Users: NYPD

Thief Targeting NYC Gym-Locker Users: NYPD

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King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who Is in White House'

King's Daughter: Fight 'No Matter Who Is in White House'

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Vandals Target Home of Pastor Who Opposes Mosque in NJ

Vandals Target Home of Pastor Who Opposes Mosque in NJ

Some speculate the vandalism may have stemmed from Pastor John Brasile's opposition to a proposed mosque. Brian Thompson reports