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Tuesday, Mar 21, 2017

'The Fantasticks' Off-Broadway Run Is Ending … Again

'The Fantasticks' Off-Broadway Run Is Ending … Again

The long-running musical will make its final bow on June 4.

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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