The Omaha Community Playhouse (OCP) will present The Fantasticks through March 18, 2012.
The Fantasticks is the longest running musical in history.
Omaha Community Playhouse states, "Inspired by 19th Century industry and style, a steampunk theme will be employed into costumes, set and props to bring a new feel to this simple romantic comedy about a boy, a girl, their meddling fathers and the wall that divides them. The Fantasticks is crafted with charming simplicity, captivating music and whimsy. This timeless tale will ignite your imagination, delight your senses and leave you completely fulfilled. Whether you are revisiting this beloved musical or seeing it for the first time, it guarantees entertainment!"
Production: The Fantasticks
Credits: Book by Tom Jones, Music by Harvey Schmidt, Lyrics by Tom Jones,
Based on Les Romanesques by Edmond Rostand
THE NARRATOR (EL GALLO) Seth Fox
THE GIRL (LUISA) Jennifer Tritz
THE BOY (MATT) Rick Tritz
THE BOY’S FATHER (HUCKLEBEE) Gordon Krentz
THE GIRL’S FATHER (BELLOMY) Jonathan Wilhoft
THE OLD ACTOR (HENRY) Bernie Clark
THE MAN WHO DIES (MORTIMER) Matthew Kelehan
THE MUTE Matthew Uehling
Director: Carl Beck
Choreographer: Roxanne Nielsen
Music director: John Bennett
Show dates: Through March 18, 2012; Thursday–Saturday, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, 2 p.m.
Location: Omaha Community Playhouse, Howard Drew Theatre
6915 Cass Street | Omaha, NE 68132
Tickets: At the OCP Box Office, by calling (402) 553-0800 or online at www.OmahaPlayhouse.org or www.TicketOmaha.com. Single tickets are $40 for adults, $24 for students. Group tickets are $29 for adults, $18 for students.
Sponsored by: "Friend of The Playhouse” The Paul and Oscar Giger Foundation (Orchestra Sponsor), COX (Media Sponsor)