The Fantasticks is the world’s longest‑running musical and the longest‑running legitimate show in any category in American theatre history. The Fantasticks is an exquisitely crafted, primal theatre ritual; a beloved experience that audiences of all ages come together to share again and again. This simple musical fable of a boy, a girl and the pain of growing up is told by eight actors on a bare wooden stage that is as full of theatrical magic as any in American musical theatre history.
The modest tale is told through a score that is as wry as it is rhapsodic. The Fantasticks is a symphony of the human experience which sparkles from its first note to its last as its characters exchange their illusions for a few precious grains of truth. This unique work has not only worked its spell in America, but is also adored around the world. At any given moment, there are dozens of productions taking place, some in English, some in a wide variety of foreign tongues. In such far‑away places as Budapest, Bangkok, Beijing and Tokyo, someone is hanging a cardboard moon and inviting the spectators to: “Try to remember and if you remember, then follow… ”
Book And Lyrics By TOM JONES | Music By HARVEY SCHMIDT | Directed By Geoff Reynolds
Jan 28, 29, 30, Feb 4, 5, 6: 7:30 pm
Jan 31: 6pm
Feb 6: 2 pm
Re-opening guidelines for all performances at the Center for the Arts at Kayenta:
Social distance seating between all ticket groups. Please purchase tickets in groups of two or more with family and friends if possible.
Temperature checks of ALL patrons and performers will be taken upon entrance into the center.
Mandatory mask wearing for all audience members and front of house staff.
Multiple hand sanitizing stations in the Center.
Disinfectant cleaning of theater seats, lobby and rest room surfaces after each performance.
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“Only when we all feel safe will we be able to free our spirits to participate with the art being performed.”