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The Fantasticks Presented by Korda Artistic Productions
March 5, 2020 @ 8:00 pm - March 7, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Korda Artistic Productions presents The Fantasticks, a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart, at Kordazone Theatre on February 21, 22, 23, 27, 28, 29, March 1, 5, 6 & 7, 2020.
The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in history (over 42 years in its first run), and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.
The narrator, El Gallo, asks the audience to use their imagination and follow him into a world of moonlight and magic. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart and finally find their way back to each other after realizing the truth in El Gallo’s words that, “without a hurt, the heart is hollow.”
With its minimal costumes, small band and virtually nonexistent set, The Fantasticks is an intimate show that engages the audience’s imagination and showcases a strong ensemble cast. Its moving tale of young lovers who become disillusioned, only to discover a more mature, meaningful love is punctuated by a bountiful series of catchy, memorable songs, many of which have become classics.
Book and Lyrics by Tom Jones
Music by Harvey Schmidt
Directed by Tova Perlmutter
Musical Direction by Sam Poole
Showtimes are 8pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays, Matinees at 2pm on Sundays.
The February 27th show is pay what you can night.
$25 General Admission.
Tickets are also available online at Eventbrite (general admission only).
Call 519-562-3394 to reserve tickets in advance.
Tickets will be available at the door a half hour before each show time.
Nicholas Bourque as Bellomy
Chris Boyd as The Mute
Lauren Crowley as El Gallo
Mark Lefebvre as El Gallo
Nicholas Prsa as Mortimer
Lev Tokol as Matt
Dean Valentino as Henry
Mary Grace Weir as Hucklebee
Sydney White as Luisa
Director TOVA PERLMUTTER
Music Director SAM POOLE
Assistant Director ROSEANNE PALAZZOLO
Choreographer SAWYER ELLIS
Producers TRACEY B. ATIN and TOVA PERLMUTTER
Poster KRIS SIMIC
Lighting CARTER DERSCH
Marketing JESSIE GURNIAK
Website & Season Promos CHRISTOPHER LAWRENCE-MENARD
Allegra VIA Italia
Nancy Johns Gallery & Framing
Juniper Used & Rare Books