The Fantasticks: Musical Info & Synopsis


The Fantasticks tells the story of two neighboring families, the fathers of whom pretend to feud in order to spark a romance between their children. The narrative follows the blossoming relationship between Matt and Luisa, the young lovers, who navigate the challenges and joys of their budding romance. The Fantasticks explores themes of love, illusion, and the passage of time.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Post-Golden Age (1960)

Cast Size: 8

Genre: Abstract

Setting: USA

Creative Team

Music: Harvey Schmidt

Lyrics/Book: Tom Jones

Cast Albums

Original Off-Broadway Cast (1960)➝

Japan Tour Cast (1993)➝

Off-Broadway Cast (2006)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1960s, Avant-GardeFamilyNarrator, Piano-Heavy

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