Whimsical, poignant, and romantic, this classic musical tells an allegorical story that focuses on two young lovers. More…
"The Fantasticks" tells the story of the journey we all must take through adolescent thrills, the growing pains of hurt and betrayal, the highs of passion, the challenges of distance, and the agonies of heartbreak to discover how to truly love. Featuring timeless classics like “Try to Remember” and “Soon It’s Gonna Rain.”
See it if you love intimate productions, you are not resistant to sentimentality, you like age old stories,
Don't see it if you want a big Broadway amplified production, you are claustrophobic, you are cynical about romance
See it if The singing was wonderful and the players were a real treat. It's a nice piece of theater that withstands its age.
Don't see it if If you don't like musicals or don't like a simple, sweet story -- stay away.
See it if You already like the show and want to see an energetic cast give it their all.
Don't see it if You are bothered by being extremely up close to the actors, you are in the mood for a relevant show.
See it if you want to see a show that ran for a long long time in NYC. I saw it more than 40 years ago & had to see it again. Singing was great!
Don't see it if you want a full orchestra/broadway experience. Very tiny theater with folding chairs. MInimal set.
See it if It is such an enjoyable evening to see this classic Musical. Actors are working hard and you get to sing along the famous song at the end.
Don't see it if You don’t like the intimate theatre of maybe 20 audiences, and felt like watching the Performance in private living room.
See it if you like classic musicals told without any frills. The action is up close and personal, as are the performances and emotions.
Don't see it if you don't like close quarters or low-budget theatre.
Also What it lacks in polish it more than makes up for in sincerity.
See it if you like intimate theater experience; like seeing a cast work hard (and succeeding) in bringing joy to musical theater; love a great song
Don't see it if you're put off by simplistic, obvious plot; get hung up on messages you don't agree with (stay home - the world's bad place);
See it if An intimate take on a well known play is what you are looking for. Great singing, good acting fun-filled performance.
Don't see it if Looking for a well funded production. This is very small, audience shares space with performers.
See it if good singing and acting. Fantastiks musical songs in shoestring production and tiny venue. I have particularly enjoyed voice of Mr. Oesterie
Don't see it if Performance is gravely affected by characters in freakish costumes: sagging, ripped and stained long johns of Henry and Mortimer.
See it if You are interested to see a musical, coming age love story, few good scores, actors who gives their all to their characters
Don't see it if You do not like extremely (unnecessarily) long shows, sitting in a very uncomfortable plastic chair, cramped, intimate theater
See it if you love the original musical at all costs. You like intimate staging, classics, and do not care about how art "ages." (Why tho)
Don't see it if you care about contemporary society & advancement. The script has its "issues" (racism, rape plots/songs) which the show makes worse
See it if Always a good project. Good singing and acting even if low energy during Act 1. Act 2 came to life energy wise.
Don't see it if You don't like small spaces. About 24 seats total...smaller than a cabaret room and ambitious for a musical.
See it if Saw this show 50 years ago in NYC. I loved it then, I really LOVE it NOW. This production is beautiful. KUDOS! Brilliant acting/directing.
Don't see it if Musicals with old age beliefs and out of date thoughts bother you.
See it if You want to experience a classic piece of musical theater acted and staged --SUPERBLY! Enjoyed every second including the audience singalong
Don't see it if You hate theaters that are the size of a postage stamp. But even so-its one of the best shows I have ever seen
See it if This MUST SEE production is the best revival of this iconic show to be in NYC since it closed off-bway. Run..don't walk to see it! AMAZING!
Don't see it if I can't find one bad thing to say. The direction and cast are absolutely top notch. I hope it runs for a very long time so I can go again!
See it if You like theater the way it is supposed to be: intimate, smartly acted and brilliantly staged. The cast is a true ensemble of seasoned pros
Don't see it if You are not a fan of old musicals that tells a love story that is simple but wonderfully beautiful! The theater is small--but I LOVE IT!
See it if Old time romantic musicals make you smile ear to ear. Stellar production with brilliant singing, acting and directing. I'm coming back again
Don't see it if You hate intimate theater experiences - I love this little theater. It's the way real theater used to be performed in NYC in the 60's, 70's
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