photo collage from Annie, Fantastics, and Chicago of characters reading news


The Fantasticks

The Fantasticks

Book and Lyrics By:
Tom Jones

Music By:
Harvey Schmidt

Based on Les Romanesques By:
Edmond Rostand

Directed By:
Bryce Alexander

Music Direction By:
Mary Dailey

Choreography By:
Debbie Stark

The world’s longest running musical, this iconic romantic comedy has delighted audiences for over 50 years with its timeless story of love and captivating music. The Fantasticks is a hilarious and moving tale of two young lovers, their meddling fathers, and the wall that divides them. Whether you are revisiting this beloved musical or experiencing it for the first time, The Fantasticks will leave you smiling!

Cast and Crew

Production Team

Director – Bryce Alexander
Musical Director – Mary Dailey
Choreographer – Debbie Stark
Set Designer – M. Curtis Grittner
Lighting Designer – Shannon Johnson
Sound Designer – El Armstrong
Costume Designer – Linda Morken
Props Designer – Becky Toma
Production Stage Manager – Grace Hartke


El Gallo – Jeremy Palmer
Luisa – Jenna Bainbridge
Matt – Daniel Traylor
Hucklebee – Mark Dissette
Bellomy – Robert Michael Sanders*
Henry – David Wright
Mortimer – Stewart Caswell
Mute – Lyndsay Palmer

*Actors appear through the courtesy of Actors’ Equity Associate



Video from Workshop in Japan