The Fantasticks

November 11, 2017, 2:00 pm — November 11, 2017, 4:00 pm

NNU Little Theatre

The Fantasticks is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, and their two fathers who try to keep them apart. 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 may be performed in virtually any space, engaging the audience's imagination and showcasing 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.

Produced By - Arnold Ytreeide
Directed By - Rick Strader
Music Directed By - Philip Miller

Thursday, November 9, 7:00 p.m.
Friday, November 10, 4:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 11, 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, November 11, 5:00 p.m.

All seating is General Admission.
Individual tickets are $8 for adults; $5 for seniors, veterans, students and kids 5–12. Kids under 5 are free. Individual tickets are available at
This performance is also included in NNU's 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season Pass. Season passes are $38 for adults; $25 for seniors, veterans, students and kids.*

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*The 2017-2018 Performing Arts Season Pass includes all ticketed university performances from the Department of Music. Passes may be purchased through the Department of Music.

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