The Fantasticks (Play) Ernest Parham, Jon Finlayson, Alan Hopgood
Union Theatre Melbourne 1962 Playbill / Program
The Fantasticks is a 1960 musical with music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones. It tells an allegorical story, loosely based on the play “The Romancers” (“Les Romanesques”) by Edmond Rostand, concerning two neighbouring fathers who trick their children, Luisa and Matt, into falling in love by pretending to feud.
The fathers hire traveling actors to stage a mock abduction, so that Matt can heroically seem to save Luisa, ending the supposed feud. When the children discover the deception, they reject the arranged love match and separate. Each then gains disillusioning experiences of the real world, seen in parallel fantasy sequences. They return to each other bruised but enlightened, and they renew their vows with more maturity.
Melbourne Cast - Ernest Parham, Jon Finlayson, Alan Hopgood, Jon Dennis, Judith Arthy, Robert Hornery, Alan Tobin, Leon Lissek
Directed by Stefan Haag and Choreography by Ernest Parham
Playbill / Program - 1962
Size 135 x 210 mm
Great information about the show and cast a great addition to any show collection.
Condition: Used Good 8/10
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