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    The Fantasticks

    New Jersey Shakespeare Festival's 2001 Season concludes with THE FANTASTICKS, the charming and intimate classic of the musical stage by Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones. Directed by Festival artistic associate Joe Discher, the ensemble cast features Broadway actor Perry Laylon Ojeda as the enigmatic charmer El Gallo; stage and film veteran Paul Benedict — also known for his role as eccentric neighbor Mr. Bentley on the popular television series THE JEFFERSONS — as Henry, the "Old Actor"; and rising star Jared Zeus as Matt, the young lover. Suggested by Edmond Rostand's LES ROMANESQUES and inspired in part by Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, this jewel of the American musical canon has charmed audiences around the world for 41 years. A potpourri of theatrical devices from every genre of classic theatre, this funny, nostalgic and bittersweet show has been embraced by each generation from bobby soxers to flower children to cyberkids. With its unforgettable score — featuring the classic song "Try To Remember" and "Soon It's Gonna Rain" — and its life-affirming tale of the frustrations and ultimate joys of love, THE FANTASTICKS is the perfect conclusion to the Festival's thirty-ninth season, truly personifying its theme of Words, Life and All!

    N.J. Shakespeare Festival:  Dec. 8, 2001 - Dec. 30, 2001
    Previews start: Dec. 4, 2001
    Schedule:  Tues.-Wed., Fri.-Sat. 8 p.m., Thurs. 7:30 p.m., Sat. (Dec. 15, 22, 29) 2 p.m., Sun. 2 and 7 p.m.
    Venue:  F.M. Kirby Shakespeare Theatre (N.J.), 36 Madison Ave, Madison, N.J 36 Madison Avenue at Lancaster Road on th
    Price:  $26-$55
    Tickets/info:  (973) 408-5600


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