The Fantastics was written by Harvey Schmidt with lyrics by Tom Jones. The show tells an allegorical tale of two neighbors who try to trick their children into falling in love by pretending to feud. The New York production of The Fantasticks ran off Broadway for 42 years making it the longest running musical in history.
The Oswego Players production of The Fantasticks will be Directed by Oswego Players President Emeritus, Inez Manor Parker with Music Director Abel Searor.
The auditions are open to all area actors. The show requires a young couple in their late twenties to early thirties. Two father's late 40s to early 50s. The mute is ageless El Gallo is 50ish & the three odd men are 60s to 70s. Those auditioning will be asked to read from the script and sing 16 bars of music (bring your own music if not from the script).
The Fantasticks is scheduled to be performed on July 7, 8, 13, 14, and 15 at the Frances Marion Brown Theater.