Sandburg Presents ‘The Fantasticks’ Jan. 23-24, 29-31 at Orpheum Theatre
GALESBURG—Carl Sandburg College presents a production of the off-Broadway musical “The Fantasticks” from Jan. 23-24 and 29-31 at the historic Orpheum Theatre, 57 S. Kellogg St. Show times for each date are 7:30 p.m., with additional matinee performances at 2:30 p.m. Jan. 24 and 31.
Featuring music by Harvey Schmidt and lyrics by Tom Jones, “The Fantasticks” tells the story of two neighboring fathers who trick their children into falling in love by pretending to feud with each other. The original production, which debuted in 1960, ran for 42 years and was the world’s longest-running musical. In 1992, it was awarded the Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Admission is free for Sandburg students who present their College ID. Each performance also includes limited seating on the stage of the Orpheum. To reserve tickets or for more information, contact James Hutchings, coordinator of music, at 309.341.5317 or email@example.com. Tickets also will be available at the door prior to each performance.
The Narrator — Robert Thompson Jr.
The Mute — Angel Peterson
The Girl — Blas Nache/Abbie Miller
The Boy — Tyler Natof
The Girl’s Father — Shane Corbin
The Boy’s Father — William Green
The Actor — Aron Whitehurst
The One Who Dies — Nicola Cooper
Director — James Hutchings
Choreographer — Angel Peterson
Stage Manager — Britney West
Orchestra — James Hutchings
Costume Master — Tim Holmes
Costume Apprentice — Ashley Pittman
Hair & Makeup Design — Marquie Walton
Hair & Makeup Supervisor — Ashley Pittman
Lighting Design — Ross McIntire
Lights — Daktoa Carman
House Manager — Hilary Crowl
Ushers — Hannah Smith, Robert Spurgeon