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The Fantasticks

written by Tom Jones (book), Edmond Rostand (play)

directed by Jim Wadzinski


Graciously underwritten by Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital, neighboring widowers plot to romantically unite their son and daughter by pretending to feud and forbidding the two children to associate with each other. Their scheme works and the two youngsters fall head-over-heels in love. To end their "feud" the fathers hire a bandit and his henchmen to fake an abduction and allow the son to rout the assailants. The plan works, but the two love birds discover that requited love is much less exciting than forbidden romance and they break off their relationship. Matt, the son, resolves to see the world and receives a severe buffeting, while Luisa, the daughter, has an unhappy romance with the bandit, who steals her most precious possession, her mother's necklace. Matt returns, sadder but wiser, and the two former lovers reunite.

PRODUCTION DATES
BLT
February 23, 24, 25, March 2, 3, 4, 9. 10. 11
Friday and Saturday at 8:00 pm
Sunday matinee at 2:30 pm

AUDITIONS
BLT
January 7 & 8
Auditions begin at 7:00 pm each day


CAST


El Gallo
Male, 20-45 years old, baritone (heavy singing), some dance, very physical

Matt
Male, 18-30 years old, tenor (heavy singing), some dance, very physical

Louisa
Female, 16-25 years old, soprano (heavy singing), some dance

Huckleby
Male, 40-60 years old, baritone/tenor, some dance

Bellamy
Male, 40-60 years old, baritone/tenor, some dance

Henry
Male, 30-70 years old, baritone (light singing), very physical

Mortimer
Male, any age, baritone (light singing), very physical

Mute
Male or female, any age, lots of mime, very physical



CREW


Director
Jim Wadzinski