Off-Broadway Landmark The Fantasticks Takes Down Closing Notice, Will Continue

April 25, 2015 6:25 PM

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The little musical about a Boy, a Girl and the wall that separates them had announced March 25 that it would play its final performance on May 3, the 55th anniversary of the opening of the show in 1960. However, producers Catherine Russell and Al Parinello announced today that two anonymous fans of the show had stepped forward and offered financial resources to keep the show running.

“Over the past few weeks, two longtime fans of the show called yelling at me for not letting them know the show was closing,” Russell said in a statement. “Each offered financial help keep the show running in NYC. I initially declined the offers, but after much thought and consideration, I've decide...

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