Look Through These Rarely Seen Photos of The Fantasticks

Archival Photos   Look Through These Rarely Seen Photos of The Fantasticks
 
Harvey Schmidt, who earned his shining spot in theatre history as composer of the longest-running musical ever, The Fantasticks, died February 28 at age 88.
Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in 1967
Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in 1967

The Fantasticks opened May 3, 1960, at the Sullivan Street Playhouse in Greenwich Village, and ran until January 13, 2002, a run of 17,162 performances—the longest continuous run of any show in American history, and the longest continuous run of any musical in the world. A 2006 revival ran for 4,390 performances at the Jerry Orbach Theatre in midtown Manhattan.

Harvey Schmidt, who earned his shining spot in theatre history as composer of the show, died February 28 at age 88. Click here to read the full obituary.

Flip through through the rarely seen photos, shared by producer Catherine Russell, below:

Click Here to Shop for Theatre
Merchandise in the Playbill Store
 
 X

Blocking belongs
on the stage,
not on websites.

Our website is made possible by
displaying online advertisements to our visitors.

Please consider supporting us by
whitelisting playbill.com with your ad blocker.
Thank you!