Broadway Bowling League: Fantasticks Goes Out With a Strike and a Spare

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The Broadway Bowling League completed its 2014-15 season with The Fantastick Crime Strikers (a team that combined company members from the long-running Off-Broadway hits The Fantasticks and The Perfect Crime) in first place.

For more than 20 years, the Broadway Bowling League has give gives the cast and crew of Broadway and Off-Broadway shows a chance to unwind in the friendly environment of Frames Bowling Alley located in Port Authority Bus Terminal. The teams play every Thursday evening at 11:30 PM after the curtains come down, and there are two championships each year, one in the fall, one in the spring.

Several teams have continued to play together long after their shows have closed.

After a break for Broadway Softball this summer, the League will return in the Fall starting September 10. There will also be some open "scrimmages" once a month this summer. For more information about the league, please contact co-comissioners Whitney Anne Adams and Brandon Giles or visit the website:

All proceeds of the League go to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Here are the final standings for the spring 2015 championship, along with the scores from the finals. A key to which shows played on which teams follows the standings.  

1. The Fantastick Crime Strikers -- 177.5
2. The Flying Pigs --162.5
3. Hoover Fixer Suckers -- 154.0
4. Don’s Balls -- 150.0
5. Banana Splits --146.0
6. Striking Headsets -- 135.5
7. Gutterslutz -- 132.5
8. Carole Kingpins -- 132.0
9. Wicked -- 120.5
10. Box of Dawgs -- 116.5
11. Drunken Bastards -- 116.5
12. Dance, Monkey. Dance -- 111.0
13. Sucky Sucky Time -- 108.0
14. TrunchBowls -- 104.5
15. TRC Highballs -- 99.5
16. Split 2econds -- 95.5
17. Miser-a-BOWLS -- 90.0
18. The Salty Seamen -- 89.5
19. The Flying Elvises -- 77.0
20. Die Schlampigen Ananas -- 36.5
21. Arabian Strikes -- 32.0
22. Now Bowl, Bitch! -- 29.0

Highest Average (Lady): Emily Petrain, Drunken Bastards, 133.9 Average

Highest Average (Gentleman) Steve Bratton; Dance, Monkey. Dance, 172.0 Average

Most Points (Lady), Whitney Anne Adams, Gutterslutz, 21.5 points

Most Points (Gentleman), TJ D’Angelo, The Flying Pigs, 26 points

Most Pins (Lady), Erikka Walsh, Hoover Fixer Suckers, 2,493 pins

Most Pins (Gentleman), Jim Conroy, Don’s Balls, 3,709 pins

Most Improved (Lady), Amy Chrzanowski, Split 2econds

Most Improved (Gentleman), KC Masters, Drunken Bastards

200 CLUB, Damir Makic, Hoover Fixer Suckers, 221, 206

Josh G, Trunchbowls, 219

Bill Grady, Banana Splits, 204

Jill Valentine, Miser-a-BOWLS, 204

Scott Stangland, Hoover Fixer Suckers, 201

Rodger; Dance, Monkey. Dance; 201

Steve Bratton; Dance, Monkey. Dance; 200

The Fantastick Crime Strikers = The Fantasticks/The Perfect Crime
The Flying Pigs = A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder
Hoover Fixer Suckers = Once: The Musical
Carole Kingpins = Beautiful: The Carole King Musical
Sucky Sucky Time = Off Broadway/mixed, Churchill / Amazing Grace
Trunchbowls - Matilda
Miser-a-BOWLS = Les Miserables
The Salty Seamen = On The Town
The Flying Elvises = Honeymoon in Vegas
Di Schlampigen Ananas = Cabaret
Arabian Strikes = Aladdin
Dance Monkey Dance: Mixed production team
Banana Splits: Off-Broadway tech
Don's Balls: Don Buchwald & Associates: talent and literary agency
Split 2econds: Second Stage
Gutterslutz: Broadway and Off-Broadway designers and stage managers team
Drunken Bastards: Broadway bartenders

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