The Fantasticks / Earned Media

The Fantasticks / Earned Media

Press Reviews

BroadwayWorld Review (Don Grigware – June 10, 2014)  “…lovingly simple, a surefire winner…the cast is nothing short of ecstasy…”
ArtsInLA Review (Neal Weaver – June 10, 2014)  “…dash and cynical wisdom…charm and naiveté…sparkling musical direction…”
Stage Raw Review (Terry Morgan – June 12, 2014)  “…those who have fond memories of the 1959 musical will find much to enjoy in (this) production…charming…amusing…comedic…”
Talkin’ Broadway Review (Sharon Perlmutter – June 13, 2014)  “…sweet little show in a sweet little production…everything seems geared to painting a delicate romantic picture. And delicate it is…”
ShowMag Review (Ben Miles – June 16, 2014)  “…meticulously directed, with exquisite musical direction…Good People’s staging of THE FANTASTICKS makes for a joyful experience in the theater.”
Bitter Lemons Review (Steven Sabel – June 16, 2014)  “…Producer/director Janet Miller stages an accurate reproduction of this classic piece of witty and creative theater with a cast that…embodies the spirit of the original work…”
Haines His Way Review (Rob Stevens – June 16, 2014)  “…artfully directed…the mood is beautifully developed and maintained throughout…”
LA Weekly: Shows to See at 2014 Hollywood Fringe Festival (June 19, 2014)  “…captures the sense of romantic mania perfectly…the decision to bring in (a) harpist reaps musical dividends, adding to the story’s magical feeling…”

Industry Awards

29th Annual Robby Awards Nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical  Joey D’Auria in The Fantasticks

Personal Reviews

Shari Barrett FB Review (June 7, 2014) Reviewer for Broadway World  “…director Miller had a clear vision…and she has succeeded with aplomb…”
David C. Nichols FB Review (June 9, 2014) Reviewer for LA Times   “…the ensemble’s beautifully blended energies, the buoyant musical direction…(and) quietly inspired direction cohere entirely…”
Observations Along the Road Review (June 8, 2014)

Fringe Audience Reviews

Read here…updating continuously throughout the run!

Feature Story

Musicals in LA (Ellen Dostal – May 12, 2014)  “…In the greater Scheme of things, Miller is hoping to inspire a larger conversation about fringe works – then and now. ‘The Fantasticks truly is the original fringe musical, including fulfilling every fringe producer’s dream of running, literally, forever. With so many new works being shown, we think the Fringe Festival is a great context for reprising this piece. And besides, it’s a fun show!’…”  PDF: GPTC_Musicals In LA_Fringe FANTASTICKS Article

News Coverage

GraceNotes – May 1, 2014 PDF Version: GPTC_GraceNotes_Fringe FANTASTICKS News