Jan 4th 10 am to 2 pm

Ocean Shores Lions Club

There's always time to remember this romantic fable about a boy, a girl, their two fathers and a love that grows with each season. "Try To Remember" a time when this

romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. The Fantasticks is the longest-running musical in

the world and with good reason: at the heart of its breathtaking poetry and subtle theatrical sophistication is a purity and simplicity that transcends cultural barriers. The result is a timeless fable of love that manages to be nostalgic and universal at the same time.

Director: Penny Dalton

Performance Dates

March 27,28,29

April 3,4,5

more info: contact Penny 360.591.5462


Cast Size: Small (Up to 10 performers)

Cast Type: Ensemble Cast

Dance Requirements: None

Character Breakdown

The Narrator (el Gallo)

A rakish, handsome, sophisticated gallant and narrator of the show. He is warm, cordial, and inviting to the audience, but has his own darker moments. He aids the performers in orchestrating the story. Gender: Male Age: 30 to 50 Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: Ab2

The Girl (luisa)

A button-maker's young and pretty daughter, she is a romantic idealist who falls in love with Matt. She is naive, yet honest and tender. Gender: Female

 Age: 15 to 25 Vocal range top: B5 Vocal range bottom: B3

The Boy (matt)

An innocent, young man who is searching for love and adventure. A bright guy, but naive and even foolish at times, approaching situations with a false bravado.

Gender: Male Age: 18 to 25 Vocal range top: G4 Vocal range bottom: A2

The Boy's Father (hucklebee)

A former boisterous navy man and meticulous gardener who fakes a fight with Bellomy in hopes of getting their children to fall in love. Gender: Male Age: 40 to 60

Vocal range top: F#4 Vocal range bottom: A2

The Girl's Father (bellomy)

A fastidious button-maker and also a picky gardener who fakes a fight with Hucklebee in hopes of getting their children together. Gender: Male Age: 40 to 60 Vocal range top: F#4  Vocal range bottom: A2

The Actor (henry)

An aging, over-the-top Thespian who specializes in reciting Shakespeare, he is a commedia clown; his world is the stage and he knows no other reality. Gender: Male

Age: 50 to 70

The Man Who Dies (mortimer)

Henry's goofy sidekick and another former actor who specializes in stage deaths. A commedia clown, his world is the stage and he does not live in reality.

Gender: Male  Age: 30 to 50

The Mute

A speechless presence who watches, acts as the wall, and deals with props; the "invisible" stage assistant. Should be able to easily assist in the story or fade into the background unnoticed. Gender: Any Age: 20 to 50