Arts & Theater

UC Davis stages ‘The Fantasticks’

The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance production of “The Fantasticks.” Left to right are Giana Gambardella (Luisa), Elio Gutierrez (El Gallo) and Matt Skinner (Matt).
The UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance production of “The Fantasticks.” Left to right are Giana Gambardella (Luisa), Elio Gutierrez (El Gallo) and Matt Skinner (Matt).

Kathy Morison directs the venerable musical “The Fantasticks” at Wyatt Pavilion for the UC Davis Department of Theatre and Dance. The student production continues at 8 p.m. tonight and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

The book by Tom Jones and score by Harvey Schmidt and Jones, includes “Try to Remember,” “Soon It’s Gonna Rain” and “They Were You.”

The original off-Broadway production of “The Fantasticks” ran 42 years for 17,162 performances, giving it the title “the world’s longest-running musical.” For more information go to theatredance.ucdavis.edu or call (530) 752-0888. Tickets are $15 at tdtickets@ucdavis.edu or at the door.

Call The Bee’s Marcus Crowder, (916) 321-1120. Follow him on Twitter @marcuscrowder.

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