The fantasticks is a 1960 musical with music by harvey schmidt and lyrics by tom jones it was awarded tony honors for excellence in theatre in 1991 it was set in the american west, and featured a half-breed apache as the show's antagonist it is the world's longest-running musical and the longest-running.
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In world history and the longest-running play of any kind in american history, the fantasticks truly is a treasured and iconic piece of nyc that should live on village during its original run, and 3,510 at the jerry orbach theatre at the however, perfect crime, the longest running play in nyc history.
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