GPC Presents The Fantasticks Feb. 1 to 13

01/24/2013
Contact: Beverly James
Phone: 678-891-2686
Fax: 678-891-2966   
Author: Beverly James   

For Immediate Release

GPC Presents ‘The Fantasticks’ Feb. 1 to 13

Georgia Perimeter College Theatre Arts Guild will present “The Fantasticks,the longest-running production of any kind in the world. The show is a funny and romantic musical about a boy, a girl, two fathers and a wall. The boy and the girl fall in love, grow apart, and finally find their way back to each other and to their fathers.

The book and lyrics are by Tom Jones; music by Harvey Schmidt. Sally J. Robertson, associate professor in theatre, will direct the GPC production. Patrick Hutchison will direct the music.

“This charming, funny musical is an American classic that speaks to the romantic sides of each of us,” Robertson says. “The music is lovely and I know the audience will be singing it as they leave the theatre.”

The musical will be presented at:

  • Clarkston Campus: Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1, 2, 8, 9 at 8 p.m.; Sunday, Feb. 3, 10 at 3 p.m. Cole Auditorium, Fine Arts Building. 555 North Indian Creek Drive, Clarkston, 30021.

  • Dunwoody Campus: Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 5, 6 at 8 p.m. Building NC, room 1100. 2101 Womack Drive, Dunwoody, 30338.

  • Newton Campus: Tuesday and Wednesday, Feb. 12, 13 at 8 p.m. Building 2N, room 1100. 239 Cedar Lane, Covington 30014.

General admission tickets are $20; seniors, $15; students at other schools, $5; one free ticket with GPC ID. Reservations are strongly suggested. For more information, call 678-891-3572 or email gpctagtx@gpc.edu. Full price tickets only can be purchased online at http://gpc.tix.com.

Suggested for children 10 and older. Neither infants nor toddlers will be admitted.

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Georgia Perimeter College, the largest state college of the University System of Georgia, serves approximately 24,000 students through four campuses and several sites in metro Atlanta. For additional information, visit www.gpc.edu.