Review: "The Fantasticks" @ Quest Theatre Ensemble / by Jerald Pierce

To call Quest Theatre Ensemble’s production of The Fantasticks “fantastic” is both an understatement for the quality of the show and a gross misuse of the word for the sake of being cheesy. But here we are. This isn’t just “well it’s free, so expectations are low” good, it’s “hand them money on the way out because how dare they not charge for this” good. This could be an oversell, but I really don’t think it is. Director Kent Joseph took a script that is intentional in its simplicity and elegantly layered in showmanship to highlight every peak and valley of this hilarious and romantic script.

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