By Scott Brown
Updated March 02, 2001 at 05:00 AM EST

The Fantasticks (Stage - 1960)

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  • Stage

Stealthily released in theaters five years after it was filmed, this slight but not unlikable adaptation of the world’s longest-running musical is about two love-struck ingenues (former New Kid on the Block McIntyre and Jean Louisa Kelly) and their matchmaker fathers (Grey and Brad Sullivan). It might just be the perfect movie musical for a downsized age (the Off Broadway production has lasted almost 41 years in a 151-seat theater), although director Michael Ritchie, tempted by prairie vistas, seems perversely intent on making this his Oklahoma! B

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The Fantasticks (Stage - 1960)

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