'Duct tape and passion: "The Fantasticks" opens new season at the Covey Center'


I wrote a feature about the behind the scenes of The Covey Center in Provo:

It’s late afternoon in the small Brinton Black Box Theatre of the Covey Center in Provo last week, where I'm hoping to find out about “The Fantasticks,” which opens Thursday.

Actors are intensely focused as they work out sword fight choreography, the set is coming together, and although the play has an impressive pedigree -- it was one of the longest-running musicals in Broadway history with more than 17,000 performances between 1960 and 2002, and it still plays today off-Broadway -- I quickly get distracted and ask questions about the theater walls instead of the play.

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