Talk about a time-proven audience-pleaser! "Try To Remember" a time when this romantic charmer wasn't enchanting audiences around the world. This moving tale of young lovers who become disillusioned, only to discover a more mature and meaningful love, is punctuated by a bountiful series of catchy, memorable songs, many of which have become standards. The Fantasticks is the longest running production of any kind in the world. It ran an unprecedented 42 years Off-Broadway with 17,162 performances.