Harvey Schmidt (born Texas, 1929) is a writer of musical theatre, best known for the longest running musical in history, THE FANTASTICKS, which has been running off-Broadway since 1960. All of Schmidt's major musicals were written with lyricist Tom Jones whom he met at the University of Texas. Shows o Shoestring '57 (1957) o Demi-Dozen (1958) o The Fantasticks (1960) o 110 In The Shade (1963) o I Do! I Do! (1966) o Celebration (1969) o Colette (1970) o Philemon (1973) o Grovers Corners (1987) o Mirette (1996) From Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia.