Description:Fame: The Musical (based on the 1980 movie by Alan Parker) conceived and developed by David De Silva (AKA Father Fame) ... more
Fame ... is a musical with a book by Jose Fernandez, music by Steve Margoshes and lyrics by Jacques Levy. It has been seen by nearly 4 million people since its West End launch in 1995, for which it was nominated for 2 Laurence Olivier Awards. Since its London premiere at the Cambridge Theatre in July 1995, the production has completed four UK national tours, with another opening in Nottingham in January 2007.
Newest Review: ... school of performing arts. The bursts with energy when lampchops recieves a letter that she has been accepted, then from that time on until the end the energy never ceases! Every emotion is available in this musical from "I can't keep it down", i think you can guess what this is about if you have not saw it to songs like that haunting dialougue that schlomo quotes after ... more
Customer Fame Reviews (2)
by - written on 20/08/02, updated on 20/08/02 (Useful, 938 readings)
Fame started out a movie in the early 70's, the a t.v. series and now the fame high school is still working but with the new class, does it still do it justice? I believe it does. I saw Fame - the musical at the edinburgh playhouse and about to see it again in cheltenham in septemeber. The Cast strong singers, actors and dancers (hard to find in some shows this day) starts off slow with "i pray i make P.A.", p.a. being the school of performing arts. The bursts with energy when lampchops recieves a letter that she has been accepted, then from that time on until the end the energy never ceases! Every emotion is available in this musical ... Read the complete review
by - written on 01/09/01, updated on 10/02/04
Fame- The Musical has been hanging around the West End in various forms for about 6 years now. The film and TV series bring back such fond memories for me, that I - like loads of other theatre goers decided to re-live a bit of my youth and see if Fame really could live forever. I did not don the leg warmers or the string vest but in my head I was going back to a real hey day of dancing on tables and finding out where you could "start paying in sweat!" The theatre was buzzing. Everyone had songs in their head from the TV show that they wanted to hear. I had come to hear Starmaker and High Fidelity. These corny songs were great back in the 80's! The ... Read the complete review
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