Amas Musical Theatre
’s (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy
will present FAME: The Musical
, based on the 1980 musical film conceived and developed by David De Silva
, with a book by Jose Fernandez
, lyrics by Jacques Levy
, and music by Steve Margoshes
(Title song “Fame” by Dean Pitchford
& Michael Gore
). Directed by Christopher Scott
and David Drake
), choreography by Monica Johnson
and musical direction by Trevor Bachman
, the production will feature 29 members of “The Teen Academy.” Performances will begin on Friday, May 1, 2015
(and continue through May 10) at The Theatre at the 14th Street Y
(344 East 14th Street – between 1st & 2nd Aves). Tickets are $20
(adults) and $17
(students & seniors) and can be purchased by calling Ovation Tix at (212) 352-3101
or by visiting https://web.ovationtix.com/trs/pr/943381. For more information please call (212) 563-2565 or visit amasmusical.org.
FAME: The Musical follows the final class of students from admission to graduation at New York City's celebrated High School for the Performing Arts. With a contemporary rock score, FAME shows the struggles, fears, and triumphs of these young artists as they navigate the worlds of music, drama, and dance to achieve their dreams. Long before “Glee” there was FAME!
The cast of 29 includes Teen Academy members: Cassie Barckett, Daniella Berman, Paul Byrd, Julien Feret, Soli Garzon, Celia Gooding, Wayne Hampton, Fofie Johnson, Nicole Klokin, Audrey Lang, Emily Lang, Benjamin Miller, Sheika Murray, Andrew Odnoralov, Katherine Oquendo, Louise Palmer, Crystal Phitts, Alani Gabrielle Ramirez, Jahata Richards, Michelle Richards, Isabella Rivera, Quincy Rodriquez, Aysha Saldana, Infinity Stewart, Jameel Timberlake, Amy Tolentino, Emily Viega, Molly Viega and Benjamin White.