A fresh new production of the musical that ‘lives forever’!
Bill Kenwright presents
FAME – THE MUSICAL
Directed and Choreographed by Gary Lloyd
Based on the Oscar winning musical film and hugely successful TV series; FAME – THE MUSICAL is back for 2014. An exciting new production that has been bought up to date and into the 21st Century opens at New Wimbledon Theatre on Thursday 20 February 2014 ahead of a major UK tour.
This exhilarating new production will take you on a hi-octane roller coaster ride through dizzy heights and crashing lows as a group of star-struck wannabes embark on their quest for the ultimate accolade – fame.
Set in 2014 at the world famous High School for Performing Arts New York, young talented hopefuls undertake the journey of their lives. Ambition, triumph, heartbreak and romance conspire to steer them off course, and the pressure is too much for some. But, these kids are determined to live forever and Fame – the Musical is the feel-good sensation that you will never forget!
Bursting with dynamic dance routines and unforgettable songs that have been re-envisioned for 2014 including; Fame and Let’s Play a Love Scene, Fame – the Musical has enjoyed seven West End runs since premiering in the USA in 1988 and continues to be performed all over the world.
A musical for a new generation, this production of Fame – the Musical will feature a young, energetic cast fresh from drama school including; Jodie Steele as Carmen Diaz, Harry Bleumenau as Schlomo Metzenbaum, Sarah Harlington as Serena Katz, Alex Jordan-Mills as Nick Piazza, Molly Stewart as Mabel Washington, Alex Thomas as Tyrone Jackson, Sasi Strallen as Iris Kelly, Joseph Giacone as Joe Vegas, John Canmore as Mr Scheinkopf, Alexandra Sarmiento as Grace ‘Lamchops’ Lamb, Ross Lee Fowkes as Goodman ‘Goody’ King, David Haydn as Mr Myers. The cast also includes Ryan Lee Seager, Aaron James, Farrah Abigail Hussain, Micha Richardson and Hannah Wilson. Further casting to be announced.
Breathing new life into Fame – the Musical will be award winning director/choreographer Gary Lloyd whose credits include Thriller Live, 20th Century Boy, Flash Mob and The Story of Mark Bolan. Re-orchestrating the production for 2014 Tom De Keyser. A dynamic design concept will come from Diego Pitarch.
FAME – THE MUSICAL – UK TOUR DATES 2014
Thursday 20 February – Saturday 1 March
Box Office: 0844 871 7646
New Wimbledon Theatre, Wimbledon Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 3 – Saturday 8 March Box Office: 01902 429212
Grand Theatre, Wolverhampton Website: www.grandtheatre.info
Monday 10 – Saturday 15 March Box Office: 0844 871 3022
Empire Theatre, Sunderland Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 17 – Saturday 22 March Box Office: 0844 871 7607
Grand Opera House, York Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 24 – Saturday 29 March Box Office: 0844 871 7607
Waterside Theatre, Aylesbury Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 31 March – Saturday 5 April Box Office: 0114 249 6000
Lyceum Theatre, Sheffield Website: www.sheffieldtheatres.co.uk
Monday 7 – Saturday 12 April Box Office: 0116 249 6000
De Monfort Hall, Leicester Website: www.demontforthall.co.uk
Monday 14 – Saturday 19 April Box Office: 0844 871 3017
Empire Theatre, Liverpool Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 21 – Saturday 26 April Box Office: 0844 871 3014
Playhouse Theatre, Edinburgh Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 28 April – Saturday 3 May Box Office: 0844 871 7649
Regent Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 5 – Saturday 9 May Box Office: 0843 208 6000
The Lowry, Salford Quays Website: www.thelowry.com
Monday 12 – Saturday 17 May Box Office: 0844 871 7652
Milton Keynes Theatre, Milton Keynes Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 19 – Saturday 24 May Box Office: 0844 871 7645
New Victoria Theatre, Woking Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 26 – Saturday 31 May Box Office: 0844 871 3012
Hippodrome Theatre, Bristol Website: www.atgtickets.com
Monday 2 – Saturday 7 June Box Office: 024 7655 3055
Belgrade Theatre, Coventry Website: www.belgrade.co.uk
Monday 16 – Saturday 21 June Box Office: 01482 300 300
New Theatre, Hull Website: www.hullcc.gov.uk/hullnewtheatre