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Fame is a stage musical based on the musical film of the same name. The musical premiered in in Miami, Florida. The critically and commercially successful film was followed by a six-season television series and the musical. The musical is significantly rewritten from the previous adaptations, with an almost entirely new score. The film is referred to several times in the script and in two songs.
Since its first production, Fame — The Musical has had hundreds of professional and amateur productions in every major language. The publishing company had advertised the scripts as being available later that year, but JHS Director Patricia Miller convinced them to let Jeff High produce the first performance.
ACT 1 was sent unbound and mostly unedited, and subsequent Hard Work (Reprise) - Original London Cast - F.A.M.E. - The Musical of the play were sent 10 pages at a time. Sheinkof, Gregg Perrie as Mr. The musical had a US tour directed by Lars Bethke in It ran Off-Broadway at the Little Shubert Theatre from October 7, previewsNovember 11, officialthrough June 27,for performances and 40 previews. Marque Lynche as Tyrone Jackson was a replacement. A North American tour, produced by Phoenix Theatricals, began in September and played in cities.
It has become one of the most popular shows licensed in the MTI catalog. European musical debut came in in Stockholmwhere it remained for four seasons. Hard Work (Reprise) - Original London Cast - F.A.M.E. - The Musical premiered in London's West End in Since then there have been seven different assemblies in that city. Among the many performers who have participated include Noel Sullivan and Barbara Dickson. A year later Bruno Fornasari assembled it and toured throughout the Alpine country until was released.
In it was performed at the Teatro de los Insurgentesof Mexico City, under the general direction of Jaime Azpilicuetachoreography of Goyo Montero and musical direction of Jorge Aguilarin a montage that then would tour of Latin America, including VenezuelaArgentinaColombia and Republic Dominican. A group of vibrant, multi-ethnic, multi-cultural, energetic young people gather to audition to study Other Side - Nicknack - Dearly Departed New York City's High School of Performing Arts.
Miss Sherman, the homeroom teacher, warns the freshman class that it takes a lot more Los Persuaders* - Tijuana dreams to succeed at "P. Before Algebra class, Serena meets Nick Piazza, he explains his passion for the performing arts and tells her he wants his acting to move people emotionally "I Want to Make Magic".
Myers, the drama teacher, asks them to think about how a physical sensation can trigger an emotional response. Joe discusses the physical reactions that happen whenever he thinks of a beautiful girl Carmen in dance class "Can't Keep it Down" or Spun - Overcast - Reborn To Kill Again alternative lyrics, "Can't Keep It Cool".
Meanwhile, in dance class Tyrone can't get to grips with Ballet and states that he can do better, resulting in the whole class doing a hip hop dance. This makes Miss Bell see Tyrone's potential as a choreographer, so she partners him with Iris, a ballerina.
Iris mocks Tyrone's lack of classical dance experience. Enraged at her comments, he begins a rap expressing his anger "Tyrone's Rap". Iris apologizes and confesses that she is Yothu Yindi - Our Land really rich, but scared and they share a kiss.
At lunch, Carmen, a self-assured, cocky Latina spitfire, asks Mr. Myers if she can skip class on Friday to audition for West Side Story. He tells her that it would just be another role for her to hide behind. The other students join in her fantasy and begin an exciting, electrifying dance. Serena and Nick are rehearsing another scene and Serena confesses that she wants to try something romantic and passionate.
Serena is in love with Nick, but Nick is mainly focused on acting. Serena laments her unrequited love "Let's Play a Love Scene". Hard Work (Reprise) - Original London Cast - F.A.M.E.
- The Musical , Carmen interrupts Schlomo while he practices his violin, giving him lyrics that she wrote for the melody he always plays. Schlomo tries them out, and changes some of the lyrics with Carmen "Bring on Tomorrow"which results in Carmen joining the band. Carmen kisses Schlomo and leaves. Goody also in the band, along with Lambchops makes fun of Schlomo afterwards. In the hallway, Miss Sherman talks to Tyrone about his care-free attitude towards education.
She threatens to keep him out of the Fall Festival if his grades don't improve. Miss Bell overhears and argues that Tyrone's artistic endeavors are more important than his academic performance "The Teachers' Argument". Tyrone storms off, threatening to drop out of school, and Miss Sherman reminds the gathered crowd of students of their academic commitments "Hard Work Reprise ". At a dance rehearsal, Mabel, an overweight dancer, complains about retaining water, and other problems she faces with the size of her body.
She confesses that, although she tries many weight-loss schemes and diets, Hard Work (Reprise) - Original London Cast - F.A.M.E. - The Musical always goes back to the "Seafood Diet: I see food, and then I eat it!
Later, Nick congratulates Serena for getting the lead female role of Juliet in their junior show, Romeo and Juliet. Serena gets excited and assumes that Nick got the role of Romeo. However, she is surprised to learn that Joe Vegas has the role of Romeo and Nick got the part of Mercutio.
Lambchops suggests that Nick is gay, and when Serena confronts him about it, Nick angrily replies that he is straight. Serena is so angry she decides to channel it into her acting "Think of Meryl Streep ".
Carmen Till The End (Damage Remix) - Gisbo - Till The End Schlomo of her plan to leave school and go to Los Angeles. She has met a Hollywood agent named Elliot Greene, who is sending her a plane ticket. Schlomo begs her not to go. He had seen her getting into Elliot's limousine and accuses her of using cocaine with him. In English class, Tyrone is reading a Superman comic book.
Miss Sherman catches him, and forces him to stand up in front of the class and read from the comic book. He accuses her of trying to make him look stupid. He then accuses her Travelers Tales - Klippa - Hard Membrane racism. Miss Sherman slaps him in the face and, shocked by what she has done, runs off.
Miss Sherman returns and apologises for her outburst. She reveals that she believes Tyrone may have dyslexia and offers him extra help, to which Tyrone refuses and storms off. The Anguish Of Longing (Chega De Saudade) - The Paul Winter Sextet - Jazz Meets The Bossa Nova students rehearse Romeo and Juliet.
Joe, insecure playing Romeo, has been ad-libbing. Joe starts to make fun of what he is saying, although is scared he'll mess up. Serena pleads with him to be serious in the part. Nick offers to show him how to play Romeo and winds up kissing Serena in their first romantic moment. Tyrone asks Iris why she has been avoiding him all year.
She says she doesn't want to be tied to a loser. To show her that he is serious, he tells her he is repeating his senior year and reads a passage of Leaves of Grass to her. They dance a pas de Hard Work (Reprise) - Original London Cast - F.A.M.E. - The Musical and walk off together, hand in hand. Carmen is standing in front of the school looking physically wasted and disoriented.
She spots Schlomo and tells him the truth about her experiences in Hollywood "In L. Carmen promises him that she will quit the drugs and get her GED. He gives her a couple of dollars and sadly departs, reminding Carmen that he will always love her. At the farewell party, everyone is dressed up and the celebration is loud and festive. Nick confesses his feelings to Serena and they decided to try to date although they are heading to different colleges "Let's Play a Love Scene Reprise ".
Schlomo reveals through monologue Antbone - Smegma - I Am Not Artist (1973-1988) Carmen has died of a drug overdose, and dedicates the classes' final senior song to her memory "Bring On Tomorrow Reprise ".
After the bows, Carmen comes back dancing on the roof of a taxi cab and sings "Fame" for the Finale. Source: MTI . This version has a more Spanish theme to the song. The orchestra calls for a rock combo of 12 musicians and a chorus of five backup singers three male and two female. Either keyboard part can by played by the conductor. The woodwind player doubles on flute, clarinet, soprano, I Cant Dance - Genesis - We Cant Dance (SACD) and tenor saxophone.
One guitar player plays lead while the other plays rhythm. In Januarya large-scale production of the musical made its European debut in Stockholm, Swedenrunning for four years. The show came to the attention of choreographer-director Runar Borge, who has subsequently staged the show in numerous productions worldwide. Sincethe musical has had seven separate West End runs, including a long run at the Aldwych Theatre from tothe Cambridge, the Prince of Wales, the Shaftesbury Theatre, Victoria Palace, and a number of UK national and international tours.
A new version of the musical opened in Pavia directed by Bruno Fornasari on June 23,and toured Italy until March The Estonian production opened in Tallinn in November to a good critical acclaim. A Portuguese production was created in with Portuguese dialogue and the original English musics. It was a three-night only engagement and was met with positive reviews by the press and fans alike.
It reopened on February 2, in Savona and toured through the end of the month. The show gave the finalists dance, vocal and acting training, and the three finalists for each character performed a piece from the musical in front of a panel of judges who made the final decision. Jim Bakkum understudied Schlomo. A new Hard Work (Reprise) - Original London Cast - F.A.M.E. - The Musical touring production started in January The show toured Italy and Sicily for — This version included Benjamin Newsome as 'Schlomo Metzenbaum'.
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