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Florida Rep Education’s Conservatory Production of “Fame The Musical”


May. 18, 2023 - May. 28, 2023

Historic Arcade Theatre

Florida Rep Education’s Conservatory

Book by José Fernandez Music by Steve Margoshes Lyrics by Jacques Levy Conceived and Developed by David De Silva| Directed by Monique Caldwell | Music Direction by Emily Turtle | Sponsored by Lynne Birdt

The production stars local SWFL youth artists performing with a live band featuring Matt Edwards (bass), John Gonzalez (percussion), Frank Sanders (saxophone/reed), Tim Torres (guitar), and Emily Turtle (keyboard

About the Show

An unmistakable title from the unforgettable film and television franchise, Fame The Musical inspired generations to fight for fame and light up the sky like a flame! Conceived and developed by David De Silva – now known affectionately to the planet as “Father Fame” – this high-octane musical features the Academy Award-winning title song and a host of other catchy pop numbers. The show follows the final class of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts from their admission in 1980 to their graduation in 1984. All of the struggles, fears and triumphs – from prejudice to substance abuse – are depicted with razor-sharp focus as the young artists navigate the worlds of music, drama and dance. Fame is an international sensation that continues to reach new generations of performers and audience members.

Fame the Musical is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI).
All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI.  

Show Dates: May 18th -21st, 26th – 27th
Parent Advisory: This production includes mature content and language that may not be suitable for children under the age of 11.

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