Fame: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Fame is set at the prestigious High School of Performing Arts in New York City. The musical follows a diverse group of talented students as they navigate the challenges and triumphs in the competitive world of entertainment. From auditions to rehearsals, the narrative captures the raw passion of young artists on their journey to fame. Fame touches on themes of friendship, romance, and the pursuit of excellence in the arts.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1988)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1980s / USA (NYC)


Creative Team

Music: Steve Margoshes

Lyrics: Jacques Levy

Book: José Fernandez


Cast Albums

Original London Cast (1995)➝

Original American Cast (1999)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1980s, Based on a Movie, High School, Metatheatre, One-Word, Pop/RockPopular, School


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