Fame the Musical is preparing to embark on a UK tour with a stop in Glasgow this summer.
Flying high in celebration of its 30th Broadway anniversary, the stage adaptation of the 1980 phenomenal pop culture film will run at the King’s Theatre in Glasgow from Monday 30 July until Saturday 4 August. Fame the Musical has seen seven West End runs since opening on Broadway in 1988 and continues to be one of the best loved musicals across the world.
The iconic story follows the lives of students at New York’s High School for the Performing Arts as they navigate their way through the highs and lows, the romances and the heartbreaks and the ultimate elation of life. This bittersweet but uplifting triumph of a show explores the issues that confront many young people today: prejudice, identity, pride, literacy, sexuality, substance abuse and perseverance.
Fame will be presented by Selladoor Worldwide, producers of Footloose, Avenue Q, Little Shop of Horrors with Adam Paulden & Dan Looney. With casting to be announced, Fame will be directed and choregraphed by Nick Winston with design by Morgan Large.
David Hutchinson Executive Creative Director of Selladoor said: “This new tour for 2018 celebrates the 30 years since the premiere of the Broadway production and will very much have its roots in the style and nostalgia of the original musical. Selladoor are dedicated to bringing large scale theatre to as broad an audience as possible across the UK and internationally, and we’re delighted to add another classic musical to our ever-growing portfolio’
Featuring the Oscar-winning title song and a cast of outstanding dancers, singers, musicians and rappers as they transform from star struck pupils to superstars.
Fame the Musical
King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Mon 30 Jul-Sat 4 Aug 2018
Mon-Sat evenings, 7.30pm
Wed & Sat matinees, 2.30pm
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