Friday, July 29 • 8 p.m. • $25
Saturday, July 30 • 8 p.m. • $25
Bergen Performing Arts Center beyondEducation gets ready to debut their long anticipated musical “Fame.” The musical “Fame” is set during the last year of New York City’s celebrated High School for the Performing Arts on 46th Street (1980- 1984). The musical is bittersweet but an ultimately inspiring story of a diverse group of students committing four years of grueling artistic and academic work. With candor, humor, and insight, the show explores the issues that confront many young people today.
This production of “Fame” the musical was developed through the beyondEducation program and the performers are from the local area. The beyond Education program is a special program that offers world class instruction close to home while giving students the opportunity to attend master classes by touring artists performing on the theater’s main stage. Students were mentored by bergenPAC staff and other professional stage crew members, designers, musicians, and choreographers to provide them with real life experience that they could use to pursue a career in theater.
This production of “Fame” is more than a musical it is an experience to see. The story will inspires those of all ages while the acting will surprise and engage the audience. These select students have put time and passion into this production, a grantee that this production will be fantastic. All ages are welcome to come to this presentation to see a musical of absolute artistic genius and wonder.