Fame on 42nd Street Revival 2003

Opened: November 11, 2003
Closing: June 27, 2004

Fame on 42nd Street - 2003 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Stage 42
422 West 42nd Street (between 9th and 10th) New York, NY 10036

Based on the film and television series by Christopher Gore

Set in New York's legendary High School for the Performing Arts, Fame follows a group of talented students in their quests for stardom and success as well as in their struggles with romance and other teenaged relationships.

Fame on 42nd Street - 2003 - Off-Broadway Cast

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Fame on 42nd Street FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Pray I Make P.A.
Hard Work
I Want to Make Magic
Can't Keep It Down
Tyrone's Rap
Let's Play a Love Scene
There She Goes!
Fame
Bring on Tomorrow
The Teachers' Argument
I Gotta Find a Way
Think of Meryl Streep
Dancin' on the Sidewalk
These Are My Children
Lemme Out!
The Pas-de-Deux
In L.A.
Like Carmen, Not Me!
Mabel's Prayer
Hard Work
I Want To Make Magic
There She Goes/Fame
Let's Play A Love Scene
Bring On Tomorrow
The Teacher's Argument
Think Of Meryl Streep
Mabel's Prayer
Dancin' On The Sidewalk
These Are My Children
In L.A.
Fame on 42nd Street has had 7 productions including Regional (US) which opened in 1989, West End which opened in 1995, US Tour which opened in 1999, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003, which opened in 2009 and West End which opened in 2019.
Fame on 42nd Street has been nominated for the Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards.

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