Fame

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.

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by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Actress and comedian Debra Wilson will host the 24th Annual Art Directors Guild Excellence in Production Design Awards (ADG, IATSE Local 800) on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at the InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown. The announcement was made today by ADG Awards Producer Scott Moses, ADG.
by Roy Berko - Jan 22, 2020
It's back! 'JERSEY BOYS,' the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, is back in residence at the Connor Palace in Playhouse Square for a short run.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Alexandra Billings became the first transgender actress to step into the role of Madame Morrible in Wicked, making her official debut on January 20th!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced Cornelius Smith Jr. (ABC's Scandal and All My Children) will perform in Arena Stage's 2020/21 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Broadway Records announced today that the original concept album for Platinum Girls - The Musical will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, February 28, 2020. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and will be available at Broadway Records' booth at BroadwayCon.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Theatre Aspen (Jed Bernstein, Producing Director) announced today that the organization's annual Gala, this year with a special 'Rockstar' theme, will be held at the Hotel Jerome in Aspen, Colorado, on Saturday, February 22, 2020. The evening will feature a special performance by two-time Tony Award, Drama Desk Award, and Outer Critics Circle Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell (Kiss Me, Kate; Man of La Mancha; Ragtime).
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Country Music Association presented industry honors at the Eighth Annual CMA Touring Awards Tuesday, Jan. 21 at Marathon Music Works in Nashville, celebrating Country Music's most respected professionals from the 2019 touring season. Singer, songwriter, producer and 2017 CMA New Artist of the Year Jon Pardi hosted the evening. He shared humorous, supportive anecdotes throughout the program, recognizing his own road crew as well as this year's nominees. The event awarded 16 industry professionals, including Tony Conway, CEO of Conway Entertainment Group, who was honored with the CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award. 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Peninsula Players will present a reading of 'Popcorn Falls,' a new two-person comedy by James Hindman. 'Popcorn Falls' will perform on Monday, February 3 at 7 p.m. at Björklunden, located at 7590 Boynton Lane, Baileys Harbor. 'Popcorn Falls' is produced with support from and in coordination with Door County Reads and its exploration of 'Virgil Wander' by Leif Engel. General seating is available and admission is free.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 22, 2020
A Soldier's Play officially opened on Broadway on January 21 for a limited engagement at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by West of Broadway - Jan 22, 2020
Segerstrom Center for the Arts' in Costa Mesa, California continues it's 2019 - 2020 Family Series with The Joshua Show: Episode 2. This family-friendly production plays February 1 and 2 in Samueli Theater. Will caught up with Joshua himself. Joshua holden is an Award-winning puppeteer and Ambassador joy. He shares how he uses singing, tap dancing and a cast of zany puppets to thrill audiences of all ages in his whimsical production about friendship and the value of being yourself.
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
GLAAD, the world's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) media advocacy organization, today announced that it will honor award-winning actress, producer, and activist Judith Light with the Excellence in Media Award at the 31st Annual GLAAD Media Awards in New York. GLAAD also announced that Lilly Singh, openly bisexual executive producer and host of NBC's a?oeA Little Late with Lilly Singh,a?? will serve as host of the Awards, which will take place at the Hilton Midtown in New York on Thursday, March 19. GLAAD previously announced that Ryan Murphy will receive the Vito Russo Award at the New York ceremony.
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Looking to start a new breed of independent films, Writer/ Producers Lisa Sanow (Also Director) and Willi Sanow will helm the motion picture Final 48 filming in the Fayetteville, Georgia area in late March. They aim to buck the big budget Hollywood superhero movie craze with their ultra low budget story-driven drama in what they affectionately call Puppyma 2020. Basing their film style on the Danish film movement Dogma 95, the Sanow sisters of SeaHawk Productions will create Final 48 with only nine characters, filming on six cameras, in four days at one location.
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
The Madison Square Garden Company announced today that legendary musician and MSG music franchise Billy Joel will continue his record-breaking monthly residency on July 23, 2020 with his 78th consecutive show at Madison Square Garden. More than 42 years after his debut performance at The Garden, the July 2020 show will mark Joel's 124th lifetime performance, all sell-outs, with more than one million tickets sold.
by TV Scoop - Jan 22, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, airing on NBC on Thursday, February 6, 2020!
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Acclaimed drummer Oscar Quilca Barcelli has announced plans for a North American tour this spring for his band, the Afro-Peruvian Jazz Project.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
With over 80 #1's across the US and UK, the production duo of Marc JB and Lee Dagger known as BIMBO JONES have been dropping hit records for over 20 years. For the duo's latest single, they've collaborated with the GRAMMY® winning legendary soul and R&B singer THELMA HOUSTON to deliver “TURN YOUR WORLD AROUND.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
For more than 12 years, Jeff Dunham and his delightfully irreverent cohorts, Peanut, Walter, José Jalapeño, Bubba J. and Achmed the Dead Terrorist, have filled arenas across the U.S. and the world with their multiple blockbuster tours. They have set out on their brand-new international tour, a?oeJEFF DUNHAM: SERIOUSLY!?,a?? making a stop at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday, August 15th at 7:00pm. In addition to his usual cast of irreverent accomplices, a?oeSERIOUSLY!?a?? includes the newest member of the troupe, a?oeLarry.a?? As the President's personal advisor, he gives his hilarious take on what it's like to work at the White House.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
This year will see the North American debut of the most extreme spectacle in live music, when RAMMSTEIN brings its full-scale stadium production to this continent for the first time ever. Rock n roll's most ambitious pyro-theatrical experience will be on display for a series of 10 open-air dates beginning August 20 at Parc Jean-Drapeau in Montreal and setting eight U.S. stadiums ablaze before a final bonfire at Foro Sol in Mexico City on September 27. The tour is produced by AEG Presents. 
by Stage Tube - Jan 21, 2020
Netflix has released the trailer for the new series Gentefied. Created by two Chicano first-gen writers, Gentefied is a half-hour dramatic comedy adapted from the 2017 Sundance digital darling of the same name. In this badass bilingual series about family, community, brown love, and the displacement that disrupts it all, three Mexican-American cousins struggle to chase the American Dream, even while that same dream threatens the things they hold most dear: their neighborhood, their immigrant grandfather, and the family taco shop. Set in a rapidly changing Los Angeles, the Spanglish dramedy will navigate important themes like identity, class, and balancing insta-fame with translating memes for their parents. But most importantly, Gentefied will settle once and for all how to pronounce Latinx.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Between 1968 and 1979, boxing superstar Muhammad Ali appeared on the Emmy® winning “Dick Cavett Show” no less than fourteen times. With natural charisma, quick wit and playful pugnacity, Ali was a perfect foil for the sophisticated broadcast host, and together they struck television gold. Whether discussing his prowess in the ring, the status of race relations in America or his controversial decision to refuse induction into the army during the Vietnam War, Ali was an entertaining and provocative guest. 
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Multi-platinum, chart-topping rock band, Nickelback is set to hit the road this summer, bringing some of their biggest hits to venues across North America on the band's 2020 headlining tour. Nickelback will celebrate the 15th anniversary of their Diamond-Certified, #1 album All The Right Reasons by performing the album in its entirety, in addition to a slew of hits fans know and love.  The album produced an astounding seven radio singles, five of which were Top 20 Hot 100 singles including “Photograph,” “Rockstar,” “Far Away,” “If Everyone Cared,” and “Savin' Me”.  Stone Temple Pilots will join as special guest on all dates. Tyler Bryant & The Shakedown and Switchfoot will support on select dates.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Saints + Sinners, an annual LGBTQ literary conference, will run concurrently with the The Tennessee Williams & New Orleans Literary Festival, March 27-29, 2020 for its 17th year. Founded in collaboration with NO/AIDS Task Force in 2003, Saints + Sinners (SAS) began as a creative outlet to showcase the vibrant and diverse LGBTQ literary community and offer HIV/AIDS information. a?oeOver 17 years SAS has grown into a year-round community of shared ideas and encouragement,a?? said executive director Paul Willis. a?oeAs one of our returning speakers, author Michael Cunningham recently shared, 'The Saints & Sinners LGBTQ Festival is among the most soulful, enlivening, spirited, diverse, and generally fabulous literary event I could name. There's nothing else quite like it.'a??
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Last Saturday, during Goodspeed's 15th annual Festival of New Musicals, the two-time Tony Award-winning theatre announced plans for a fresh approach to its new musical development at The Terris Theater in Chester, CT.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Two-time Emmy-nominated host David Feherty returns tomorrow night at 9 p.m. ET on GOLF Channel for a special edition of Feherty Live presented by Farmers Insurance(R). The one-hour show is being produced in front of a live audience, and will air in conjunction with the Farmers Insurance Open, title sponsor of this week's PGA TOUR stop. Farmers Insurance(R) also will return as presenting sponsor of the Feherty series for a fourth consecutive season in 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
On February 7, Guitar Mash and the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment will bring an audience as diverse as Queens itself to 'mash' with some of the music industry's most acclaimed guitarists and singer/songwriters when Flushing Town Hall hosts the first-ever NYC Urban Campfire: QUEENS.
by Christian Ranke - Jan 21, 2020
The almighty God has descended from heaven to reveal himself to the people (at Chat Noir) to clear up a few things. He is distraught by the manner the world has evolved since 'the launch' of the Ten Commandments and his last visit a few thousand years ago. Now he has come to speak the people (in the shape of Frank Kjosås) to clear up some misinterpretations, once and for all. Ninety minutes later we were not much the wiser, albeit there were laughs along the way.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The Long Island Music Hall of Fame has announced that it is accepting applications for the 2020 School Recognition Program.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
The Catastrophic Theatre is proud to produce Fefu and Her Friends, a signature work of feminist theatre by a giant of the avant-garde, Maria Irene Fornes, directed by Julia Oppenheim Traber. Over the years, The Catastrophic Theatre (and its predecessor Infernal Bridegroom Productions) have produced Fornes's The Danube and MUD, to much critical acclaim. Fefu and Her Friends runs February 14 a?" March 8 at the Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston (MATCH).
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
This past weekend, The Hollywood Museum held its first Lobby tribute of 2020, reuniting three remarkable leading ladies, Joan Van Ark, Michele Lee and Donna Mills, for the 40th anniversary of 'Knots Landing,' unveiling costumes worn by the three Knots' stars on the series, on loan from Warner Brothers and personal collections.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Broadway Theatre Project has announced Grammy Award-nominated singer, dancer, choreographer, and creative Carmit Bachar as a guest artist at BTP's summer 2020 intensive: BTP AT LAND AND SEA! At the project, Carmit will be sharing her knowledge of the entertainment industry with aspiring musical theatre performers.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
The Sydney Opera House today announced that Penn & Teller will bring their record-breaking Las Vegas live show to Sydney for eight performances at the Capitol Theatre from 14 a?" 21 April 2020.
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2020
Take a look back into our archives with us as we bring you another photo flashback! This time, we've got a photo of Peter O'Toole on the set of My Favorite Year in 1981.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
The critically-acclaimed international stage sensation Whitney - Queen of the Night is returning to the West End in 2020.
by Audrey Liebross - Jan 20, 2020
Desert Rose Playhouse has another winner in its laugh-filled world premiere campy musical, THOSE MUSCLEBOUND COWBOYS FROM SNAKE PIT GULCH, with book by Andy Halliday, music by Frank Schiro, and lyrics by CJ Critt. This production is well-done in every way.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
Beginning performances tonight, January 20, 2020, Alexandra Billings, from the hit show, 'Transparent,' will assume the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of Wicked.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
What happens when 1880 Western bandits are brought back to life in Azusa, CA by a space alien? Sam Shepard's The Unseen Hand joins Odyssey Theatre Ensemble's 50th Anniversary “Circa '69” Season of significant and adventurous plays that premiered around the time of the company's inception, coupled with Shepard's gritty and audacious Killer's Head. Longtime Shepard collaborator Darrell Larson directs both plays for a Jan. 25 opening at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A., where performances will continue through March 8.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2020
Penn & Teller today announced they will appear at Queensland Performing Arts Centre's (QPAC) Concert Hall from 7 to 11 April 2020 for their first ever Australian shows, in the magic duo's 45th year of working together.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Acclaimed singer and actress Erin Leddy (Ghostlight the musical; Anything Goes; The Great Gatsby) and multiple award-winning performer of stage and screen Tim Realbuto (who recently won The Hollywood Moving Image Award for Best Leading Actor for the motion picture YES) will bring their new concert From Broadway With Love to The Laurie Beechman Theatre at the West Bank Cafe on West 42d Street, right in the heart of midtown. The concert will take place at 7:00 PM on Thursday, February 13th, just in time for Valentine's Day. The two best friends are teaming up again after a very successful concert called Crossroads that they performed in 2018 at The Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Washington, DC Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM), in partnership with Broadway Across America (BAA),  has announced the full lineup of Broadway shows coming to Dallas in the 2020-2021 season. The eight-show lineup features fan-favorites, fresh adaptations, and seven Tony Award® winners including 2019's Best Musical, HADESTOWN. Season tickets will go on sale at 12 p.m. on Friday, January 17.
by West of Broadway - Jan 17, 2020
On this episode of West of Broadway, Will talks with Tony Award-winner and five-time Tony Award nominee Laura Benanti who is bringing her one-woman act to Walnut Creek, California's Lesher Center for the Arts on Friday, January 31st.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 17, 2020
Popular crooner Nicolas King is an in demand comodity in the cabaret and concert world. With a lifelong show business career and many luminaries who have worked with him, the industrious and gifted young artist remains humble and down to earth, thanks to lessons he has learned from great teachers. Stephen Mosher tells his story, as King prepares to open a new show at The Beach Cafe in February.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Preeminent gospel artist Yolanda Adams, The New York Times' critic-at-large Wesley Morris, and singer Valerie June are confirmed as part of the LA Phil's Power to the People! festival. Adams will perform with the LA Phil, led by Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel, as well as West Angeles Church of God in Christ Choir, at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Sunday, March 8, at 2pm. Morris, one of the most compelling cultural critics of our time, will speak at the California African American Museum, Tuesday, March 10, at 7pm. Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist June will perform along with Terence Blanchard and Ben Harper in an evening dedicated to the exploration of Spike Lee's movie music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, Saturday, March 14, at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (LBC) announced today it will present An Evening with Amy Grant on Tuesday, March 31 at 8 p.m. Conventional wisdom has it that Amy Grant put Contemporary Christian Music on the map, becoming the first CCM artist to have a platinum record, the first to hit No. 1 on the Pop charts, and the first to perform at the GRAMMY Awards.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Our Lady of Queens, a new production by writer Joseph Beck, will be premiered on Sunday January 19, 2020 at the Cinema Arts Centre, located at 423 Park Ave in Huntington, NY starting at 4 pm; with a Q&A session to follow.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
La Jolla Playhouse has announced the final two productions for its 2020/2021 season: the world premieres of to the yellow house, by Kimber Lee (tokyo fish story), directed by former Playhouse Associate Artistic Director Neel Keller (School for Wives, Light Up the Sky), running July 14 - August 9; and Guilty Pleasure, by Paul Rudnick (Jeffrey; screenplays for Sister Act, In & Out), directed by Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Diana), the Rich Family Artistic Director of La Jolla Playhouse. Produced in association with Diversionary Theatre, Guilty Pleasure will run November 8 - December 6.
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Sundance Institute will curate dozens of offscreen events, including behind-the-scenes panels on the art of filmmaking, musical performances and a?" around the theme of Imagined Futures a?" a public Bonfire and several extended post-screening conversations (known as IF Screenings), at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival taking place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, January 23 through February 2, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Former lead singer of rock band the Guess Who and multi-plantinum performing artist Burton Cummings performs at Pepperdine University at 8 p.m. on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
Take a journey to Jazz-age Chicago for a little razzle dazzle with a sizzling all- new production of the revered American musical Chicago! 
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2020
This February, Lincoln Center will present a plethora of music, dance, theater, and panel events across the campus and beyond. David Rubenstein Atrium continues to offer free programming, consisting of diverse live performances, and panel conversations. The 2019-20 season of LC Kids (October 5a?"June 7, 2020) is in full swing with free and ticketed events developed for toddlers, children, and teenagers stepping into young adulthood. The ongoing Great Performers series (October 29a?"May 16, 2020) brings an array of beloved musicians and up-and-coming artists to the Lincoln Center stage. American Songbook (January 22a?" February 29) concludes its latest season with artists performing Broadway, folk, classical, and more. 
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