Pioneer Theatre Guild presents “FAME The Musical” April 27-May 5

 

Pioneer Theatre Guild (PTG) presents FAME The Musical, the pop-culture phenomenon about the legendary New York High School of the Performing Arts.

Set in the 1980s, the story follows a talented group of students from admission to graduation as they navigate the world of music, theatre, and dance, with all its challenges and triumphs. This energetic musical features the Academy Award-winning title song, “FAME,” along with many other catchy pop numbers.

“I’m excited about FAME The Musical because it is my last show with PTG,” says Pioneer senior Ashanti Kenyatta Campbell, who is playing the role of Tyrone. “I am looking forward to the audience being blown away by the opening sequence.”

PERFORMANCE DATES

  • Saturday, April 27th, 7:30pm
  • Sunday, April 28th, 2:00pm (matinee)
  • Friday, May 3rd, 7:30pm
  • Saturday, May 4th, 7:30pm
  • Sunday, May 5th, 2:00pm (matinee)

VENUE
Pioneer High School
Schreiber Auditorium
601 W. Stadium Blvd., Ann Arbor

TICKETS
$15 (Adults); $10 (Students, 65+ Seniors)
Advance tickets on Sale: April 5 (reserved seating) at A2tix.com
Link: a2tix.com/organizations/pioneer-theater-guild
General admission tickets available at the door, beginning one hour before each performance.

CREDITS: Conceived and Developed by David De Silva, with Book by Jose Fernandez, and Music and Lyrics by Steve Margoshes and Jacques Levy. Title Song “FAME” Written By Dean Pitchford and Michael Gore.

CREATIVE TEAM: Director/Choreographer: Maya Alwan; Associate Director: James Young; Associate Choreographer: Thani Brant; Music Director: Ryan Mackenzie Lewis; Assistant Music Director: John Bogdan.

 ABOUT THE CAST
The cast is made up of 58 AAPS high school students who attend Pioneer High School, Community High School, Skyline High School, and the Early College Alliance at EMU. In addition, 60 students work on the Crew in sound, lighting, costumes, props, sets, paint, and makeup.

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