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PRESS: Jan van Riebeeck High School presents FAME THE MUSICAL with energy and talent

Razelle Hanekom


“Fame the Musical", presented by Jan van Riebeeck High School, is set to dazzle audiences with its vibrant energy, compelling story, and outstanding performances. This iconic production, based on the beloved film and television series, promises an unforgettable experience filled with music, dance, and drama.

Directed by Regina Malan, this production of "Fame the Musical" brings together a talented cast of 35 performers, each bringing their unique flair to the stage. The musical follows the journey of students at the prestigious New York City High School of Performing Arts as they navigate the challenges and triumphs of pursuing their dreams in the competitive world of entertainment.

Featuring hit songs like "Fame," "I Want to Make Magic," and "Bring on Tomorrow," the musical's dynamic soundtrack will have audiences tapping their feet and singing along. The choreography, designed by Alyssa Isaacs, captures the essence of the '80s while infusing contemporary styles for a fresh and exciting visual experience.

"We're thrilled to bring 'Fame the Musical' to Cape Town," says Regina. "This production celebrates the passion, dedication, and resilience of young artists striving for greatness. Audiences can expect a high-energy show filled with heart, humor, and unforgettable performances."

The production team includes students from Hoërskool Jan van Riebeeck, who have worked tirelessly to create a captivating and immersive experience for theatergoers of all ages. From stunning set designs to dazzling costumes, every detail has been carefully crafted to transport audiences into the world of performing arts.

"Fame the Musical" will run from 16 to 21 April at The Star Theater (Homecoming Center). Tickets are available for purchase on Quicket. Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of "Fame" live on stage!


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