Monday 17th June

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Fame at the New Wimbledon Theatre

Having never seen David De Silva’s original Oscar-winning film, I sat down at the New Wimbledon Theatre nervously, wondering whether I was about to watch a live version of Glee in legwarmers. As Fame – The Musical began, I realised I was right, only there were no legwarmers.

Gary Lloyd has modernised the story, setting it in present day New York. The school is still the same, the characters are still based on the originals, except the students of the PA School in New York now carry around mobile phones and iPads.

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Category: Dance