By Andrew Gans
27 Jun 2004
Drew Scott Harris directed the New York production with choreography by Lars Bethke. The creative team also included Norbert Kolb (sets), Ken Billington (lights), Paul Tazwell (costumes) and Christopher "Kit" Bond (sound). Fame was produced Off-Broadway by Richard Martini, Allen Spivak and Dodger Stage Holding by arrangement with The Father Fame Foundation.
Heading the cast of Fame are Jenna Coker as Grace, Natalie Cortez as Carmen Diaz, Rick Cornette as Nick Piazza, Emily Corney as Iris Kelly, Cheryl Freeman as Miss Esther Sherman, Nancy Hess as Ms. Greta Bell, Marque Lynche as Tyrone Jackson, Gannon Mchale as Mr. Sheinkopf, Dennis Moench as Schlomo Metzenbaum, Peter Reardon as Mr. Myers, José Restrepo as José Vegas, Sara Schmidt as Serena Katz, Seth Sikes as Goodman King and Q. Smith as Mabel Washington.
The ensemble comprises Alexis Carra, Ryan Christopher Chotto, Jessica Hope Cohen, Dinah Foddrill, David Garcia, David Glaspie, Wandah Kay, Shane Rhoades, Ambere Rogers, Luis Salgado, Erika Weber, Spiff Wiegand and Danita Salamida. The latter also serves as the choreography supervisor.
Tickets for Fame on 42nd Street are priced $70-$80. For more information, visit www.fameon42.com.