The White Plains Performing Arts Center’s Conservatory Theatre is putting the finishing touches on “Fame,” the musical based on the TV show that was popular when I was as old as some of the kids in this cast.
Directed by Jeremy Quinn, with choreography by Linda Duci and musical direction by Anthony Travaglini, the show will run at 8 p.m. May 21 and 22 and at 2 p.m. May 23.
The cast: Jackie Alfenas, William Bailey, Bryelle Burgus, Paula Chang, Donya Feizbakhsh, Jessica Ford, Bret Fox, Max Golden, Kira Goldsmith, Ian Gordon, Tyler Haddock-Ortiz, Marisa Hann, Samantha Kenny, Paul Lazo, Elizabeth Lynn, David Melendez, Ariana Morales, Bo Mzila, Alexis Newman, April Nuovo, Holly Petre, Chris Siley, Sara Snadowsky, Will Socolof, Sam Stiglianese, Matthew Velez, Sofia Zambenedetti, Rebecca Zdanoff
Tickets are $20, $15 for students and seniors. At 11 City Place in the City Center mall, White Plains. 914-328-1600, ext. 16. Go to the top floor of the parking garage and take the walkway over to the mall and you’re there.
There’s news afoot at WPPAC. A year after the departure of Jack Batman & Co. — who reimagined the theater as a home for big Broadway-style revivals of rarely produced musicals — there’s word that a new creative team is in the wings. More to follow.