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Only 5 performances of 'Fame - the Musical' will be in JAX

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FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase and The Nathan H. Wilson Center for the Arts are proud to present the 9th Annual High School Summer Musical Theater Experience! This year, participants will perform “FAME - The Musical”.

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This program provides theatre opportunities to 7th-12th graders in the First Coast area and allows them to work hands-on with some of the highest recognized local and regional theatre professionals. More than 80 student performers and technicians trained with professional theatre artists in preparation for the production of FAME - The Musical”.

Set during the last years of New York City's celebrated High School for the Performing Arts on 46th Street (1980-1984), “FAME - The Musical” is the bittersweet, but ultimately inspiring, story of a diverse group of students as they commit to four years of grueling artistic and academic work. With candor, humor and insight, the show explores the issues that confront many young people today: issues of prejudice, identity, self-worth, literacy, sexuality, substance abuse and perseverance.

FAME - The Musical
DATES:          TIMES:
Friday, July 25, 2014     8:00 p.m.
Saturday, July 26      8:00 p.m.
Friday, August 1       8:00 p.m.
Saturday, August 2      8:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 3      2:00 p.m.

LOCATION: Wilson Center for the Arts:
        Florida State College at JAX So. Campus
        11901 Beach Blvd.
        Jacksonville, FL 32099

TICKETS: for FAME – the Musical: $25.00 for Reserved Seating; $20.00 for seniors (60+), Military (with valid ID), and non-FSCJ students. $15.00 for Florida State College at Jacksonville students and employees (with valid ID). Tickets can also be purchased online at FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase. Order tickets by phone with Visa, MasterCard, American Express or Discover, by calling the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office: (904) 646-2222. Discounts are available for groups of 10 + by calling (904) 442-2947 or emailing Parking is always free at the Wilson Center.

***“FAME – The Musical” contains language that may not be suitable for children under 13.


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