Pioneer Theatre Guild to present ‘Fame: The Musical’

Pioneer Theatre Guild will present Fame: The Musical, the pop-culture phenomenon about the legendary New York High School of the Performing Arts.

The performances will be held at Pioneer High School on:

●  Saturday, April 27th, 7:30 pm

●  Sunday, April 28th, 2:00 pm (matinee)

●  Friday, May 3rd, 7:30 pm

●  Saturday, May 4th, 7:30 pm

●  Sunday, May 5th, 2 p.m.

Prices are as follows:

$15 (adults); $10 (students, 65+ seniors)
For reserved seats,  go to
General admission tickets will be available at the door beginning one hour before each performance.

The cast is made up of 58 AAPS high school students who attend Pioneer High School, Community High School, Skyline High School, and the Early College Alliance at EMU. In addition, 60 students work on the Crew in sound, lighting, costumes, props, sets, paint, and makeup.

Set in the 1980s, the story follows a talented group of students from admission to graduation as they navigate the world of music, theatre, and dance, with all its challenges and triumphs. This energetic musical features the Academy Award-winning title song, “FAME,” along with many other catchy pop numbers.

Senior Francisco Fiori (center) rehearses the opening sequence with Fame cast members.  

Community High School senior Francisco Fiori, playing the role of Joe, believes the audience will enjoy “the interesting character stories and light and funny moments” of the musical as well as “all of the dance breaks.”

The creative team includes Director/choreographer Maya Alwan; Associate Director James Young; Associate Choreographer Thani Brant; Music Director Ryan Mackenzie Lewis; Assistant Music Director John Bogdan.

Maya Alwan (in red) directs cast members in the opening sequence of Fame the Musical.





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