The stories of the students and faculty of the New York City High School for the Performing Arts.

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The Art School was always their dream. They want to dance, they want to sing, to play music, to act but above all they want to live their lives while they are still young and full of energy. Leroy, Danny, Jesse, Chris, Coco and all the others try hard because they know that they've got a long way to go till they reach fame and riches. Fame costs and here (the Art School) is where they start paying for it. Written by Xenophon Tsakanikas <ftpadmin@antigoni.med.auth.gr>

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Fame, unlike Glee, won many awards for original songwriting. Composer Michael Gore (brother to "It's My Party" Leslie Gore, who helped him with the songwriting) won academy awards for best score in 1981 as well as best song, the title song Fame. Glee, conversely, was always just a cover show. See more »

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I LOVE Fame.
15 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

Of course, Fame the TV show is not patch on the classic Fame movie, but this show is still really good. With the same plot as the movie, the show follows the stories of the students and faculty at New York City's High School for the Performing Arts. If you enjoyed the brilliant movie and the just as brilliant West-End musical production of Fame, then I'm sure you'll enjoy the TV show of Fame It's great.


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